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Mrs. Sander from S Glens Falls NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Our Class Store Will Be Open for Business!

Help me give my students a jump start with their Classroom Store by providing an All-Purpose Rolling Activity Cart, various school supplies, and snacks!

  • $601 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are unique and special children who require a lot of extra time to learn. They have varying disabilities/needs that make learning in a smaller setting necessary.

We are a Functional Life Skills Program and strive to provide our students with the skills necessary to allow them as much independence as possible in their lives after high school.

Some of my students are non-verbal or have emotional challenges. We work on functional life skills on a daily basis to prepare for employment after high school. We currently operate a class "Coffee Cart." Students practice social skills, customer service and money skills as "greeters, muffin guys, servers and cashiers." Our customers consist of staff in our building

We would like to create a class store where our students can continue to practice their social skills and interaction with their peers! We are all very excited about creating our own portable class store!

My Project

Our students will be learning functional life skills with their new Class Store! The rolling cart and supplies will give my students a jump start for their store! Our hope is to resupply the cart with what they make in sales! Students can then learn to budget to purchase other items!

Students will be given the opportunity to practice social skills with their peers/customers, count money and make correct change and gain confidence!

As a functional life skills classroom, by students have limited interaction with their same-age peers. This class store will give them the opportunity to carry on conversations with peers and foster peer relationships. In addition, students will be able to practice money skills that they have learned in the classroom!

Mrs. Sander
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Honey-Can-Do Do All- Purpose Rolling Activity Cart 34L x 35H Blue • Amazon Business $84.18 1 $84.18
Teacher Created Resources Polka Dot Buckets & Caddy Set, (9487) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Premium 2 Pocket Laminated Folders 6 Pack. Our 3 Hole, 12-1/2 x 9-1/2 inch Portfolios Fit Easily Into Any Students Standard School Trapper Keepers Or Binders. Essential Supply for Homework and Notes • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Two Pocket Folders Bulk – 12-Pack Letter Size File Folders, 6 Motivational Designs for Students, Tropical Palm Trees Print, School Folders with Pockets, 12 x 9.25 Inches • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Pencil Assortment – 7.5 inches Assorted Colorful Pencils for Kids (Pack of 144) – Exciting School Supplies, Awards & Incentives • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Snack Variety Pack, Healthy Bars Sampler & Care Package in an elegant Blue Ribbon Gift Box (30 count) by Blue Ribbon • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
BAZIC 6 Fruit Scented Glitter Color Gel Pen with Case, 2 Pack, Total 12. • Amazon Business $5.81 4 $23.24
50 Chisel Tip Highlighters Markers Bulk Assorted Colors, Tank and Pen Type Combo, Bonus Sticky Index Tabs, 5 Vivid Fluorescent Colors for Office, School, Home, Students, Teachers, Bible Study • Amazon Business $18.50 1 $18.50
Learning Resources Create-a-Space Storage Center, Bright Colors • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Geddes Happy Birthday Pencil Assortment, Set of 144 (66273) • Amazon Business $17.49 1 $17.49
Maeline Bulk Earbuds Earbud Headphones Wholesale Ear Buds in Classroom Disposable Earphones Lot Kids Pack for Headphone Set Over Black Multipack of Student School Supplies Mp3 Wrapped Black (30 Pack) • Amazon Business $17.10 1 $17.10
Crayola 68-2112 Silly Scent Pencils, Scented Colored Pencils, Gift for Kids, 12Count, Multicolor • Amazon Business $3.97 4 $15.88
Early Buy 7 Bright Color Lined Sticky Notes Self-Stick Notes 3 in x 3 in, 80 Sheets/Pad, 14 Pads/Pack • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
2 Pocket Folder Letter Size with 3 Hole Punch to use with your Binder Heavy Duty Glossy Finish UV Laminated Folders - New Generation - EXTREME ZONE Assorted 6 Fashion Designs. • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97
Mead 2-Pocket Folders, Folders with Pockets, 12" x 9-3/8", Purrs & Grrrs, Assorted Designs, 6 Pack (73869) • Amazon Business $13.79 1 $13.79
Paw Print Pencil and Eraser Set (24 Pencils and 24 Erasers) • Amazon Business $12.97 1 $12.97
Quaker Chewy Granola Bars, Chocolate Chip, 58 Count • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
AmazonBasics Ruled Index Cards - 3x5 Inches (10 Packs of 100) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
AmazonBasics Wide Ruled Loose Leaf Filler Paper, 100-Sheet, 10.5" x 8", 6-Pack • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
OHill Pack of 128 Pack Emoji Pencil Erasers 16 Emoticons Novelty Erasers for Party Favors School Classroom Prizes Rewards Easter Eggs Stuffers Filler Easter Eggs Hunt Event • Amazon Business $10.88 1 $10.88
Raymond Geddes Here's Looking at You Eraser Pencil Toppers, Set of 50 (69005) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
U Brands Low Odor Magnetic Double Ended Dry Erase Markers With Erasers, Bullet Tip, Assorted Colors, 6-Count • Amazon Business $4.83 2 $9.66
Funny Face Cap Erasers (1-Pack of 144) • Amazon Business $7.74 1 $7.74
Fun Central AU204 72 Pack Kids Plastic Manual Pencil Sharpener with Cap Bulk Set for School and Home - for Goodie Bag Fillers, Gifts, Donations, Office School Supplies - Multicolor Assortment • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
12 Pcs. Pencil Grips Rubber, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29

Materials cost

$473.05

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$510.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.03

Total project goal

$600.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$600.18

13 Donors

-$424.00

Donations toward project cost

-$360.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$63.60

match offer

-$175.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$148.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.25

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$1.18

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