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Mrs. Geskermann from Milwaukee WI is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindergarten Supplies for Distance Learning

Help me give my students supplies for them to use during distance learning.

  • $990 goal

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My Students

My students live in an urban area, and many of them come from low-income families. This year, I have 32 wonderful five-year olds! The school has grades K4-5th. My students are young, easily engaged, and enthusiastic about school. They are well-behaved and ready to learn how to read! They love working on computers, singing songs, making projects, and helping each other learn.

Our school has limited resources and many families cannot afford basic school supplies needed each year.

This school year we will be doing distance learning for at least the first two months of school. The supplies I am asking for are imperative for their learning at home.

My Project

This school year my students will start off their kindergarten experience online. Milwaukee Public Schools chose distance learning for the first two months of school. To ensure and enhance their learning at home, they need supplies and academic materials to be successful. School supplies like scissors, glue, pencils, and notebooks will enable my students to follow along during lessons, complete assignments, and feel proud and accomplished. Math materials such as ten frames, counters, and dice will allow me to teach hands-on math lessons through Google Meets.

Kindergarten is one of the most important and formative years in school.

It is imperative my students have what they need to succeed at home. During virtual learning, my students will practice concepts such as letter recognition, letter sounds, handwriting, counting 0-20, and addtiion and subtraction.

I would like to create supply bags using these materials for parents to pick up at the school to take home for their children to use. WIth your help, they will be successful!

Mrs. Geskermann
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of 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 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG843 TenFrames HandsOn Student Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.99 30 $179.70
Mead Primary Journal Kindergarten Writing Tablet 6 Pack of Primary Composition Notebook Colors May Vary For Grades K- 2, 100 Sheets (200 Pages) Creative Story Notebooks for Kids 9 3/4 in by 7 1/2 in. • Amazon Business $21.79 6 $130.74
Crayola Bulk Ultra Clean Washable Crayons, Back to School Supplies, 12 Packs of 24 Count • Amazon Business $24.25 3 $72.75
Elmer's Glue Stick (E579), Disappearing Purple, 30 Sticks (Jumbo) • Amazon Business $25.99 2 $51.98
Unifix Cubes, Ten Assorted Colors, Set of 500 • Amazon Business $51.55 1 $51.55
Dry Erase Boards [30pc Double Sided] Lapboards with ClearWipe Coating! Small White Boards - 9" x 12" Mini White Boards for Students, Classroom Teacher Supplies • Amazon Business $51.50 1 $51.50
DD696 Magnetic TenFrames Builders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
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 $15.62 3 $46.86
LL609 Tactile Number Lines Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Westcott 14871 5" School Pack of Kids Scissors with Anti-Microbial Protection, Blunt, Assorted Colors (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $10.71 3 $32.13
AmazonBasics Blank Index Cards, 3" x 5", White, 1000-Pack • Amazon Business $8.19 3 $24.57
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 7 Gram, 30 Count • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
Two Pocket Portfolio Folders, 50-Pack, Orange, Letter Size Paper Folders, by Better Office Products, 50 Pieces, Orange • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
AUSTOR 100 Pieces Game Dice Set 10 Colors Square Corner Dice with a Free Storage Bag • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49

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