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Ms. Berge from Sumner WA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Incentives, Organization, and Science

Help me give my students incentives,organization, and the materials needed for our STEM fair experiment!

  • $377 goal

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My Students

This year I am thrilled to be teaching 25+ boisterous 5th graders. MLE is a school like no other. It thrives on a tradition to preserve it's "small town" feel. But as our student body grows, so are student's needs. Our students come from all walks of life, but all have the desire to succeed in the classroom.

As an educator, I strive to provide every available opportunity to my students- no matter their background.

With your help, I can acquire the materials necessary to make the most of my instruction and help all of my students succeed! Thank you for your consideration.

My Project

Being confined to a small portable with 25 kids (several taller than myself), 25 desks, 25 backpacks, a large small group table, and flexible seating options, we need all the space we can get.

Any opportunity to maximize floor space is a must.

I am also requesting Jolly Ranchers and Dum Dums to use as incentives for students. These candies are small and mess free. Even more importantly, they are both peanut free, and made on dedicated equipment so they are safe for all students.

Another fun item on our request list is playground balls for four square and kickball.

In addition, I am requesting materials for our upcoming stem fair where we will be making a presenting a booth on greenhouses. Materials include seeds, special light bulbs, batteries, electrical tape, cups, poster boards, and more.

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Ms. Berge
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Really Good Stuff, Store More Clipboard Stand, Organizational Tool, Easy Assembly, Sturdy Clipboard Holder • Amazon Business $57.44 2 $114.88
ArtSkills Display Board, 36" x 48", White, 6 Pack • Amazon Business $29.18 1 $29.18
Playground Balls, 8.5 Inch Dodgeball Kickball for Kids Adults Outdoor Four Square Handball Game with Hand Pump (4 Pack) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
100 Jiffy 7 Peat Pellets 42mm - Seeds Starting - Jiffy Peat Pellet Helps to Avoid Root Shock - 100 Jiffy Peat Pellets 42mm (1) • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
Organic Alfalfa Sprouting Seeds By Handy Pantry Brand | 1 Pound Resealable Bag | Non-GMO Seeds For Growing Sprouts, Food Storage, And More • Amazon Business $15.97 1 $15.97
DUM DUMS Lollipops, Variety Flavor Mix, 200 Count Bag • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
TecUnite 30 Pack Magnetic Whiteboard Dry Eraser Chalkboard Cleansers Wiper for Classroom Office (Blue, 1.97 x 1.97 Inch) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Jolly Rancher Pieces Assorted 5lb • Amazon Business $10.48 1 $10.48
Seed Needs Bulk Package of 1,000+ Seeds, Sunflower Crazy Mixture 15+ Varieties (Helianthus annuus) Non-GMO Seeds • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
Organic Green Bean Seeds (APPR. 125) Green Bean - Heirloom Vegetable Seeds - Certified Organic, Non-GMO, Non Hybrid - USA • Amazon Business $7.88 1 $7.88
Pack of 20 CR2032 Lithium Button Cell Coin Battery 3V, Specially Made for All Kinds of LED Lights, Copper Wire String Lights, Fairy Lights, LED Candles, Christmas Lights, Long Lasting Working Span • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Novelty Place 100 Pcs 5mm White LED Diode Lights, [Ultra Bright] Clear Transparent DC 3V 20mA 5mm Emitting Diodes LEDs Bulb for Home DIY Science Project Electronics Components Light (Pack of 100) • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95

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