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Mrs. Saechao from Oakland CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Keep Your Eyes On The Prize

My students need prizes and rewards to celebrate small and big successes in the classroom!

  • $355 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our elementary school serves about 350 students in East Oakland. Many of the students are English Language Learners from different ethnic communities in the surrounding areas, with the majority of them being Latino, Arabic, and African American. Although these students love to come to school and have the passion to learn, they often lack the support or resources they need to become successful students. Many struggle due to poverty, broken homes, lack of school supplies or materials, and no access to community resources among other things.

The beautiful thing about this is even with the odds against them, my students continue to persevere and not let anything get in their way of learning.

With a little help and encouragement, many of these students are able to discover their true potential and become passionate learners.

My Project

My classroom economy runs on a point system using Class Dojo, an online classroom management app that also connects with parents and gives students opportunities to self-manage their behaviors. It is a great system and students love getting points for positive behaviors and learning successes. However, to keep students motivated to learn and to continue to show positive behaviors, we need fun prizes and incentives to supply our Dojo treasure box.

Although my students are fifth graders and may seem like they are too old to care for stickers and pencils, underneath they are still just children and all children loves being celebrated and recognized with rewards!

My project includes a variety of prizes, big and small, and I try to keep it relevant to what is "in" right now, such as fidget spinners, slime, scented markers, and fans. This will help supply our dojo box for the year. Thank you for your support!

Mrs. Saechao
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 33 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kidsco Mini Putty with Glitter - 48 Pack Assorted Colors - Container 1 1/4" Inch - for Kids Boys and Girls, Party Favor, Fun, Toy, Novelty, Gift, Prize. • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Mr. Sketch Scented Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 8/ Pack • Amazon Business $4.94 6 $29.64
Mini Cube, Puzzle Party Toy, Eco-Friendly Material with Vivid Colors,Party Favor School Supplies Puzzle Game Set for Boy Girl Kid Child, Magic Cube Goody Bag Filler Birthday Gift Giveaway • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
Mini Finger Gyro Fidget Spiral Twister Toys Party Pack (24 Pieces) by Super Z Outlet • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
Fun Central AU199 50pcs Assorted Stampers, Stamp Sets for Kids, Rubber Stamps for Kids - for Party Favors, Gifts, Prizes, Rewards, Giveaways • Amazon Business $10.34 2 $20.68
Joyin Toy Over 100 Pc Party Favor for Kids Toy Assortment, Birthday Party, School Classroom Rewards, Carnival Prizes, Pinata Fillers, Goodie Bags Fillers • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
Fun Express Plastic Large Beam Flashlight Key Chains (1 dz) • Amazon Business $6.30 3 $18.90
Play-Doh Party Bag Dough (15 Count) • Amazon Business $5.97 3 $17.91
100 Pieces Assorted Stamps for Kids Self-ink Stamps (50 DIFFERENT Designs, Plastic Stamps, Emoji Stampers, Dinosaur Stampers, Zoo Safari Stampers) for Easter Egg Stuffers, Party Favor, Teacher Stamps • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
CrayonKing 50 4-Packs of Crayons in Cello Bags • Amazon Business $10.89 1 $10.89
Kangaroo's Flashing LED Light Up Toys, Bumpy Rings, 18-Pack • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
Rhode Island Novelty 097138731548 Folding Fan Assortment (4 dz) (50 Piece), Basic Pack • Amazon Business $9.75 1 $9.75
Neliblu 2 Dozen Around the Wrist Whistle Bracelets with Keychain in Assorted Colors - Bulk Whistles- Bulk Toys - Party Favors - Sports Bracelets for Kids - Goody Bag Fillers, Pinata Stuffers by • Amazon Business $8.77 1 $8.77
Neliblu Sticky Fingers, Fun Toys, Party Favors, Wacky Fun Stretchy Glitter Sticky Hands, Party Favors, Birthday Parties, Toys for Sensory Kids, 24 Piece • Amazon Business $7.97 1 $7.97

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