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Ms. Thomas from Los Angeles CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kinders Gearing up for a Healthy and Smarter 2018!

My students need scissors, markers, snacks, art paper and cleaning supplies to keep our classroom moving forward!

  • $449 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a dynamic kindergarten class that consists of 27 highly energized, curious and active students that need to come to school every day! Our school is located in an area that is economically challenging for many families. All of my students receive free breakfast and lunch. We are a Title I funded school, located in the South side of Los Angeles.

My students need and welcome any resources they can get, to make their kindergarten experience engaging, germ free and to support academic enrichment.

My Project

For this New Years project, we need cleaning supplies for our classroom. Many students come to school sneezing and coughing all day. We need to keep the desks, sinks, floors and door handles free from germs and clean hands! Clorox cleaning products, as well as other resources, continuously keep their work spaces clean. All of my students are eager to keep the room clean and healthy. Helping them to take responsibility, builds morale and independence. Because of the weather, they are often in doors all day and always want healthy snacks to keep them fueled and energized. Their kinder days are long, and hunger is always an issue! I still have a lot of kids who bring very unhealthy, sugary snacks daily. Introducing them to healthy alternatives will improve their home choices and energy levels at school.

They enjoy working on art activities and other means of displaying their talents while feeling energized from good snacks in a germ free environment.

Scissors, colored paper, markers and reading wristbands are great incentives to keep them focused and give them practice using their fine motor skills. Students will create pictures and display how we keep our room clean, to post around the room. We need ink for our computer, so the students poems and writing activities, about taking care of their health, and healthy snacks ideas for home, can be printed as well! All of these supplies will be used daily, with great gratitude, in helping us start off this year strong!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP 62 Tricolor Ink Cartridge (C2P06AN#140) • $20.24 2 $40.48
Seventh Generation Disinfecting Multi-Surface Wipes, 70-count Tubs (Pack of 6) Packaging May Vary • Amazon Business $28.44 1 $28.44
Schoolworks 5 Inch Blunt Kids Scissors, Classpack of 12 (153520-1004) • Amazon Business $12.71 2 $25.42
Baby Dove Hand and Face Wipes, Rich Moisture 30 Count, 6 Pack • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Baby Dove Lotion, Rich Moisture 20 oz • Amazon Business $7.82 2 $15.64
WRIST BANDS FANCY I LOVE TO READ ASSORTED PACK OF 10 • School Specialty $4.75 3 $14.25
Smartfood Popcorn Yellow Variety Pack, 20 Count • Amazon Business $6.98 2 $13.96
Quill Brand Brights 20-lb. Color Paper, 8-1/2x11, Letter Size, Pink, 500 Sheets • $13.08 1 $13.08
Quill Brand Brights 20-lb. Color Paper, 8-1/2x11, Letter Size, Blue, 500 Sheets • $13.08 1 $13.08
Quill Brand Brights 20-lb. Color Paper, 8-1/2x11, Letter Size, Green, 500 Sheets • $13.08 1 $13.08
Mr. Salty Handi Snacks Mister Salty Pretzels and Cheese, 5.25 Ounce • Amazon Business $11.26 1 $11.26
Quill Brand Colored Paper 8-1/2x11", Letter Size, Yellow Goldenrod, 500 sheets • $11.04 1 $11.04
Frito-Lay Party Mix Variety Pack, 32 Count • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Planters Nutrition Wholesome Nut Mix Pack, 7.5 Ounce • Amazon Business $4.74 2 $9.48
Keebler Graham Cookie Sticks, Scooby Doo, 12-1OZ • Amazon Business $4.38 2 $8.76
Frito-Lay Baked & Popped Mix Green Variety Pack, 20 Count • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Snyder's of Hanover Mini Pretzels 100 Calorie Packs, 10 Count • Amazon Business $3.49 2 $6.98
Honey Maid Graham Crackers in Fresh Stacks (12.2-Ounce Box) • Amazon Business $2.99 2 $5.98
Eatsmart Snacks Veggie Crisps, 100 Calorie Multipack, Sea Salt, 8 Count • Amazon Business $2.99 2 $5.98
MARKER SCHOOL SMART PERMANENT ASST PK/8 • School Specialty $5.32 1 $5.32
Blue Diamond Low Sodium Lightly Salted 100 Calorie On-The-Go Almond Bags,0.6 Ounce (7 Count) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Mountain Falls Black Raspberry & Vanilla Liquid Hand Soap, Triclosan-free Refill, Compare to Softsoap, 56 Fluid Ounce • Amazon Business $3.84 1 $3.84
Clorox Disinfecting Bathroom Cleaner, Spray Bottle, 30 Ounces • Amazon Business $3.28 1 $3.28
Clorox Glass Wipes, Radiant Clean, 32 Count • Amazon Business $3.28 1 $3.28
Seventh Generation Hand Wash, Lavender Flower & Mint, 12oz • Amazon Business $2.93 1 $2.93
365 Everyday Value, Strawberry Cereal Bars, 1.31 Ounce, 6 Count • Amazon Business $1.38 1 $1.38

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