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Mrs. Adams from Fredonia KS is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Motivated and Organized Readers

Help me give my students guided reading tools to help increase motivation and reading fluency. Help us organize our reading games and materials with organizing supplies and a classroom laminator.

  • $344 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students range from grades Kindergarten through 12th grade. They all bring special gifts, abilities, and talents to make up unique and loving groups of students that I have the pleasure of seeing each day!

I work with students to help them improve their reading skills and help them build confidence in their reading abilities.

Small groups of students see me each day, in which I provide them with extra reading practice and intervention strategies to help them build upon their reading skills. My hope is that they leave feeling more confident and apply their skills out in the real world.

My Project

All of my students deserve to walk into a space that is organized and ready for learning to take place. The binders and pocket folders will provide students with organized material and reading games. The laminator will provide quick and easy access to laminate our fun reading games, fluency cards, and sight word cards that will last many years to come.

I want my students to feel like my room was created for them because they are important to me and their learning is important.

The finger puppets, slinky toys, pens, and light fingers will motivate and help guide students during their reading. Slinky toys help students stretch out sounds and blend words. Bingo chips allow students to manipulate and blend sounds and syllables. Light fingers and puppet fingers give students a fun and engaging way to track during readings. Students love using the multi-colored gel pens to make their marks during close reading activities. This allows students to color code text according to the skill we are working on.

Mrs. Adams
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
IRIS USA, Inc. KP-PHO57 5" x 7" Photo Storage and Craft Keeper, Small, Clear • Amazon Business $12.99 4 $51.96
7 in 1 Laminator Machine, OL288 Thermal Laminating Machine with 20 Pouches(3 mil), Paper Trimmer, Corner Rounder,Laminates Up to 9 Inches Wide • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Avery Durable View Binder, 1" Slant Rings, 220-Sheet Capacity, DuraHinge, White, Multi Pack of 4 (17012) • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
AmazonBasics Clear Thermal Laminating Plastic Paper Laminator Sheets - 9 Inch x 11.5 Inch, 200-Pack • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
MAKHISTORY Plastic Folders with Clear Front Pocket - 8 Pack, Heavy Duty 3 Pockets Folders for Letter Size Paper, Assorted Bright Colors • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
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 $13.70 1 $13.70
Tapp Collections Bingo Transparent Chips 300-pk - Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Rainbow Magic Spring, 12 PCS Colorful Rainbow Neon Plastic Spring Toy • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
LaOficina 11 Holes Clear Poly Envelope Binders Pocket Insert with Hook and Loop Closure Letter Size 10 Packs • Amazon Business $9.20 1 $9.20
JAVAPEN rainbow pastel Highlighter brush Chisel Tip Pens (Mild colors 12 pens set & Original colors 8 pens set) • Amazon Business $9.15 1 $9.15
CALIFORNIA CADE ELECTRONIC Finger Lights Bright LED Rave Laser Assorted Toys, Pack of 48 • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Glue Dots Mini Dots Adhesive Value Pack Sheets, 3/16 Inch, Clear, Pack of 600 • Amazon Business $8.92 1 $8.92
20 Pieces Halloween Accessory Includes 10 Pieces Witches Fingers Martian Costume Fingers Fake Nails Halloween Vampire Finger and 10 Pieces Eye Finger Puppets for Halloween Party Cosplay • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$239.84

Vendor shipping charges

$1.29

State sales tax

$16.91

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$291.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.47

Total project goal

$343.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$343.11

3 Donors

-$238.99

Donations toward project cost

-$215.14

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.85

match offer

-$90.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$76.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.12

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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