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Mrs. Coulter from Nome AK is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Start the Year Engaged and Motivated with New Supplies!

Help me give my students get notebooks, erasers, colorful pencils and other much needed supplies to start off the year engaged and excited to (finally!) get back in the classroom!

  • $339 goal

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My Students

My students are a fun group of creative and active 5th graders. We live in an rural, isolated village in northwest Alaska, where many students practice subsistence hunting and fishing to support their families. Most of my students are Native Alaskan and are taught traditional native values. My students love playing sports, hunting carribou, riding snow machines and four wheelers, going ice fishing and sledding.

My students are a diverse group, with strong ties to their families, their culture and the land.

In the classroom, they are an energetic group that enjoys working in groups, doing hands-on activities, and playing goofy games.

My Project

My upcoming fifth graders will have spent months doing distant learning and staying mostly quarantined at home. When they finally get to come back into the classroom, I want it to be a colorful and engaging place. I have some supplies left over from last year that look old and used, and I'm afraid won't be very inspiring to my new students.

I have chosen items that I hope will engage and motivate my new students, as well as help them to regain some of the knowledge they have lost over their extended time away from school.

The pencils, erasers, and stickers will help to reward my students as they relearn classroom routines. The posters and bulletin board decals will help to reinforce math and language arts concepts. The rulers, notebooks, scissors and clipboards are much needed replacements for last year's supplies.

Mrs. Coulter
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Clipboards (Set of 30) by Office Solutions Direct! ECO Friendly Hardboard Clipboard Pack, Low Profile Clip Standard A4 Letter Size, Classroom Supplies • Amazon Business $31.95 1 $31.95
Mead Spiral Notebook, 24 Pack of 1-Subject College Ruled Spiral Bound Notebooks, Pastel Color Cute school Notebooks 70 Pages • Amazon Business $29.82 1 $29.82
Kicko Pencil Assortment - 7.5 inches Assorted Colorful Pencils for Kids - Pack of 144 - Exciting School Supplies, Awards and Incentives, Party Favors • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Dr Seuss Pencils with Giant Eraser Toppers, 36 Pieces (66865) • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Creative Teaching Press Dotted Swirl Borders, Black/White (0249) • Amazon Business $9.62 2 $19.24
Westcott School Scissor Caddy and Kids Scissors With Microban, 24 Scissors and 1 Caddy, 5" Pointed, Blue • Amazon Business $18.41 1 $18.41
Carson Dellosa Literary Genres Bulletin Board Set (110160) • Amazon Business $17.15 1 $17.15
hand2mind Safe-T 12 Inch Rainbow Transparent Rulers, Straight Shatter-Resistant Rulers For School, Classroom, Home & Office (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Multiplication Chart & Place Value and Fractions Math Wall Charts - Laminated Educational Posters, 14x19.5 in - Times Table for Elementary Classroom, Home School Learning, and Class Decorations • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Math Keywords Classroom Poster - Middle School Math Poster - Math Vocabulary Poster - Math Words Poster - Math Posters for Middle School - Math Posters High School - 17 x 22 in. - Laminated • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Carson Dellosa Parts of Speech Bulletin Board Set (110126) • Amazon Business $14.28 1 $14.28
50 Pack Assorted Cartoon Animal Erasers Pencil Toppers kit Pencil Top Erasers, Gift/Award to Kids • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Eureka Back to School Motivational Stickers For Teachers and Kids, 786 pcs • Amazon Business $8.14 1 $8.14
48 ~ Laminated Birthday Bookmarks ~ New • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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