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Mrs. Nelson from New York NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning is Magical

Help me give my students the magic of Harry Potter through 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire' and a mini-classroom transformation!

  • $693 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I will have the privilege of teaching twenty six thoughtful, driven and curious learners in my 4th/5th grade classroom with my co-teacher this year. Our classroom is filled with many students that we have developed meaningful relationships with, as well as some new students that we are so excited to get to know! Being in an inclusive co-taught setting, we have the opportunity to learn from one another through a student centered classroom based around collaborative learning.

In my classroom, I want students to feel empowered, valued, and driven to reach their full potential.

I teach in a diverse community in Manhattan. In my school, we teach students from all five boroughs with a variety of backgrounds and experiences, which has fostered a unique school experience centered around the celebration of our differences. My school is also considered a Title 1 school, which serves many low-income families.

My Project

The materials I am requesting will help bring the magic of Harry Potter to life in my classroom!

This year, my students and I have been reading Harry Potter as a basis to discuss what it means to be inclusive, accepting, and strong in the face of adversity.

Harry Potter read aloud time has become the most treasured part of my student's days; and my student's love for the series has spread to the entire grade.

As a culminating celebration of this school year, I would like to celebrate my students Harry Potter style, and leave them with a parting gift of 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire' to celebrate all the hard work they have done this year. Please consider helping me celebrate the growth of my students this year by donating to this project!

Mrs. Nelson
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire • AKJ Education $9.48 26 $246.48
HARRY POTTER PROFESSOR MINERVA MCGONAGALL Costume Hat • Amazon Business $25.95 2 $51.90
Raycare 12 PCS LED Window Candles, Battery Operated Taper Candle Lights, Christmas Candles Warm White, Perfect for Harry Potter Decoration, Wedding • Amazon Business $18.99 2 $37.98
12 Pcs Flickering Battery Operated LED Votive Tealight Candles with Timer Realistic Flameless Electric Electrical Tea Lights Set for Home Kitchen Holiday Party Wedding Decorations Batteries Incl. • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Harry Potter Banner - Complete Hogwarts House Wall Banner-Ultra Premium - Indoor Outdoor Party Flag - Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw Banner Set (4PACK) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
YoHold Wizard Glasses with Round Frame No Lenses and Lightning Bolt Tattoos for Kids Halloween, St Patrick's Day Costume Party, 16 Pack of Each, Black • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Elope Harry Potter Sorting Hat Costume Puppet • Amazon Business $25.95 1 $25.95
WESTLINK Hooded Robe Cloak Knight Cosplay Costume Cape XL • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
WESTLINK Hooded Robe Cloak Knight Cosplay Costume Cape - New Version - Bigger Cape (Double Cloth) with Strings • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Howard Sales Company Brick Wall wallcover Photo and Christmas Party Backdrop • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
27pc Magical Wizard School Photo Booth Props For Children Birthday Party Supplies,Dress Up Novelty Decorations • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Douglas Wizard Snowy Owl Plush Stuffed Animal • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Aokbean Mixed Set of 30 Large Skeleton Keys in Antique Bronze - Set of 30 Keys • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Castle Entrance Door Cover Party Accessory (1 count) (1/Pkg) • Amazon Business $5.93 1 $5.93

Materials cost

$550.08

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$588.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$103.82

Total project goal

$692.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$692.15

6 Donors

-$370.10

Donations toward project cost

-$345.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.37

match offer

-$285.41

Match offer toward project cost

-$242.60

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.81

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$36.64

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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