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Ms. VanEngen from Byron Center MI is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Light It Up!

Help me give my students Edison bulb string lights to hang from our ceiling!

  • $425 goal

This project expired on May 16, 2022.

This project expired on May 16, 2022.

My Students

Teaching is my passion. My classroom is a happy place for myself and my students. My students come in with a smile on their faces.

The students come to school to learn, communicate, and have fun.

They are energetic, hilarious, athletic, and eager. They are eager to learn and eager to get new knowledge. I have never met kids who love to read or love to share their thoughts and thinking more than these students.

They are special because they are the leaders of tomorrow. They are worth every extra minute, every extra dollar, and deserve nothing but the best.

My Project

I am a huge advocate for calm learning environments. It is very rare that I turn our overhead lights on. When I do the kids ask almost immediately to turn them back off.

I can't wait to hang Edison string lights around the perimeter of our classroom to help with our calm learning environment.

These lights would replace lights around that perimeter that are almost all completely burnt out. I want to give the students a light source that allows us to change the brightness depending on what activity we are doing.

Ms. VanEngen
Grades 3-5

This project will reach 29 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
2-Pack 3 Color Dimmable LED Outdoor String Lights for Patio with Remotes, 48FT Waterproof Hanging Lights String with Shatterproof Edison Bulb for Bistro Backyard-Warm White/Nature White/Daylight White • Amazon Business $69.98 4 $279.92
Command Outdoor Light Clips, Clear, 20-Clips, 24-Strips, Decorate Damage-Free • Amazon Business $22.97 2 $45.94

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