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Ms. Arndt from Colorado Springs CO is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Make Our Classroom Great!

Help me give my students a storage cart, an easel pad, whiteboards, and books for an organized classroom with all the supplies they need.

  • $396 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My first graders always come into the classroom with so much energy and excitement to be there! The students love being the first one in the classroom and then counting how many more students come in after. They are eager to learn and always very proud of the work that they complete.

The key to learning is getting the students excited about it.

My students love making connections between their lives and the learning as well as connections with me as the teacher. There is always laughter and love in the classroom, and I adore my students for creating that environment.

My Project

As a first-year teacher, there are a lot of things to get ready for a classroom. Many of those things come along as a surprise that you never would have imagined needing!

Having an organized and functional classroom is vital.

Students having the materials that they need at the ready is important in the flow of the class day. My students use so many various materials throughout the day to participate in activities and answer questions! This keeps them interested in the learning as well as encourages participation among all students.

Functionality in the classroom helps my students and me focus on the content that they are learning and the lessons flow more smoothly overall!

Ms. Arndt
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Honey-Can-Do Rolling Storage Cart and Organizer with 12 Plastic Drawers • Amazon Business $70.99 1 $70.99
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25 x 30 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 2 Pads, Large White Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Super Sticking Power (559) • Amazon Business $40.71 1 $40.71
Charles Leonard Dry Erase Lapboard Class Pack, Includes 12 Each of Whiteboards, 2 Inch Felt Erasers and Black Dry Erase Markers (35036) • Amazon Business $16.90 2 $33.80
Expo 1920940 Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, 36 Count, Black • Amazon Business $26.98 1 $26.98
30 Pack Dry Erase Pockets – Black – by Essex Wares – for Teacher Lessons in a Classroom or for Use at Your Home or Office – Fits Standard 8.5” X 11” Paper • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Scholastic Classroom Resources Pocket Chart Monthly Calendar, Black (SC583866) • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Ricky, the Rock That Couldn't Roll (You Rock Group) • Amazon Business $11.88 1 $11.88
Fly Flies • Amazon Business $11.57 1 $11.57
Kindness Starts With You - At School • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
The Wonderful Things You Will Be • Amazon Business $10.29 1 $10.29
Uigos 2 Pack Digital Kitchen Timer II 2.0 , Big Digits, Loud Alarm, Magnetic Backing, Stand, for Cooking Baking Sports Games Office (White) (2 Pack) • Amazon Business $8.97 1 $8.97
Have You Filled a Bucket Today?: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids (Bucketfilling Books) • Amazon Business $8.45 1 $8.45

Materials cost

$283.41

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$18.14

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$335.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.26

Total project goal

$395.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$395.06

2 Donors

-$198.00

Donations toward project cost

-$168.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.70

match offer

-$197.06

Match offer toward project cost

-$167.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.56

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$0.00

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