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Ms. Mustafa from Oak Lawn IL is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mastering Motivation

Help me give my students materials that will motivate learning in the classroom.

  • $191 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are driven to achieve their best. They are students with special needs in the specific learning disability category, autism spectrum disorder, and ADHD, but their "special needs" are what make them some of the greatest students around. They inspire one another and often use their setbacks for achieving their goals. Furthermore, my students let nothing hold them from achieving their absolute best and working to their absolute full potential. With that said, we need several additions to our classroom to help provide them with a successful and the most comfortable learning environment to help meet their academic needs.

My students are driven through motivation and success, and with the proper materials, I have no doubt that they will put forth their best efforts for wonderful academic achievement!

My Project

The materials requested for this project are meant to increase student motivation in the classroom. The students work everyday to earn rewards, and although they work hard, some days are struggle to get going. Having a treasure reward chest filled with the fun items I am requesting for my students, will encourage the students to put forth their best effort to earn these rewards!

Incorporating classroom timers as a visual representation are going to be a start to implementing motivational learning, helping us stay on task and complete our daily activities with efficiency.

Students also need pencils, cool pens, and fun highlighters to use when we are reading, writing, and completing our math work. Often, using fun writing utensils motivates students to participate and complete work!

Ms. Mustafa
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Yunbaoit 60-minute Visual Analog Timer,Countdown Clock,No Loud Ticking,Time Management Tool for Kids and Adults, Cooking, Red • Amazon Business $18.99 2 $37.98
EMDMAK Sand Timer Colorful Hourglass Sandglass Timer 1 min/3 mins/5 mins/10 mins/15 mins/30 mins Sand Clock Timer for Games Classroom Home Office(Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Sharpie 1780476 Accent Gel Highlighter, Fluorescent Yellow, 4-Pack • Amazon Business $5.99 3 $17.97
Kicko Mini Putty with Glitter - 48 Pack Assorted Neon Color Sludge - Educational Fidget Toy Ideal for Relaxation and Sensory Stimulation, Event Prizes, Goody Bags, Activity Set, Kids, Boys and Girls • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Toyssa 100 PCS Slap Bracelets Party Favors with Colorful Hearts Emoji Animal Print Design Retro Slap Bands for Kids Adults Birthday Classroom Gifts (100PCS) • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Paper Mate Gel Pens | InkJoy Pens, Medium Point, Assorted, 14 Count • Amazon Business $12.85 1 $12.85
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49

Materials cost

$130.22

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$162.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.62

Total project goal

$190.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$190.79

4 Donors

-$169.00

Donations toward project cost

-$143.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.35

match offer

-$21.79

Match offer toward project cost

-$18.52

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.27

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$0.00

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