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Ms. Riedl from Baltimore MD is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pencils & Play-Doh

Help me give my students basic everyday supplies, such as beginner pencils, glue sticks and Plat-Doh, and wipes to keep our tables and chairs germ-free.

  • $208 goal

This project expired on June 17, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are always eager and ready to learn! They are a busy little group of kind, fun-loving, respectful five-year-olds. Each is different; each is unique.

Many speak another language as their primary language.

We are a very diverse group, allowing for the sharing and acceptance of different cultures. Most come from loving homes, but not all have access to quality educational materials. School is special and important to them for this reason. Many of my students have parents who did not receive a full K-12 education, but their parents are very active and involved in their education, as they understand the opportunities that an education can provide.

My Project

My students use beginner pencils to improve their fine motor skills. A student can go through about 5 of these pencils a year, and we are on the last of our current supply.

We also use Play-Doh and glue sticks daily to work on fine and gross motor skills.

We use Play-Doh to build letters and sight words, numbers, sets for quantity comparisons and in free play. We use glue sticks for and paste activities and when making crafts.

Lastly, we wipe our tables, chairs and supply boxes down daily to keep germs away. With 24 students in the class, we use one pack of wipes within a week.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Amazon Elements Baby Wipes, Fresh Scent, 480 Count, Flip-Top Packs • Amazon Business $11.99 3 $35.97
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 60 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $17.88 2 $35.76
Ticonderoga Wood-Cased Beginner Pencils, #2 HB Soft, With Eraser, Yellow, 12 Count (13308) • Amazon Business $5.68 6 $34.08
Play-Doh Modeling Compound Schoolpack • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$135.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.15

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.04

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$175.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.06

Total project goal

$207.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$207.05

2 Donors

-$173.00

Donations toward project cost

-$147.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.95

match offer

-$34.05

Match offer toward project cost

-$28.94

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.11

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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