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Mrs. Muniz-Grainger from Dallas TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Happy Mail

Help me give my students Cursive handwriting workbooks, pencils, pens with erasers, pencil pouches, mailers, pretzels, fruit snacks, boom box inflatable and gummy bear inflatables.

  • $597 goal

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My Students

I have 43 lovable, loud, kind, and very smart students. They all have the ability to shine and express what makes them special. Even my little shy ones take their moment in the spotlight. Right now we are apart and we see each other on Zoom our online classroom. Well, we don’t see all of the students at the same time due to lack of internet or students wait until their parents come home so that they can use their parent's phone to login.

My kids need supplies that will help them work from home and possibly bring joy during these difficult times.

It's hard knowing that our students depend on us on a daily basis. Our students are used to having us be their support system and now we are forced to be apart in order to be safe.

My Project

Third grade is a fun grade to teach. My students this year have meant so much to me. My group of 43 students simply are sweet, rowdy, and very smart. I miss my kiddos!

Giving my kids "Happy Mail" will just bring sparks of joy.

My students need to continue working on their cursive handwriting skills. The workbooks will help them master their skills. Students will need extra pencils and pens to help them write in cursive. Some students struggle with griping their pencils as they write. That's why they need pencil grips. The pencil pouch will help my students keep their pencils, pens, pencil grips in one place.

Of course, when you work from home snacks are a must. Fruit snacks and pretzels will help keeps those smart brains filled with energy. The gummy bear inflatable will go with a sweet message that says "I miss you beary much!" The Inflatable boom box will have a message that says, "I miss jammin' with y'all." I think my kids will just have so much fun with these inflatables. This project will help my students with their handwriting and bring sparks of joy to their day.

Mrs. Muniz-Grainger
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Traditional Handwriting: Beginning Cursive, Grades 2 - 5 $3.99 44 $175.56
Kangaroo's HUGE 24" Inflatable Gummy Bears (6-Pack); Girls Party Favors; Party Decor! Fun Colors $19.95 5 $99.75
6 PCS Inflatable Boombox - 80s 90s Party Supplies Decorations Inflatable Boom - Rappers Hip Hop B-Boys Costume Accessories (16.5 Inches) $11.55 4 $46.20
Mlife Pencil Grips - Children Pencil Holder Writing Aid Grip Trainer, Ergonomic Training Pen Grip Posture Correction Tool for Kids (Set of 10PCS) $6.99 4 $27.96
EOOUT 24pcs Zipper Pencil Pouch, Waterproof Zipper File Bag Pen Case, for Office Supplies, Travel Accessories and Cosmetics, 12 Colors $11.99 2 $23.98
Inspired Mailers - Poly Mailers 10x13 - Clouds (Writable Area) - 100 Pack - 3.15mil Unpadded Shipping Envelopes - Packaging Envelopes (10x13, 100 Pack) $21.99 1 $21.99
Paper Mate 3930158 EraserMate Erasable Pen, Medium Point, Black, 12-Count $4.99 4 $19.96
Snyder's of Hanover Mini Pretzels, Individual Packs, 1.5 Ounce, 48 Count $19.49 1 $19.49
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack $12.49 1 $12.49
Sharpie Quick-Drying Permanent Marker (1988992) $11.21 1 $11.21
Welch's Fruit Snacks, Mixed Fruit, Gluten Free, Bulk Pack, 0.9 oz Individual Single Serve Bags (Pack of 80) $11.19 1 $11.19

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