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Mrs. Baloga from Erie PA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Easy!

Help me give my students games and activities that will assist and beginning reading.

  • $274 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in an urban school district. The district is high poverty. There are 18 schools with 12,000 students. The primary objective is to prepare the city kids to achieve their higher education and career goals.

The school I work in is pre K-5th grades.

We challenge our students with a rigorous curriculum. My classroom is made up of various races and religions. We all work together to create the best learning environment for all. This is achieved through consistency, rules and boundaries, support and patience, and love and attention.

My Project

Most of the students come from low income families. The supplies that are being asked for are things we use every year in the classroom. They are games and activities to enhance and aid in learning. The activities will be used in centers for cooperative learning. The games emphasize letter identification and letter sounds. Young readers work very hard on beginning reading skills with letters and sounds. We will be working on letter identification by matching upper and lower case letter through a matching game. Colors correspond to letters and learners can practice making words. All these are things to while keeping learning fun!

Mrs. Baloga
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
My Homework Pocket Folder • Teachers' School Supply $2.49 25 $62.25
Smart Snacks Alpha Pops • Teachers' School Supply $24.99 1 $24.99
Learning Resources - Snap-n-learn Number Bugs • Teachers' School Supply $19.99 1 $19.99
Educational Insights - Alpha And Mathmagnets Multi 126-pk • Teachers' School Supply $19.99 1 $19.99
Trend Enterprises Inc. - Fun To Know Puzzles Rhyming • Teachers' School Supply $10.99 1 $10.99
Trend Enterprises Inc. - Fun-to-know Puzzles Easy Words • Teachers' School Supply $10.99 1 $10.99
Reference Size Name Plates Pk-1 Modern Desk Toppers • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
Rainbow Kraft Sentence Strips • Teachers' School Supply $6.79 1 $6.79
Magnetic Whiteboard Eraser Ladybug • Teachers' School Supply $3.99 1 $3.99
Magnetic Whiteboard Eraser Bee • Teachers' School Supply $3.99 1 $3.99
Magnetic Whiteboard Frog Erasers • Teachers' School Supply $3.99 1 $3.99
Magnetic Whiteboard Erasers Soccer • Teachers' School Supply $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$179.94

Vendor shipping charges

$19.79

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$232.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.02

Total project goal

$273.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$273.45

3 Donors

-$160.00

Donations toward project cost

-$136.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.00

match offer

-$113.45

Match offer toward project cost

-$96.43

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.02

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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