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Ms. Stein from Las Vegas NV is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Party Decorations = Amazing Room Transformations!

Help me give my students 3 exciting room transformations with party supplies and decorations to create an engaging learning environment!

  • $244 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is a kaleidoscope of 20 inquisitive and eager to learn second graders. I teach at a Title I elementary school in Las Vegas, NV where 100% of our students receive free breakfast and lunch. My classroom consists of ELL and special needs students. These students often face challenges that require additional supports in order for them to achieve academic success. Each child that enters my life enriches it in a unique and exciting way. I hope to do the same for them each day that they enter my classroom.

My Project

When a child associates a positive feeling or emotion with a learning experience, the learning is more likely to be permanent. My students need to feel that learning is more fun and less daunting. They are often discouraged by the amount of stamina required to meet our rigorous standards. Room transformations are a fun, easy and highly effective way to keep my kids actively engaged and ensure their academic success. My project will provide party supplies and decorations for 3 complete room transformations. Each one will have a different theme: "Magical Math Strategies", "Pirate Experiment" and "The Reading Police Academy".

Inspired by an amazing 2 day training at the renowned Ron Clark Academy, I initiated a room transformation to jump start my students' enthusiasm for learning.

I want my students to feel as excited about learning as I am about teaching. Therefore, I kicked off a successful shark themed room transformation which included "A Reading Frenzy" and "Our Math Skills Are JAWSOME" math lesson. Wow! What an incredible reaction my students had to diving into our classroom "shark tank" to read under the sea and solve math problems. I want to bring this level of engagement and excitement to my students again and again!

I strive to make my students to feel energetic, excited, and happy when they enter our classroom everyday. Room transformations are key to achieving this goal! Please consider supporting my project. Thank you in advance for your generosity.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
U.S. Toy Plastic Top Hats, Pack of 12, Black • Amazon Business $10.09 2 $20.18
Police Party Tablecloth Plastic Table Cover - 54"W x 108"L • Amazon Business $4.97 4 $19.88
Pirate Party Hats - 12 Pack - Pirate Birthday Hats - Pirate Theme Party Supplies - Pirate Party by Funny Party Hats • Amazon Business $8.59 2 $17.18
US Toy Magic Wands (1 Dozen), 14" • Amazon Business $7.59 2 $15.18
Blue Panda Pirate Party Supplies - 6 Pack Skulls Crossbones Disposable Plastic Rectangular Tablecloths Kids, Birthday Table Cover Decorations in Red White Black 54 x 108 inches • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Magic - Birthday Party Favor Popcorn Treat Boxes - Set of 12 • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Patrol Car Police Party Favor Treat Boxes - 12 ct • Amazon Business $6.19 2 $12.38
Adorox 24 Pack Pirate Treasure Chest Decoration Party Favor Goodie Candy Box Grab Bag • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Fun Express Red Curtain Backdrop Banner Decoration (2 Piece) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Super Z Outlet Black Felt Pirate Captain Eye Patches Skull Crossbones for Children Party Favors and Costume Prop (24 Pack) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Police Party Hanging Swirls - 12 ct • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Pirate Playmates (4/Pkg) • Amazon Business $5.96 1 $5.96
Fun Express Police Badge Name Tag Stickers Roll of 100 School Party Supplies • Amazon Business $4.98 1 $4.98
Caution Party Tape Party Accessory (1 count) (1/Pkg) • Amazon Business $3.97 1 $3.97

Materials cost

$161.61

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.69

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$206.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.48

Total project goal

$243.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$243.20

7 Donors

-$243.20

Donations toward project cost

-$206.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.48

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$0.00

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