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Ms. Burns from Indianapolis IN is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Incentives for Hard Workers!

Help me give my students small items such as molding sand and Hot Cheetos to fill our treasure box with to help keep scholars engaged and encouraged!

  • $171 goal

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My Students

I teach at an inner city, low-income school in Indianapolis. A full 100% of the students at my school receive free lunch. My 28 fourth graders come to school with differing needs and backgrounds, but they are all willing and ready to learn and grow.

Although most of my students come to school without daily necessities, I believe it is my duty to provide them with a safe and comfortable environment where they can do their best each and every day.

My students are tremendously hardworking and strive to grow, create, and learn!

My Project

My scholars are in need of a "sprucing up" of our classroom incentives that they can earn throughout the school day/week. We are asking for the following materials: treats, kinetic sand, candy, stress balls, and fidget toys, to earn throughout the school day.

We ask so much of such young learners, it is critical that they feel supported and rewarded for their hard work and responsibility.

My school is in a unique position of being an innovation school within a public school network. We have a very rigorous academic curriculum and expect so much out of our scholars. We push and push scholars to perform their best every single day, and I believe that they should feel appreciated and get celebrated for that hard work.

I am requesting materials for our classroom treasure box, as well as whole class rewards. These rewards will be used for students that show up every single day with their best attitude and work ethic, for awesome behavior and citizenship, and for meeting or exceeding personal and whole class goals. These items include squishy toys, molding sand, and snacks.

Ms. Burns
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Colorful Molding Sand - 6 Pieces of Magic Sculpting and Squishy - Perfect for Gifts for Kids, Stress Reliever, Learning Tool, Novelties, Party Favor and Bag Supplies • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
Cheetos Cheetos Hot & Spicy Variety Pack, 40 Ounce • Amazon Business $16.98 1 $16.98
Nestle Crunch Fun Size Bars, 11 oz - 3 Pack • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Nerds Rope Rainbow Candy, 0.92 Ounce Package (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $14.66 1 $14.66
Mochi Squishy Toys FLY2SKY 30Pcs Animal Squishies Party Favors for Kids Stress Relief Toys Kawaii Animal Stress Toys Cat Stress Reliever Squishy Toys Mini Novelty Gifts Seal Rabbit Cat Random Squishys • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Starburst Original Fun Size 2 10.58 Oz Bags • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
AirHeads Bars, Chewy Fruit Candy, Variety Pack, Party, 90 Count (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98

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