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Ms. Simas from Fontana CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Lights! Camera! Action! But, mostly, LIGHTS!

My students need these lights to help create a more engaging and exciting environment for our lessons.

  • $221 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a low income school, some of my students face challenges outside of our class. When they are in my class, I try my best to create a learning environment where all my students feel welcomed and successful. I strive to make my classroom a place where students WANT to be instead of a place they HAVE to be.

My third graders are enthusiastic learners who demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways.

With your help, I can continue to keep my lessons fun, creative, meaningful, and engaging.

My Project

I love presenting material in a fun and engaging way. One way I do this is by creating room transformations. A room transformation is when I transform my room for a time, and students complete work based on that theme. I would like to add these lights to create a more engaging environment for our lessons and room transformations.

These lights can be used to help transform our ordinary classroom to a top secret spy headquarters.

There are other ways I can use the lights. For example, I will use the black lights and disco ball lights for Neon Day, Glow Day, Secret Agent Day, Dinosaur Day, Space Day or any other day that I can use these to help my lesson POP. These lights help create an environment where students are excited to learn. Just by switching on these lights, our classroom and lessons can be transformed into something amazing!

Ms. Simas
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Black Light, OPPSK 27W 9LED UV Bar Glow in the Dark Party Supplies for Blacklight Party Birthday Wedding Stage Lighting • Amazon Business $34.49 3 $103.47
Small Disco Ball-Mini Disco Ball Portable,Led Disco Ball for Party ,Sound Activated Led Disco Ball Lamp for dj Karaoke Christmas, Mini Disco Light with Wireless Remote 5W ,7 RGB Color Groups • Amazon Business $12.99 3 $38.97

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