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Mrs. Harris from Copper Hill VA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Locked Out of Learning

Help me give my students a chance to break out of ordinary learning with this variety of locks and storage boxes.

  • $223 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 15 students walk into class every day bubbling with excitement. Many of my students receive free lunch and backpack food for the weekend. Yet, despite the daily struggles they view school as a safe and exciting challenge. They are excited to be at school and have even mentioned that they would trade a snow day at home for a day at school.

They are bright, kind, creative, and eager to learn!

Many days we are late to lunch or dismissal because we are caught up in exciting learning activities and engaging discussions. As a teacher I am always learning from them and inspired to be better because of them.

My Project

Escape rooms are quickly becoming all the rage in the adult world. Why not let our students at school experience the joy of overcoming an educational challenge as well? Breakout boxes are packed full of education. Students continuously practice combined math and literacy skills needed for success. The bonus of all this: it is highly engaging. Students are eager to work and problem solve because they are not "locked" into one place. It is a win:win for everyone involved!

These breakout locks and boxes will allow my students to become critical thinkers, collaborative workers, creative problem solvers, and build communication skills.

Mrs. Harris
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Vaultz Locking Personal Security Box, Black (VZ01004) • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
Tool Box | Organizer and Storage For Tools, Fishing Tackle, Toys, Lego, Art, Craft, and Parts 16" x 7" x 8" | Bonus Included Two Small Parts Boxes • Amazon Business $17.63 2 $35.26
Wordlock PL-004-BK 5-Dial Combination Padlock, Black • Amazon Business $8.81 2 $17.62
Master Lock 141D Covered Aluminum Keyed Padlock, 1 Pack, Black • Amazon Business $6.48 2 $12.96
American Lock Lockout Hasp, Vinyl Coated Steel Hasp, 1 in. Jaw Clearance, ALO80 • Amazon Business $6.40 2 $12.80
Master Lock 1505D Dial Combination Padlock, 1 Pack, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $5.65 2 $11.30
Vaultz Medicine Case with Combination Lock, 8.25 x 5 x 2.5 Inches, Black (VZ00361) • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
2 Pack Combination Digital Padlocks, FineGood 4 Digit Combination Locks for Shed Door School Gym Pool Locker Suitcase Toolbox - Black • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Master Lock 646T Set Your Own Combination Luggage Lock, 2 Pack, Black • Amazon Business $7.79 1 $7.79

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