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Ms. Balboni from Minot ME is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

One Easel, Endless Lessons!

My students need an easel where we can learn every subject together in a whole group setting.

  • $536 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are going to be super readers! First grade is an extremely important year for students. It's biggest emphasis is on reading and literacy. My first graders will be working hard to learn how to become fluent and confident readers.

In order for my students to be successful, we will need a meeting place where we can learn to read poems, our morning message, work on phonics skills, and learn sight words.

They are coming to me with so many skills and I can't wait to teach them more!

My Project

In first grade, the most important instruction is given as a whole group on our carpet. The key to this instruction is having an easel where we can practice shared writing and reading, math facts, and receive phonics instruction. Our easel will be used from morning meeting when we get to school, to our closing circle at the end of the day.

An easel is an essential tool in the primary grades.

Our easel will be the heart of our lessons and will be used for every subject. It will allow students to be engaged in their lessons as they come up to the board to practice skills they will need for their rest of their lives.

Ms. Balboni
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LM540 - Store & Display Teaching Cart • Lakeshore Learning Materials $399.00 1 $399.00

Materials cost

$399.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.95

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$454.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.28

Total project goal

$535.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$535.21

5 Donors

-$461.33

Donations toward project cost

-$395.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.90

match offer

-$70.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$59.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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