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Ms. Ehret from Chicago IL is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kinder Kickstart!

My students need more Chromebooks for their technology center as well as additional materials in order to get the school year started on a high note!

  • $2,980 goal

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My Students

My students are full of energy and have a strong love for school. I want school to be a place where they can feel happy, be safe, be creative, and have fun. With many of my students facing challenges in their home life, I want to create a classroom environment where my students can feel successful and proud.

The students at my school are from the Southside of Chicago.

Over 96% of the students at my school are low income and 100% are minority students. These little learners are proud of their school and they are invested in their growth. I am looking forward to meeting the newest class of Kindergarteners on their first day of school. It promises to be a year full of exploration and excitement. I am eager to see these little minds benefit from some of these big items that will enhance my classroom through your support and help.

My Project

The main items in this project are multiple Chromebooks for the technology center. These computers were very successful in my first year of​ teaching experience and I would like to provide students with more opportunities to explore with these products. They will be able to play reading and letter games with these during our literacy center time. In addition to the Chromebooks, I have requested items that will expand our literacy centers and library.

One of my main goals is for all my students to grow their reading levels so that they can leave my classroom and be ready to take on first grade.

I am excited to see these new materials arrive for my students. There are multiple items that are necessary in order for my students to feel that they are a part of a safe and fun learning environment.

Ms. Ehret
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Acer Chromebook 11 CB3-132-C4VV - 11.6' - Celeron N3060 - 4 GB RAM - 16 GB SSD - US • Best Buy Education $217.72 5 $1,088.60
CF425 - Comfy Seats - Set of 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
Expo Low Odor Bullet Tip Dry Erase Markers, 12 Black Markers (82001) Case of 12 Dozens • Amazon Business $99.95 1 $99.95
ECR4Kids 3-Tier Toy Storage Organizer for Kids, Sand with 12 Assorted Color Bins • Amazon Business $89.41 1 $89.41
DD220X - Multipurpose Headphones with Volume Control - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $76.99 1 $76.99
Canon Office and Business MX922 All-In-One Printer, Wireless and mobile printing • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
Creative LEGO DUPLO Brick Set by LEGO Education • Amazon Business $62.95 1 $62.95
AA833 - Level A Extra Book Set - K - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $30.00 2 $60.00
PP185 - Lakeshore Alphabet Rockets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
Honey-Can-Do Rolling Storage Cart Organizer 12 Plastic Drawers • Amazon Business $56.99 1 $56.99
AA835 - Level C Extra Book Set - K - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.00 2 $56.00
AA834 - Level B Extra Book Set - K - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.00 2 $56.00
Canon PGI-250/CLI-251 Combo Pack • Amazon Business $55.88 1 $55.88
LC740X - Learning Letters Activity Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
GG562 - Build-A-Word Houses • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
PicassoTiles 100 Piece Set 100pcs Magnet Building Tiles Clear Magnetic 3D Building Blocks Construction Playboards, Creativity beyond Imagination, Inspirational, Recreational, Educational Conventional • Amazon Business $49.98 1 $49.98
Crayola Bulk Crayons, 800 Count Classpack, 16 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $42.89 1 $42.89
100-Piece Orbrium Toys Triple-Loop Wooden Train Set Fits Thomas Brio Chuggington • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
FB711 - Eyewitness Nonfiction Readers - Level 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.50 1 $39.50
DD238 - Capitalization and Punctuation Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
AA836 - Level D Extra Book Set - K-Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.00 1 $28.00
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 24-Pack Case of Colors (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $10.00 2 $20.00
Fadeless Bulletin Board Art Paper, Weathered Wood, 48" x 50', 1 Roll • Amazon Business $17.69 1 $17.69
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 60 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $15.69 1 $15.69
Pacon PAC6555 Lightweight Construction Paper, 10 Assorted Colors, 9" x 12", 500 Sheets • Amazon Business $11.34 1 $11.34
Expo 80001 Low Odor Chisel Point Dry Erase Markers, Low Odor Alcohol-Based Ink, Designed for Whiteboards, Glass and Most Non-Porous Surfaces, Black, 12 Units per Box, Pack of 1 Box • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
PicassoTiles® 2 Piece Car Truck Set w/ Extra Long Bed & Re-Enforced Latch, Magnet Building Tile Magnetic Blocks -Creativity Beyond Imagination! Educational, Inspirational, Conventional,& Recreational! • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69

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