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Ms. Mari from San Francisco CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

On the Road to Knowledge!

Help me give my students the tools to succeed with books and STEM toys!

  • $596 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are inquisitive, bright eyed and eager to learn. We are a community of 16 diverse learners in a Spanish immersion classroom; a true representation of beautifully diverse San Francisco. They need a well stocked classroom library of favorite books.

They love to explore and learn with various hands-on manipulatives.

Their favorite on the first week of school was the use of white boards and dry-erase markers. Likewise, they love to build using Duplos and blocks. They are always ready to learn and explore!

My Project

These favorite Eric Carle books will support emergent readers by providing them with multiple copies to share. Brown Bear is always a classroom favorite. The incredible details on the nonfiction scholastic books will enrich their knowledge on life science with rich details, photos and facts.

The Picasso Tiles will allow for problem solving and enhance their creativity.

Their learning will be enriched by these tools.

The additional STEM toys and puzzles will keep them engaged and provide variety to the limited items currently available in our classroom. We hope to keep growing our building, creating and engineering! We appreciate any and all support.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PicassoTiles 100 Piece Set 100pcs Magnet Building Tiles Clear Magnetic 3D Building Blocks Construction Playboards, Creativity beyond Imagination, Inspirational, Recreational, Educational Conventional • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Oso pardo, oso pardo, ¿qué ves ahí? • Amazon Business $12.23 3 $36.69
Time Timer Original 12 inch; 60 Minute Visual Timer – Classroom Or Meeting Countdown Clock for Kids and Adults (Black) • Amazon Business $33.49 1 $33.49
The Very Hungry Caterpillar/La oruga muy hambrienta (World of Eric Carle) • Amazon Business $15.82 2 $31.64
Scholastic Explora tu Mundo: Los animales polares: (Spanish language edition of Scholastic Discover More: Polar Animals) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Oso polar, oso polar, ¿qué es ese ruido? (Brown Bear and Friends) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $14.43 2 $28.86
Whirligig STEM Toys for Girls & Boys | Building Blocks for 5 Year Old+ | Creative Construction Educational Engineering Set | 106 Pieces | Best Kids Gift Kit for Ages 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Yr. • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Learning Resources Spanish Learning Letters • Amazon Business $24.29 1 $24.29
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 24-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Multi-Color, 3-Ounce Cans, Ages 2 and up, Multicolor (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Scholastic Explora Tu Mundo: Dinosaurios: (Spanish language edition of Scholastic Discover More: Dinosaurs) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $15.89 1 $15.89
Scholastic Explora Tu Mundo: El antiguo Egipto (Ancient Egypt): (Spanish language edition of Scholastic Discover More: Ancient Egypt) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Melissa & Doug Solar System Floor Puzzle (Floor Puzzles, Easy-Clean Surface, Promotes Hand-Eye Coordination, 48 Pieces, 36” L x 24” W) • Amazon Business $12.34 1 $12.34
GEMEM 155 Pcs Wooden Pattern Blocks Set Geometric Shape Puzzle Kindergarten Classic Educational Montessori Tangram Toys for Kids Ages 4-8 with 24 Pcs Design Cards • Amazon Business $10.10 1 $10.10
Melissa & Doug Mermaid Fantasea Wooden Jigsaw Puzzle, Preschool, Sturdy Wooden Construction, 48 Pieces, 15.7” H x 11.7” W x 0.45” L • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Number Line Bulletin Board Border -20 to 100 Classroom Decoration Set 36ft 1 Roll for Math Classes • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Melissa & Doug Construction Vehicles Building Site Wooden Jigsaw Puzzle (Beautiful Original Artwork, Sturdy Cardboard Pieces, 48 Pieces) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Melissa & Doug Deluxe Wooden 48-Piece Jigsaw Puzzle - Pirates • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
Scholastic Explora Tu Mundo: Vehículos de emergencia: (Spanish language edition of Scholastic Discover More: Emergency Vehicles) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.82 1 $7.82

Materials cost

$379.53

Vendor shipping charges

$56.02

State sales tax

$34.73

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$505.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.29

Total project goal

$595.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$595.26

1 Donor

-$298.00

Donations toward project cost

-$253.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.70

match offer

-$297.26

Match offer toward project cost

-$252.67

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.59

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$0.00

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