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Ms. Richardson from Washington DC is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Off to a Great Start

Help me give my students a nurturing classroom environment that promotes security and fun while learning.

  • $1,194 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are my heartbeats. They are full of life, caring, and oh so loving! Seeing my students brightens a dark day and add a glow to better days. I enjoy teaching my students through hands on activities (projects and games), music, and songs because it keeps them engaged and wanting to know more. This year I have been awarded to opportunity to loop with my students. I cannot wait to track their growth from last year to this year. My goal for my students this year are for them to read on a level A-B by the end of the year. I’m sure this goal will be accomplished because my students have a love for reading whether in whole group, small group, or independently. Last school year, our class’ library was the student’s favorite center. I cannot wait to see their faces when they see our new and improved library! My students are great observers so I’m sure they’ll notice any differences and similarities quickly!

My Project

Paintbrushes & Art Easel-

“Kids learn through all their senses,” says Ben Mardell, “and they like to touch and manipulate things.” The items on our class’ wish list promotes the idea of hands on learning and allow teachers to make learning fun! 

4 Comfy Floor Seats

Flexible seating items are in our class’ cart to allow students the freedom to take charge of their learning by picking their own learning corners.

Read Along Books & Listening Center

Last school year, my students enjoyed reading! The new gigs in the reading center will nurture that love for reading and make reading more interesting. We look forward to you generous donations to help make this school effective and exciting!

Ms. Richardson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD219 - Toddler Indoor⁄Outdoor Painting Center for 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $269.00 1 $269.00
RE777X - Fairy Tales Read-Alongs • Lakeshore Learning Materials $219.00 1 $219.00
CE772 - Ready-To-Go Listening Center for 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 1 $54.99
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 1 $54.99
BR302RD - Comfy Floor Seat - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 1 $54.99
LC405RG - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 1 $54.99
LC1340X - Nylon-Bristle Paintbrushes - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$915.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$54.96

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,014.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$179.06

Total project goal

$1,193.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,193.71

3 Donors

-$596.86

Donations toward project cost

-$507.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$89.53

match offer

-$596.85

Match offer toward project cost

-$507.32

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$89.53

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$0.00

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