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Mrs. Sheffield from Albia IA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Learning Fun!!

My students need wobble seats to help them be the best learners they can be. We utilize many homemade games and activities that are the most durable when printed on card stock and laminated.

  • $482 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach an amazing group of first grade students in a rural farm community in southeast Iowa. My students are hard workers who absolutely love hands-on, active, engaging projects and challenges that allow them to think outside the box to find solutions.

First grade is a crucial time for learning expectations.

We focus on becoming fluent readers and expanding our math skills along with growing socially.

Each child in my classroom loves learning, although the way they learn best varies greatly. Incorporating a variety of learning strategies, group work, and alternative seating and learning options to ensure that each student's needs are met, is imperative.

My Project

The supplies of card stock, sharpies and lamination will allow me to make fun, hands on activities such as math and reading learning games and science models just to name a few. All of the learning activities are designed with the skill level of various students in mind. I will able to make multiple engaging activities that students will be able to utilize for years to come.

My students are noticeably more engaged in their work and less disruptive of their peers when they are given a choice of fun activities to work on that expand their knowledge of what has been taught.

The wobble seats will be beneficial for my students that have difficulty focusing on what is being taught.

Mrs. Sheffield
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fellowes Thermal Laminating Pouches • Amazon Business $13.04 5 $65.20
White Card Stock Paper | 8 ½ x 11 Inches | Letter (US) Paper Size | 50 Sheets Per Pack | 80lb Cover Smooth (216gsm) • Amazon Business $12.30 5 $61.50
3/4" Hook and Loop Dots White 500 Sets (1000 PCS) • Amazon Business $11.99 4 $47.96
Pentel EnerGel Pearl Retractable Liquid Gel Pen, 0.7mm Black/Blue/Violet Ink, 12 Pack (BL77W12C) • Amazon Business $22.00 1 $22.00
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Crisp Lemon and Fresh Scent - 3 Pack - 75 Each (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $10.64 2 $21.28
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb/89 gsm, "Brights" 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (99608) • Amazon Business $10.19 2 $20.38
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Magic Tree House Merlin Mission 1-4 Boxed Set • Amazon Business $16.60 1 $16.60
Dixon Ticonderoga Laddie Tri-Write Triangular Shaped Intermediate #2 Pencils, Box of 36, Yellow (13042) • Amazon Business $15.52 1 $15.52
Addition (Flash Kids Flash Cards) • Amazon Business $2.86 5 $14.30
Subtraction (Flash Kids Flash Cards) • Amazon Business $2.49 5 $12.45
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, Medium Point (0.7mm), Assorted Colors, 12 Count • Amazon Business $11.13 1 $11.13
Mr. Sketch 1905069 Scented Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $5.98 1 $5.98

Materials cost

$350.28

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.99

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$409.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.27

Total project goal

$481.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$481.79

4 Donors

-$467.67

Donations toward project cost

-$409.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.15

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.12

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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