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Mrs. Hickman from Porter TX is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Keep the Literacy Train Rolling

Help me give my students HP Ink, Swingline paper trimmer and Paper Pro stapler to create leveled books.

  • $600 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

First grade is an exciting place to be where students are learning to read and write. Some of my students are learning to read and write words while others are working on basic phonetic sounds. They are all eager to learn and enjoy sharing new things they are learning.

We are a Title I school with about 70% of our students living in poverty.

My students are creative and eager to learn. They deserve every opportunity to reach their full potential. Most of our morning is filled with literacy activities that require reading, sharing stories, and writing.

My Project

First grade is an exciting place to be where students are learning to read and write. Some of my students are learning to read and write words while others are working on basic phonetic sounds. They are all eager to learn and enjoy sharing new things they are learning. We are a Title I school with about 70% of our students living in poverty.

My students are eager to learn and deserve every opportunity to reach their full potential.

Most of our morning is filled with literacy activities that require reading, sharing stories, and writing. My students love reading and work hard to reach the reading goals they set each week. However, we have a limited number of leveled books for the kids to take home. I would like to print leveled books for my students to take home and build their personal library. Reading should not be something we only do at school. I want them to be excited about building their own collection of books at home. With this HP ink, Swingline paper trimmer, and Power Pro stapler I will be able to give the students colored books to enjoy. Reading at home should be enjoyed by all. I would also like to continue to enhance my classroom with an interactive word wall using the Subang sticky dots, sentence strips and Sharpie markers. This will allow my students to continue to take ownership of their own writing. Reading and Writing will allow my students the opportunity to excel in life.

Mrs. Hickman
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP CZ074FN#140 61 Tri-color Ink Cartridge (CH562WN), 2 Ink Cartridges • Amazon Business $47.89 2 $95.78
HP 61 Black Ink Cartridge (CH561WN), 2 Ink Cartridges (CZ073FN) for HP Deskjet • Amazon Business $34.89 2 $69.78
PP181 - Giant Classroom Timer • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
WS537 - Wikki Stix Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.99 1 $31.99
Rolodex Mesh Collection Corner Desktop Shelf Black (62630) • Amazon Business $29.98 1 $29.98
Swingline Paper Trimmer / Cutter, Guillotine, 15" Cut Length, 10 Sheets Capacity, ClassicCut Lite (9315) • Amazon Business $28.31 1 $28.31
SUBANG 1500 Count Self Adhesive Dots 0.79 inch Sticky Back Coins Hook & Loop Self Adhesive Dots, White • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Clipco Dry Erase Pocket Sleeves Assorted Colors (30-Pack) • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
EXPO 1921062 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Black, 36-Count • Amazon Business $20.24 1 $20.24
PP374 - I Know the Answer! Game Buzzers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Sharpie Flip Chart Markers, Bullet Tip, Assorted Colors, Set of 8 • Amazon Business $7.01 2 $14.02
PaperPro inPOWER20-3 in 1 Stapler - One Finger, No Effort, Spring Powered Stapler, Red (1124) • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
BambooMN Titanium Softgrip Scissors Set Sewing, Arts, Crafts, Office - 1 Set of 3 - Red w/Black Inlays • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Trade Quest Letter Size Clipboard Low Profile Clip Hardboard (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Desktop Tape Dispenser, 1"" Core, Weighted Non-Skid Base, Black, Sold as 1 Each • Amazon Business $8.66 1 $8.66
Sentence Strips, Sturdy Tagboard, 1-1/2" Ruling, Assorted Colors • Quill.com $8.49 1 $8.49
Sharpie Fine Point Permanent Markers, Black, 1/Dz (30001) • Staples Advantage $7.22 1 $7.22
Sharpie Fine Point Permanent Markers, Assorted, 12/pk (30072) • Staples Advantage $7.15 1 $7.15
YD812 - Removable Mounting Putty • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.49 2 $4.98

Materials cost

$472.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$509.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.97

Total project goal

$599.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$599.80

1 Donor

-$599.80

Donations toward project cost

-$509.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$89.97

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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