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Mrs. Burgess from Virginia Beach VA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Mrs. Burgess's Shabby Chic Classroom Makeover

Help me give my students a learning environment they will surely "grow" in!

  • $219 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Each child in my classroom has a passion for learning, although the method and environment in which they learn best vary greatly. We incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group work, and alternative seating and learning options to ensure that each student's needs are met, right where they are! They are truly an incredible group of children that enjoy being with each other as we build our classroom community. I’m excited to mold our learning environment to provide for each individual’s needs and preferences.

My Project

WOOHOO! I made it through my first year of teaching in the public school system! As this school year comes to an end, my mind can't stop thinking about how to transform my classroom for next year. I have a clear plan about how I want my room to function and exactly how I want the environment to feel. My students make their biggest strides when the classroom environment is well organized, comfortable, and inviting. Please help me create a space that encompasses all of these characteristics and more. I have slowly been gathering materials to begin my journey from "blah" to "ahh," but could definitely use your help to complete the dream. Thank you in advance for your love and support.

Mrs. Burgess
Grades PreK-2

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
STORAGE BOX PROJECT CASE 8-3/16 X 7-11/16 X 2-1/2 IN CLEAR PACK OF 8 • School Specialty $16.18 3 $48.54
Schoolgirl Style Simply Stylish Calendar Bulletin Board Set (110409) • Quill.com $11.04 1 $11.04
Schoolgirl Style Simply Stylish Birthday Bulletin Board Set (110408) • Quill.com $11.04 1 $11.04
Schoolgirl Style Simply Stylish Succulents Cut-Outs (120555) • Quill.com $5.09 2 $10.18
LETTERS POP OUT BARKER CREEK 4 IN CHALKBOARD • School Specialty $8.51 1 $8.51
Schoolgirl Style Magnetic Cut-Outs Simply Stylish (149008) • Quill.com $8.49 1 $8.49
Teacher Created Resources Burlap Paper Lanterns, 3/Set (TCR77228) • Quill.com $7.98 1 $7.98
PAPER ROLL FADELESS DESIGNS 48 IN X 12 FT SHIPLAP • School Specialty $7.87 1 $7.87
Schoolgirl Style Simply Stylish Script Words: Teach Mini Bulletin Board Set (110421) • Quill.com $6.79 1 $6.79
Schoolgirl Style 8" x 5.80" Cut-Outs Industrial Chic, Mason Jars (120543) • Quill.com $5.09 1 $5.09
Schoolgirl Style 8.10" x 5.90" Cut-Outs Industrial Chic, Arrows (120545) • Quill.com $5.09 1 $5.09
Shabby Chic Name Tags/Labels • Quill.com $4.50 1 $4.50
CREATIVE TEACHING PRESS CTP0249 2.25" x 35' Dotted Swirl Borders Black/White • Quill.com $3.56 1 $3.56
CREATIVE TEACHING PRESS CTP0231 2.25" x 35' Light Bulbs Borders Black/Yellow • Quill.com $3.56 1 $3.56
Teacher Created Resources Black And White Stripes Straight Border Trim • Quill.com $3.39 1 $3.39
Baumgartens Suspended Ceiling Hooks, White, Holds 30 Lbs., 2"L, 2/Pk • Quill.com $1.70 1 $1.70

Materials cost

$147.33

Vendor shipping charges

$6.49

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.21

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$186.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.83

Total project goal

$218.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$218.86

2 Donors

-$143.86

Donations toward project cost

-$122.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.58

match offer

-$75.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

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$0.00

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