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Ms. Armitage from Dallas TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Just the Basics for Pre-School Scholars

Help me give my students basic supplies such as paper for journals, colored paper and card stock for making instructional materials, and chalk and pencils for writing.

  • $155 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our Head Start center is in the heart of an urban area, in a very high poverty section of town. My beautiful three- and four-year-old students and their families face far more than the average number of challenges with poverty, illness, homelessness, domestic violence, intervention by child protective services, developmental delays and special needs. And yet these children are like every other young child. They need rich experiences of music, writing, sharing, and reading stories, warm teachers and exciting materials. I enjoy knowing they will someday join the ranks of the highly successful graduates of Head Start.

My Project

Copy paper is used in so many ways in our classroom. We make journals from it. We use it in our learning centers, both to create props such as pretend shopping lists, signs, and for students to draw their plans before building in the construction center. Young authors and illustrators also create books on various topics. We also need pencils, chalk, and colored paper to build our literacy and thinking skills.

Please help us create journals, books, and give us the tools we need to build our writing skills!

By supporting this project, you are giving us the pencils, paper, card stock, and chalk which will grow young learners literacy skills.

Ms. Armitage
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Select 8.5" x 11" Copy Paper, 20 lbs, 94 Brightness, 500/Ream, 10 Reams/Carton (20472) • Staples Advantage $57.99 1 $57.99
Astrobrights Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Assorted Colors, 250/Pack (21004) • Staples Advantage $13.70 1 $13.70
Staples Brights Multipurpose Paper, 24 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Assorted, 500/Ream (20201) • Staples Advantage $12.58 1 $12.58
Chenille Kraft Jumbo Stick Sidewalk Chalk, Assorted Colors, 4" x 1" Dia., 52/Cs • Staples Advantage $9.59 1 $9.59
DIXON Golf Wooden Pencils, No. 2 Soft Lead, 144/Box (14998) • Staples Advantage $6.34 1 $6.34

Materials cost

$100.20

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$131.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.24

Total project goal

$154.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$154.94

1 Donor

-$78.00

Donations toward project cost

-$66.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.70

match offer

-$76.94

Match offer toward project cost

-$65.40

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.54

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$0.00

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