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Mrs. Tello from Dallas TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Pastel Work!

Help me give my students a wonderful winter with supplies needed to write and read.

  • $177 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I'm currently teaching bilingual and general education, first graders and kindergarten. Most of them are struggling readers and writers. My students are in a poverty neighborhood, but that doesn't keep them from moving forward in education. They work hard and give their best every day.

They love to learn, and the challenges that come with learning.

We are in a low-income school, and teaching dual language. The difficulties we face are finding resources in both languages. Most classrooms lack hands-on resources. The younger they are the more active and messy it can be. Help us make it fun and enjoyable.

My Project

Most of the students are learning how to read and write. We are reading our sight words and making sentences. We would like for our work to stand out with pastel colors and laminating our work to save it for years to come as a memory.

Color always brightens their day and work!

Sight word flashcards on color paper will make it more fun and interesting to practice memorization of them. We will laminate them to help make them last longer.

When it is time for them to write and publish their work it will also be on color paper and laminated.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ticonderoga Wooden Pencils, No. 2 Soft Lead, 72/Pack (13972) • Staples Advantage $14.99 3 $44.97
Fellowes Thermal Pouches, Letter, 200/Pack (5743401) • Staples Advantage $36.34 1 $36.34
Staples Pastel Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Assorted, 400/Pack (14804) • Staples Advantage $6.40 4 $25.60
Ticonderoga My First Ticonderoga Wooden Pencils, No. 2 Medium Lead, Dozen (33312) • Staples Advantage $3.88 3 $11.64

Materials cost

$118.55

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$150.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.53

Total project goal

$176.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$176.86

2 Donors

-$165.33

Donations toward project cost

-$150.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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