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Ms. Benincasa from Wyandanch NY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Help me give my students items like a storage box, building bricks and storage bags, resources and organizational tools they need to keep working at home.

  • $176 goal

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My Students

I currently teach a 12:1:2 special education class. My students are in grades kindergarten, first, and second. My students have a lot of different needs academically, behaviorally, and emotionally.

My students try their best given their many difficult situations.

Some of my students’ favorite things to do in the classroom are listening to diverse books be read aloud, using our STEM buckets and movement based brain breaks. The resources I request will make learning a little easier for them and myself.

My Project

The bins and bags I'm requesting will be used to help keep my students school materials organized at home. I often ask them to take out some of their supplies and they have to go searching for them around the house.

The storage bins will help keep everything easily accessible for my students.

The bags will be used to store the legos and erasers I am requesting as well. These items will be used for multiple purposes. The main purpose is to help with adding and subtracting in math. The second purpose of the lego set is to provide a few minutes of building and break time throughout the day.

Finally the coloring book well help facilitate a conversation about racism and how it affects everyone.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 12 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
IRIS USA, Inc. CNL-6 6 Quart Clear Storage Box, • Amazon Business $43.48 1 $43.48
1000 Piece Building Bricks Set- 10 Classic Colors Guaranteed Tight Fit, Compatible with All Major Brands • Amazon Business $29.21 1 $29.21
Ziploc Storage Bags, Various Sizes, 347 ct. ( 1 pack ) • Amazon Business $23.76 1 $23.76
600 Mini Novelty Cute Emoji Erasers - Fun School Supplies - Colorful Expressions Kids Will Love Materials Won't Smudge or Tear Paper - Ideal for Homework Rewards and Kids Party Favors • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Antiracist Coloring Book : Say No to Racism: This Single Sided Coloring Book includes 30 designs of anti racism and black pride quotes about standing up against color and race discrimination • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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