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Mrs. Merino from South Gate CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning From Home Made Easy!

Help me give my students paper, composition books, whiteboards, and materials to help them participate in online distance learning lessons.

  • $960 goal

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My Students

The Coronavirus pandemic forced my school to close abruptly. Many students left all of their materials in the classroom and have not been able to return since.

All of my students are having trouble accessing materials for distance learning.

The lack of basic materials such as paper and pencil and don't have any art supplies to work with at home to pass the time.

My students are able to connect with me through Zoom and we communicate daily through Google Classroom, which is where they access all of their distance learning assignments.

My Project

These materials are essential for their learning from home. Currently, my students are having a hard time finding paper and pencils to engage in online virtual lessons. Students can use writing journals to practice daily writing assignments. They can use the whiteboards to share their math strategies and work on the screen when interacting on virtual live lessons. The art tagboard and watercolors will be used to engage students in art activities at home.

These materials will help make my virtual lessons engaging for all students, therefore, creating access and inclusion for all.

This pandemic has created many challenges for students and their families. Many families don't have financial means to buy their children these materials for distance learning.

Having these materials will give parents peace of mind knowing that their children have the best materials possible to continue learning and achieving academic success from home. Your contribution will impact students tremendously, especially during these difficult times.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ386X DoubleSided Learn to Print Write Wipe Board Set of 10 $58.99 3 $176.97
GG834 SeeInside Storage Pouch $5.99 26 $155.74
DD106 Write Wipe BroadTip Markers Set of 4 Colors $4.99 25 $124.75
FG350X First Composition Book Set of 10 $28.99 3 $86.97
FG360X First PictureStory Composition Book Set of 10 $28.99 3 $86.97
TA5314 Watercolor Paper $19.99 2 $39.98
TD271 White Tagboard 9 x 12 $6.99 2 $13.98
FF593 Blank Books Set of 30 $12.99 1 $12.99
TA4409 White Drawing Paper 9 x 12 $11.99 1 $11.99

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