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Mrs. Zehnder from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pencil Please

Help me give my students pencils, highlighters, erasers, glue sticks, scissors, and pencil boxes for daily organization and activities.

  • $503 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are from very low socioeconomic backgrounds and school is a safe, fun place for them to come. Many of them also come from different cultural backgrounds and many of them are English Language Learners.

My students love to learn and come to school every day excited about what we will do each day.

They are very creative and love to think out loud about what we are learning. They love it when we are working together and are willing to work hard.

My Project

One of my biggest pet peeves is for my students to be prepared for class. However, that is difficult for so many of my students. I am asking for basic supplies such as pencils, erasers, glue sticks, scissors, highlighters, sharpies, etc. These will be used for almost everything.

Having the basic supplies in the classroom is so important for kids success.

I have seen it year after year when students come to school without even a backpack let a lone a pack of pencils. It is my hope with these supplies that I can continue my ultimate goal as a teacher to reach kids one child at a time.

Mrs. Zehnder
Grades PreK-2
  • Linwood Elementary School
  • Oklahoma City, OK
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EXPO 1921062 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Black, 36-Count • Amazon Business $27.50 2 $55.00
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 4 $49.96
EXPO Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Black, 36-Count, Includes 5 Color Flag Set • Amazon Business $23.28 2 $46.56
Sterilite 17224812 Small Pencil Box, Splash Tint, 12-Pack • Amazon Business $21.87 2 $43.74
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 60 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $15.69 2 $31.38
Scotch 5-Inch Soft Touch Pointed Kid Scissors, 12 Count Teacher Pack, Green (1442P-12) • Amazon Business $12.16 2 $24.32
Sharpie 1884739 Permanent Markers Fine Point Black - 36 Pieces • Amazon Business $20.89 1 $20.89
Charles Leonard Pencil Eraser Caps, Latex Free, Assorted Colors, 144/Box (71544) • Amazon Business $6.87 3 $20.61
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, Medium Point (0.7mm), Assorted Colors, 24 Count • Amazon Business $18.92 1 $18.92
Sharpie Chisel Tip Tank Style Highlighter, Fluorescent Yellow - Pack of 36 (1920938) • Amazon Business $14.69 1 $14.69
EXPO 80699 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $13.48 1 $13.48
Sargent Art 36 Count Premium Pink Eraser Class Pack, Best Buy Assortment, 36-1012 • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Sharpie 1949557 Color Burst Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Assorted Colors, 24-Count • Amazon Business $10.71 1 $10.71

Materials cost

$362.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$29.52

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$427.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.39

Total project goal

$502.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$502.59

1 Donor

-$502.59

Donations toward project cost

-$427.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$75.39

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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