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Mrs. Blair from Provo UT is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Magical Motivators With No Sugar Added!

Help me give my students healthy non-sugary incentives to motivate good behavior and hard work through our class reward system.

  • $294 goal

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My Students

My students come from many diverse backgrounds, and many are highly impacted by poverty. I strive to make school a safe, happy place for them to be each day. Many students in our school are English Language Learners, and work so hard to overcome this obstacle. They are amazing, and soar to reach great academic achievements in spite of the challenges in their lives.

There is no better reward as a teacher, than that of seeing the “light” come on in the eyes of each student as they learn something new.

Thank you for supporting us in our learning adventure!

My Project

In the past, the most enticing classroom rewards for students have always included sugary sweets. Our school is trying to promote healthy lifestyles for our students by encouraging exercise and nutritionally balanced school lunches.

I would like to carry the healthy habits our students are learning to our classroom reward system.

Rather than have the class treasure box filled with sugar and empty calories, I would love the students to be able to choose from fun and exciting prizes that are sugar and calorie-free! Squishies and unicorns are all the rage with fourth graders, and I've found several variations of each of these things that the kiddos will be excited to earn. My students also love interesting and unique writing tools, and I've included a wide variety of these as well. Nothing is better than using a fancy new pencil on your assignment, and there are plenty of these to go around.

Unfortunately, these prizes tend to be more expensive than a piece of candy. With your help, I can provide a classroom reward system that still motivates my students, but also promotes a healthy lifestyle that is crucial to being ready to learn.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mood Pencil (Heat Activated Color Changing Pencils) (Thermochromic) (Tested Non Toxic) (Latex Free Eraser) (Box of 72) (Assorted Pack (Green, Purple, Orange, Red) (Classroom Pencils) • Amazon Business $29.93 1 $29.93
Multicolor Pens - 6-in-1 Retractable - 12 Pack of 6-in-1 Ballpoint Pens - 6 Vivid Colors in Every Pen - 0.5 mm - Best for Smooth Writing • Amazon Business $12.70 2 $25.40
SKKSTATIONERY Assorted Colorful Pencils, Pencil Assortment, Awards & Incentives Pencils, 2 HB, 144/box. • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
TINYMILLS 24 Pcs Unicorn Kitty Multi Point Pencils • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
Shuttle Art 120 Unique Colors (No Duplicates) Gel Pens Gel Pen Set for Adult Coloring Books Art Markers • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Raymond Geddes Eraser Pencil Topper (Pack of 50) • Amazon Business $9.10 2 $18.20
LUDILO 40Pcs Mochi Squishy Toys Mini Squishies Kawaii Animal Squishys Party Favors for Kids Unicorn Cat Panda Miniature Novelty Toys Class Prizes Birthday Gifts Stress Relief Toy for Adults, Random • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
35 PCS Colorful Magic Bendy Flexible Soft Pencils with Eraser for Children School Fun Equipment • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
U.S. Toy Childrens Drawing Pens (24 Pack) | Back to School Supplies & Party Favors • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
POKONBOY Squishies Mochi Squishy Toys Party Favors for Kids, 30 PCS Mini Squishies Panda Cat Unicorn Squishy Stress Relief Toys, Treasure Box prizes for Classroom • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Fun Express Rubber Brain-Shaped Erasers | 24 Count | Great for Themed Birthday Parties, Halloween Trick-or-Treating, School or Classroom, Prizes & Favors • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
OHill 48 Pack Rainbow Unicorn Keychains Key Ring Decoration Birthday Party Favor Supplies • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98

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