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Ms. Newcombe from Seaside CA is requesting classroom basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Little Writers and Artists with Big Imaginations

Help me give my students access to materials that support their communication skills.

  • $372 goal

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Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

My Students

My students are curious, kind, and creative! They love learning through hands-on activities and collaborative projects that help them make connections in school and in their personal lives. The majority of my students have trouble accessing a high amount of tactile instructional material and reading practice materials.

Our school is Title I school with the majority of students being socioeconomically disadvantaged and English Language Learners.

As a first year teacher, I try my best to obtain basic classroom materials and supplies for my class, but feel that I am not providing my students with enough.

Our classroom incorporates a flexible learning environment to fit my students' individual needs. We believe that all students have the right to an equitable education in which all deserve access to anything they require to succeed academically and socio-emotionally.

I am so thankful to have such an enthusiastic group of students and we are ready to dive into the new year.

My Project

This project came about with the need for basic classroom materials that support the needs of my students in developing strong communication skills.

Kindergarten is the foundation of a student's ability to effectively communicate through written words, spoken words, and visualizations.

I can best support my English Language Learners through visual anchor charts, interactive writing practice on individual white-boards and access to developmentally appropriate primary pencils.

Art is a powerful tool in any primary classroom as it creates equal opportunity to express oneself through a universal language. Students have opportunities to learn and describe their art in terms of colors, shapes, size, and emotion.

Ms. Newcombe
Grades PreK-2

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Colorations Simply Washable Tempera Paints, 16 fl oz, Set of 11 Colors, Non Toxic, Vibrant, Bold, Kids Paint, Craft, Hobby, Arts & Crafts, Fun, Art Supplies • Amazon Business $42.87 1 $42.87
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25 x 30 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 1 Pad (561SS), Yellow Lined Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Super Sticking Power • Amazon Business $32.64 1 $32.64
X-ACTO Electric Pencil Sharpener | Teacher Pro Pencil Sharpener for Classrooms, Quiet Electric Motor, Adjustable to Six Pencil Sizes • Amazon Business $31.62 1 $31.62
Pentel Arts Oil Pastels, 432 Piece Classroom Size Pack (PHN-12CP) • Amazon Business $29.23 1 $29.23
Post-it Super Sticky Wall Easel Pad, 20 x 23 Inches, 20 Sheets/Pad, 1 Pad (566SS), Portable White Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Rolls for Portability, Hangs with Command Strips • Amazon Business $26.45 1 $26.45
EXPO 82001 Low-Odor Bullet Black Dry Erase Markers For Use On Whiteboards, Glass and Non-porous Surfaces; Ideal for Classrooms, Offices and Homes, Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $9.41 2 $18.82
AmazonBasics Multipurpose Copy Printer Paper - White, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 3 Ream Case (1,500 Sheets) • Amazon Business $17.57 1 $17.57
TICONDEROGA My First Pencil • Amazon Business $5.39 3 $16.17
Astrobrights Mega Collection, 625 Sheets,"Classic" 5-Color Assortment, Colored Paper, 24 lb/89 gsm, 8 ½ x 11-MORE SHEETS! (91623) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted, 16 Count • Amazon Business $11.71 1 $11.71
SIQUK 36 Packs Dry Erase Eraser Magnetic Whiteboard Eraser Red Chalkboard Cleansers Wiper(1.97 x 1.97 Inches) with 4 Pieces Whiteboard Markers • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
Sharpie 38250PP Permanent Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count, Standard Packaging • Amazon Business $5.97 1 $5.97

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