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Mrs. L. from N Hollywood CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pencils for Learning

Help me give my students the spark to learn by helping them be prepared with pencils, a sharpener and erasers.

  • $167 goal

This project expired on May 15, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My fifth-grade students at our school are an amazing group. They are very curious about everything we learn about. The students really enjoy video games, kickball, art and spending time in the classroom contributing to community circle. We have a diverse population and are able to learn from each other because of it.

Each child in my classroom absolutely loves learning, although the method and environment in which they learn best varies greatly.

We incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group work and alternative seating and learning options to ensure that each student's needs are met, right where they are!

My Project

Currently, our classroom is without an electronic sharpener. We have been using small hand held sharpeners to help us; however, they are not very quick and often lead to distractions when we can be learning. To go with the sharpener, we are also requesting pencils and erasers (because sometimes we do make a mistake; that's how learning happens!) Recently, as teachers, we have been sparked by the movement to provide students with pencils without question because you never know what a person is going through. We, as a class, would appreciate the opportunity to further develop our education with sharpened pencils at our fingertips.

Mrs. L.
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count (1670) • Amazon Business $24.95 2 $49.90
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $10.90 4 $43.60
Funny Face Cap Erasers (1-Pack of 144) • Amazon Business $7.45 1 $7.45

Materials cost

$100.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.24

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$141.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.01

Total project goal

$166.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$166.71

5 Donors

-$164.57

Donations toward project cost

-$141.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.87

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.14

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$0.00

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