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Ms. McGettigan from Philadelphia PA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kinders Need to Laminate!

Help me give my students more hands-on laminated materials for long-life usage.

  • $267 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is a bright and active group of five and six-year-old children. They love to create and tell stories. They love to read and be read to. They are quickly learning to work together, which is a vital skill in our world. My children work in small groups and independently throughout the day. This helps them learn to focus and improve self-control issues. Small group activities that let us get up and move help our ADHD tendencies stay under control. We need real reasons to move and stretch.

My students grow in all areas by practicing and playing together.

Writing throughout the day in science, social studies, math, and even in art helps them in so many ways. They get noisy, but they learn so much together. They need supplies to grow as readers, writers, and illustrators. They need to show the colors of their ideas. They also need ways to be active and help learn to control ADHD tendencies. There is so much to learn.

My Project

Kindergarteners need lots of hands-on materials that will last for repeated usage. Having word cards to build our vocabularies would be very supportive. We should have picture cards to sequence and show our understanding. We need things we can trace and practice numbers, words, and letters. Laminated samples will last for repeated usage.

I am requesting this Fellowes laminator and Staples thermal laminating pouches to protect our hands-on materials in a row.

We need the pouches to protect our work. We need to show growth and improve our handwriting. We need to connect words to pictures. We can do all of this with these pouches and this terrific machine.

We need to use these balls to show we can follow directions and work with partners.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Thermal Pouches, Letter, 100/Pack (17468) • Staples Advantage $24.03 4 $96.12
Fellowes Spectra 95 Thermal Laminator, 9.5" Width, Black/Silver (5738201) • Staples Advantage $52.35 1 $52.35
Gator Skin Super 70 Ball, 2 3/4"(Dia.), Assorted, 6/Set • Staples Advantage $22.49 2 $44.98

Materials cost

$193.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$226.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.94

Total project goal

$266.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$266.29

8 Donors

-$176.00

Donations toward project cost

-$152.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.85

match offer

-$87.30

Match offer toward project cost

-$74.20

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.10

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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