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Mrs. Wachi from Gardena CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Motivating Curious Minds

Help me give my students a year subscription to TIME for Kids, classroom writing materials and a microphone.

  • $462 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students come from various social economic backgrounds. They range from low income families to homes where parents are trying their best to raise their children in a neighborhood that has gang related problems daily. There are students that don't have either parent and are either with a foster family or with a relative. Either way, they come to class eager to learn, which is why I wouldn't want anything more but to enhance their excitement for education through games and materials.

My Project

Classroom materials is always an essential tool in classrooms. Having highlighters are a great tool to help my students focus on key elements. The plastic envelopes will help students stay organized with the various materials they use throughout the day. The gallon Zip loc bags are perfect to help take care of books and magazines that students will use to transport materials from school to home. The microphone will help my shy learners be able to make presentations in front of their peers.

TIME for Kids is a perfect motivator for students to teach current events in an authentic way.

I am always finding ways to encourage my students to read various forms of literature. Time for Kids magazine has age appropriate stories that students get excited about while learning about the world around them.

Time for Kids magazine and the classroom materials will motivate them to learn and stay focused in their learning. My students are eager learners and these will only enhance their education.

Mrs. Wachi
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TIME For Kids - Grade 3-4 with Teacher's Guide and financial bonus issues • TIME for Kids $4.50 35 $157.50
JAM Paper Plastic Envelopes with Zip Closure, Small, 4.5 x 6.5, Clear, 12/Pack (473Z1CL) • Staples Advantage $23.99 3 $71.97
BONAOK Wireless Bluetooth Karaoke Microphone,3-in-1 Portable Handheld karaoke Mic Speaker Machine Christmas Birthday Home Party for Android/iPhone/PC or All Smartphone(Q37 Space Gray) • Amazon Business $30.99 1 $30.99
Ziploc Storage Bags, Gallon, 250 Bags/Carton (682257) • Staples Advantage $29.99 1 $29.99
BIC Wite-Out EZ Correct Correction Tape, 10/Pack (50790) • Staples Advantage $22.19 1 $22.19
BIC Brite Liner Stick Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted, 24/Pack (BL241AST) • Staples Advantage $7.49 2 $14.98

Materials cost

$327.62

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$29.98

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$392.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.27

Total project goal

$461.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$461.78

2 Donors

-$451.78

Donations toward project cost

-$384.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.77

match offer

-$10.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$8.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

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$0.00

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