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Ms. Posluszny from Union City NJ is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hogwarts Recreated! A Classroom Complete for Every Witch and Wizard!

Help me give my students the fun and magic of transforming our classroom into Hogwarts, complete with camaraderie and the competitive spirit that will arise when recreating the four houses amongst the students!

  • $598 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is full of creative students who are eager to learn. Their passion and excitement when they arrive at school motivates me to be the best possible teacher, for them. For many of my students, they look forward to school because it is a place where they only have to worry about themselves. They come to school to feel appreciated, develop friendships and to challenge themselves to grow and be better students and well-rounded individuals.

My students love coming to school because it's a place where they can feel important, comfortable and have fun!

I strive so hard to make my students feel welcome in my classroom and to make each student aware of the value that they personally add to our classroom. As a result, they very much understand that they are an asset to our community, and this belief motivates them to show up every day, on time, and makes them excited about receiving a quality education. I work tirelessly to let my students know that I believe in them, in hopes that they will also believe in themselves!

My Project

I want to transform my classroom into a place of magic and wonder! My goal is to convert the bland everyday classroom into a Hogwarts/Harry Potter themed room, full of enchantment, excitement and competition. Upon entering the room, the students can leave their troubles outside the door while they let their imaginations run wild.

My students will explore camaraderie and competition through the recreation of the four Hogwarts houses within our own classroom, both earning and lose points based on performance, behavior and actions within and outside the classroom!

I want this classroom to be a place where they can feel excited to come each day. Something different from the normal structure they sit within all day. I hope that this classroom transformation can set the bar from day 1 that reading and learning can also be fun!

Ms. Posluszny
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Homfa Bookshelf Rack 5 Tier Vintage Bookcase Shelf Storage Organizer Modern Wood Look Accent Metal Frame Furniture Home Office • Amazon Business $99.99 1 $99.99
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone • Amazon Business $8.50 9 $76.50
Paksh Novelty 1-Gallon Glass Jar Wide Mouth with Airtight Plastic Lid - USDA Approved BPA-Free Dishwasher Safe Mason Jar for Fermenting, Kombucha, Kefir, Storing and Canning Uses, Clear (4 Pack) • Amazon Business $38.99 1 $38.99
Westcott 8" Titanium Bonded Scissors, 2 Scissors • Amazon Business $7.01 3 $21.03
Royal Imports Red Flat Marbles, Pebbles, Glass Gems for Vase Fillers, Party Table Scatter, Wedding, Decoration, Aquarium Decor, Crystal Rocks, or Crafts, 5 LBS (Approx 400 pcs) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Skeleteen Witch Broomstick Costume Accessories - Realistic Wizard Flying Broom Stick Costumes Accessory for Kids and Adults Brown • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Dashington Flat Yellow Marbles, Pebbles (2.5 Pound Bag) for Vase Filler, Table Scatter, Aquarium Decor, Approximately 250-300 Marbles • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Pacon PAC57175 Fadeless Bulletin Board Art Paper, 4-Feet by 50-Feet, Brite Blue (57175) • Amazon Business $18.49 1 $18.49
CYS EXCEL Glass Vase Fillers (5 Pounds- Approx. 500) Multiple Color Choices Flat Marbles, Stone Gem for Centerpieces, Decorative Glass Beads, Glass gems (Gem Stone Green, 5LBS) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
CYS EXCEL Glass Vase Fillers (5 Pounds- Approx. 500) Multiple Color Choices Flat Marbles, Stone Gem for Centerpieces, Decorative Glass Beads, Glass gems (Gem Stone Cobalt Blue, 5LBS) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Gift Garden Friends Gift Gold Vintage Picture Frame 4 by 6 Inch in Hand Painted for Photo Display 4x6 • Amazon Business $16.98 1 $16.98
Pacon PAC57015 Fadeless Bulletin Board Art Paper, 4-Feet by 50-Feet, White (57015) • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Pacon Fadeless Bulletin Board Art Paper, 4-Feet by 50-Feet, Apple Green (57135) • Amazon Business $16.49 1 $16.49
Pacon Fadeless Bulletin Board Art Paper, 4-Feet by 50-Feet, Brown (57025) • Amazon Business $15.90 1 $15.90
Pacon PAC57305 Fadeless Bulletin Board Art Paper, 4-Feet by 50-Feet, Black (57305) • Amazon Business $14.35 1 $14.35
Reminisce Wizard 101 Collection Kit • Amazon Business $13.34 1 $13.34
Scotch Tough Grip Moving Packaging Tape, 1.88 in. x 22.2 yd, 1.5 in Core, 6 Rolls with Dispenser per Pack, Tough grip on all box types including boxes made with 100% recycled fibers(150-6) • Amazon Business $12.87 1 $12.87
Fun Central 72 Pieces - Plastic Pencil Sharpener Manual in Bulk for School and Classroom Supplies - Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Best Friends (Real Friends) • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79

Materials cost

$470.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.06

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$507.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.59

Total project goal

$597.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$597.25

6 Donors

-$293.39

Donations toward project cost

-$279.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.86

Matching donations from our partners

-$268.39

Match offers toward project cost

-$228.13

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.26

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$35.47

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$0.00

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