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Mrs. Ballantine from Grafton OH is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Home Sweet Classroom

My students need new and updated materials to enhance our learning environment.

  • $491 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in my classroom come from many different backgrounds, but once they arrive at school we become part of the same team. I strive to make my classroom a safe place for students to feel free to be themselves and become a community of learners in a place full of laughter and fun. I want my students to be excited about coming into my classroom every single day.

Each student in my classroom is a unique individual with unique learning needs.

As their teacher, it is my duty to expose these children to as many learning experiences as possible.

We are a Title I school. This means the school provides free breakfast and lunch to more than half of the children who are coming from low-income families.

My Project

It’s that time of year when we start to realize what could use a good update in our classroom. We are in need of a class set of crayons for all of our Spring projects, bags to carry these projects home, and updated classroom decor to keep ourselves motivated and excited about school as the year comes to a close. We have also noticed the benefits of a Yacker Tracker in some classrooms around us, and could use this awesome method of reminding students to stay focused during these last days of the school.

We are blessed with what we have, but some of our basic resources are running low.

We are also in need of some additional storage options to keep what we do have safe and accessible for future classes to enjoy. My students have worked extremely hard all year long and deserve a strong push for the finish line!

Mrs. Ballantine
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Yacker Tracker Noise Level Monitor Detector - Visual LED Traffic Signal Light - Great for Schools, Classrooms, Cafeterias, Hospitals and More - 17" • Amazon Business $105.99 1 $105.99
Crayola(r) Standard Classpack (800 count, 50 each color) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $59.46 1 $59.46
IRIS 5 Drawer Storage & Organizer Chest, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $46.99 1 $46.99
15 Laminated Educational Posters, Alphabet, Shapes, Colors, Numbers 1-100, Multiplication Table, Days of the Week, Months of the Year,Money,Emotions,Human Body,Time,Opposites,Seasons,Weather,Animals • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
PP506 - Classroom Supply Caddies - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Shopping Bags 8x4.75x10.5" 100Pcs BagDream Gift Bags,Cub, Paper Bags, Kraft Bags, Retail Bags, White Paper Bags with Handles 100% Recyclable Paper • Amazon Business $23.97 1 $23.97
Flambeau 6576NA Parts Storage Drawer, Hardware and Craft Cabinet with 25 Drawers • Amazon Business $17.43 1 $17.43
Stamp-Ever 10-In-1 Teachers Stamp Kit, Stamp Impression Size: 5/8-Inch Diameter, Blue/Red (4630) • Amazon Business $14.86 1 $14.86
First Day Jitters (Mrs. Hartwells classroom adventures) • Amazon Business $12.87 1 $12.87
Marquee Bold Block 2" Magnetic Letters • Amazon Business $10.33 1 $10.33
Colorful Chalkboard EZ Letters • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Business Source Mini Binder Clips - Pack of 100 - Assorted Colors (65360) • Amazon Business $5.50 1 $5.50
BAZIC Jumbo Colored Craft Stick 50 Per Pack • Amazon Business $4.07 1 $4.07

Materials cost

$372.44

Vendor shipping charges

$8.92

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$416.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.58

Total project goal

$490.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$490.53

6 Donors

-$345.12

Donations toward project cost

-$296.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.09

match offer

-$142.26

Match offer toward project cost

-$120.92

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.34

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.15

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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