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Ms. Koronik from Newark DE is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pencil Grip for Tiny Hands

My students need triangle pencils to help support them in becoming great writers.

  • $206 goal

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My Students

Everyday I am lucky to be greeted by 50 amazing students at my classroom door. Most of my students have never been in any type of school setting before and need a lot of guidance throughout Kindergarten to not only prepare them for their future but to also to get them started on the right path for school. My school is a dual-Language elementary school and our mission is to educate and empower each student to realize their full potential and positively impact their communities. We focus on project-based learning which means the students are in control of their learning and are constantly self evaluating themselves and their goals. I get to work with these students on a daily basis and observe their strengths and weaknesses.

I want to be able to provide them with the best possible education I can.

When I see a struggling student I want to have the resources needed to help guide them on the right path and make them feel that they can do anything.

My Project

I am asking for triangular pencils and 2 pencil sharpeners for 100 students. Most students in kindergarten come to school for the first time having never held a pencil, these special pencils will help support their hands and teach them how to correctly hold a pencil.

With these pencils the students will be able to become great writers.

The students will use these daily and in four different classes. Since these pencils help teach pencil grip the students' hands will not tire out or hurt when doing classwork. These will help the students enjoy completing work and make learning fun!!

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ticonderoga Wood-Cased My First Tri-Write Pencils, 2 HB Soft, With Eraser, Yellow, 36 Count (13082) • Amazon Business $11.61 8 $92.88
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count (1670) • Amazon Business $24.95 2 $49.90

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