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Mrs. Needelman from Lockwood CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Make Math, Writing, and STEM Engaging With Basic Supplies

Help me give my students Math, Writing, and STEM centers with Basic Classroom Supplies. It is my first year teaching first grade and I am creating an engaging environment through lots of hands on activities.

  • $348 goal

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My Students

Our school is located in a small, rural district located approximately 20 miles from any services. My elementary school and the district are located on the same site and serve approximately 155 students from kindergarten through eighth grade. Our district is a unique district as it has a large geographic area with a small, scattered population. It is the largest district, geographically, in our county. I have a unique group of students including those with low incomes, military, and diverse backgrounds.

My Project

It is my first year teaching first grade and I am seeking some classroom basic supplies to help my students every day. I am printing many amazing math activities and setting up writing centers and creating reusable bins which requires color ink and cardstock. These will be laminated and used year after year.

I create as many environmentally friendly re-useable bins which cuts down on printing and paper costs long term.

This requires cardstock and lots of expo markers. We also need a new electric pencil sharpener and hand sharpeners for colored pencils. We use plenty of pencils and erasers and glues in our every day learning. My students love building and we use stem bins for basic engineering. Donations for these basics are greatly appreciated! Also, these bins will be reused year after year which is better for the environment than worksheets that are used once.

Mrs. Needelman
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Voshy 932XL 933XL Compatible Ink Cartridges, High Yield Replacement for HP 932 933, Work with HP OfficeJet 7510 7612 7110 6700 6600 6100 7610 Printer, Contains: 2 Black, 2 Cyan, 2 Magenta, 2 Yellow • Amazon Business $27.99 2 $55.98
Bostitch QuietSharp 6 Heavy Duty Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, 6-Holes, Blue (EPS10HC) • Amazon Business $28.83 1 $28.83
Boao Magnetic Letters and Numbers for Kids 103 Pieces Alphabet Refrigerator Magnets for Learning • Amazon Business $12.49 2 $24.98
BIC Great Erase Grip Dry Erase Marker, Fine Point, Black, 12-Count • Amazon Business $7.16 3 $21.48
Premium Dry Erase Erasers 12pk Whiteboard Eraser | Magnetic - for Home, Office and School Classroom Teacher • Amazon Business $10.37 2 $20.74
Learning Resources Connecting Ten-Frame Trays, 165 Pieces • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
Fun Central I440, 36 Pcs Blue LED Light Up Finger Lights, Glow Finger Lights for Kids, Finger Lights for Rave, Disco, and Glow in the Dark Party • Amazon Business $14.21 1 $14.21
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Box of 96, Yellow (13872) • Amazon Business $9.96 1 $9.96
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Box of 96, Yellow (13872) • Amazon Business $9.96 1 $9.96
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, Medium Point (0.7mm), Assorted Colors, 12 Count • Amazon Business $9.81 1 $9.81
Artlicious 3 Colorful Compact Metal Pencil Sharpener Value Pack - Colored Pencils, Watercolor Pencils, School Pencils • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Post-it Notes, America’s #1 Favorite Sticky Note, 1 3/8 in x 1 7/8 in, Cape Town Collection, 18 Pads/Pack, 100 Sheets/Pad (653-18AU) • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Sharpie 37001 Permanent Markers, Ultra Fine Point, Black, 12 Count • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Sharpie 27145 Pocket Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $4.97 1 $4.97

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