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Ms. Kimball from Springfield MA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Me Organize My Classroom!

Help me give my students a way to keep their work organized and readily available.

  • $329 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are inquisitive, creative, and motivated. They love science, animals, and coloring. They have different learning needs and styles. My students benefit from hands on activities and strategies to keep organized.

Interactive notebooks will help my students keep their notes and thoughts together in one place.

My students are in desperate need of organizational strategies. They need supplies and supports to keep their materials, notes, and supplies organized. Many of my students live below the poverty line and do not have access to the materials they need at the beginning of the school year, such as binders, notebooks, markers, and glue.

My Project

My goal for the upcoming school year is for my students, and therefore my classroom, to stay organized. However, many students do not have the means necessary to get their own supplies - they were not able to purchase their own folders, notebooks, or coloring supplies.

One way I plan to keep us organized is by using interactive notebooks.

Each student will have a composition notebook for reading and writing. They will cut out colorful anchor charts to glue into the notebook, along with writing journal responses and vocabulary terms. All of their work will stay in one place. Another organization strategy will be to use individual dry erase boards for math work instead of scrap paper.

Ms. Kimball
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dry Erase Board 12/pk 9.5 X 12 • Teachers' School Supply $36.55 2 $73.10
Mead Composition Books, Notebooks, Wide Ruled Paper, 100 Sheets, Comp Book, Black, 12 Pack (72936) • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
Crayola Colored Pencils 12 Each (Pack of 24), Pre-sharpened, Assorted Colors - 68-0004 • Amazon Business $35.36 1 $35.36
Set of 12 Magnetic Dry Erase Markers with Eraser Cap Tips. Magnetic Feature is Great to Use On Fridge, Locker, Etc. • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 gsm, “Brights” 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (99608) • Amazon Business $16.80 1 $16.80
Smead Two-Pocket Heavyweight File Folder, Letter Size, Assorted Colors, 50 per Carton (87863) • Amazon Business $16.27 1 $16.27
Crayola Ultra Clean Washable Broad Line Markers, 40 Classic Colors, Gift for Kids • Amazon Business $15.80 1 $15.80
Scotch 5-Inch Soft Touch Blunt Kid Scissors, 12 Count Teacher Pack, Blue (1442B-12) • Amazon Business $12.06 1 $12.06
AmazonBasics Purple Washable School Glue Sticks, Dries Clear, 0.24-oz Stick, 30-Pack • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$237.34

Vendor shipping charges

$8.04

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$278.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.22

Total project goal

$328.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$328.16

2 Donors

-$328.16

Donations toward project cost

-$278.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.22

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$0.00

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