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Mrs. Michael from Memphis TN is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Paper, Lamination, and Light Covers- Oh My!

Help me give my students more variety in their centers and a calming environment.

  • $181 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My Marvels strive to better themselves, their school, and their community. The students in my class are creative, inquisitive, and fun-loving.

Despite all of the difficulties that face my Marvels, they come to school each day ready to learn.

Our school is a wonderful oasis in a working middle/working poor community. My school is an optional school, however my 2 classes are made up of "in community" students. These are students that live in the neighborhood that surrounds our school.

Our classroom's name is "Mrs. Michael's Marvels." I teach my students that there is a superhero in each of them. I want them to know that they can achieve "super" things when they put their minds to it. We work everyday to establish a kinship- somewhat like the Avengers. We each have different strengths and weaknesses but when we come together we can achieve great things.

My Project

Learning centers are an essential part of creating a hands-on learning experience for students. Thanks to various sites, teachers are now able to share and print center activities. Lamination of these items helps them to be preserved so that students can use them over and over again. I have the centers purchased. I have the printer ready to print and I have the laminators ready- but I am lacking paper and laminating pouches. This project will help me get these things in order to provide quality, reusable centers for my students.

Fluorescent lights are not the greatest when it comes to providing a calm and soothing atmosphere.

The light covers requested in this project would help me to soften the harshness of the lights in the classroom for my Marvels. It would help me to continue to make my classroom a safe and calm environment for all my students- several of whom have educational, emotional, and focus struggles.

Mrs. Michael
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples 8.5" x 11" Copy Paper, 20 lbs, 92 Brightness, 5000/Carton (135848) • Staples Advantage $39.23 1 $39.23
Classroom Light Filters - Tranquil Blue • Staples Advantage $25.39 1 $25.39
Staples Thermal Pouches, Letter, 300/Pack (5245701) • Staples Advantage $23.11 1 $23.11
Staples Brights Multipurpose Paper, 24 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Assorted, 500/Ream (20201) • Staples Advantage $12.58 1 $12.58
Staples Pastel Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Green, 500/Ream (14781) • Staples Advantage $5.31 2 $10.62
Staples Pastel Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Canary, 500/Ream (14787) • Staples Advantage $5.31 2 $10.62

Materials cost

$121.55

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$153.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.07

Total project goal

$180.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$180.44

2 Donors

-$91.00

Donations toward project cost

-$77.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.65

match offer

-$89.44

Match offer toward project cost

-$76.02

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.42

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$0.00

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