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Ms. Hales from Falls Church VA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Positive and Inviting Classroom

My students need motivational posters, cleaning supplies, a vacuum cleaner, yoga ball, and other tools to enrich their learning environment while maintaining a clean and organized classroom.

  • $346 goal

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My Students

My students have loved using and engaging with the flexible seating options in our redesigned classroom. We are now approaching a new school year and looking to increase the positive atmosphere of our classroom!

I teach a lively group of sophomores and seniors with many different wants and needs in the classroom.

These students come from very diverse backgrounds, and I teach a variety of academic levels as well as different learning styles. I believe that providing them with positive inspiration and organizational tools in the classroom will help them foster a sense of self and responsibility.

My Project

Last year we switched to a flexible seating environment. We were able to purchase chairs, couches, rugs, lap desks, blankets, and other resources that allowed students to personalize their learning environment. Now that we are starting a new school year, I'd love to be able to expand their flexible seating arrangement to also include positivity and creative influences.

The motivational posters and fun borders for the bulletin boards will help make the classroom more personalized for the students.

The command hooks will allow me to display some of the heavier items in class that are fun to look at. Having a vacuum cleaner will make clean up in the classroom a lot easier after the addition of the rugs last year. It is important to me to not only have a positive learning environment, but also a clean learning environment.

Ms. Hales
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 175 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hoover Vacuum Cleaner Linx Bagless Corded Cyclonic Lightweight Stick Vacuum SH20030 • Amazon Business $61.57 1 $61.57
Trideer Exercise Ball (45-85cm) EXTRA THICK Yoga Ball Chair, Anti-Burst Heavy Duty Stability Ball Supports 2200lbs, Birthing Ball Quick Pump (Office & Home & Gym) (Green, 55cm) • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
BESTTEN 10 Outlet All-In-One Surge Protector Power Strip with 2 USB Charging Ports (3.1A Total) and Phone/Ethernet/Coaxial Protection, 9-Foot Ultra Long Extension Cord, 3800 Joules, ETL Listed, Black • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
History Timeline: World History • Amazon Business $20.00 1 $20.00
Classroom Posters for Decoration - Educational & Motivational Growth Mindset for Students - 4 Pack - 16"x20" Each • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
McDonald Publishing MC-A004 World History Time Line Chalkboard Topper, 17.5" Wide, 22.2" Length, 0.2" Height (12 per Set) • Amazon Business $14.70 1 $14.70
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack - Fresh Scent and Citrus Blend - 3 Canisters - 75 Wipes each • Amazon Business $10.64 1 $10.64
Albert Einstein Education Poster | 12-Inches By 18-Inches | Inspirational & Motivational Poster | JSC101 • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
JSC454 Keep Moving Forward Martin Luther King Jr Quote Poster Jumping Figure | 18-Inches By 12-Inches | Motivational Inspirational | Premium 100lb Gloss Poster Paper • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Inspirational Classroom Posters Dr Martin Luther King Jr Poster MLK Growth Mindset For Kids Motivational Teacher Educational Elementary High School Classrooms Decorations Home Gym Workout Fitness P008 • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
TREND enterprises, Inc. Americana Terrific Trimmers, 39 ft • Amazon Business $9.08 1 $9.08
Historical Quote Motivational Posters; Success Wall Art Inspired by Famous Leaders and Thinkers, 8x10 Inch, Set of 4 • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Edupress EP595 International Flags Spotlight Border, 3" x 39' Size, 3" Width, 3" Length, 3" Height • Amazon Business $8.15 1 $8.15
Edupress Social studies décor Teaching Material (EP63290) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Command Large Utility Hook, White, 3-Hooks, 6-Strips (17003-3ES) • Amazon Business $5.66 1 $5.66

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