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Mrs. H. from Salinas CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Positive Rewards for Positive Behavior!

Help me give my students Mini Locking Diaries, Hot Wheels Monster Trucks, Unicorn Notepad and Pen Set and Cartoon Gel Ink Pens and other materials for our classroom store.

  • $467 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Last school year, 2018-2019, our staff identified 3,335 homeless students. This is 37% of our district! All of our students automatically qualify for free or reduced-price lunch due to the economic status of our community. Many of our parents are employed as field workers, where paychecks can be small or sporadic, especially in winter when there is not as much work. More than half of my class speaks English as their second language, and some have special needs. With that being said, they all love to come to school and want to learn. They deserve all the resources we can give to help them to be successful in school.

My Project

This project is to support a school-wide positive intervention program that we are launching this year. We are creating a reward store for students! The students will have an opportunity to earn tickets in class for increased attention and participation.

Then they will be able to use those tickets to purchase rewards like (Mini Locking Diaries, Hot Wheels Monster Trucks, Unicorn Notepad and Pen Set and Cartoon Gel Ink Pens, and other materials) at the school-reward shop weekly.

This is a way for teachers and school staff to reward positive behavior and in turn, focus less on negative behaviors. When focusing on the positives, the students' positive behavior will increase and their negative behaviors will decrease. This allows students to learn more as a result! Thank you for all your support.

Mrs. H.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Inkology (6 Pack Beanie Boos Mini Locking Diary with Pen Kids Journals for Girls Boys Party Favors for Kids Bulk Notebook • Amazon Business $22.00 3 $66.00
Transformers Studio Series 31 Voyager Class Movie 2 Battle Damaged Megatron • Amazon Business $46.76 1 $46.76
Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Ultimate Chaos 12 Pack, 1: 64 Vehicles [Amazon Exclusive] • Amazon Business $40.48 1 $40.48
POKONBOY 60 Pack Animal Pencil Erasers Bulk for Kids, Puzzle Erasers Mini Novelty Erasers Prizes for Kids Classroom Party Favors Games Prizes Carnivals Gift Christmas • Amazon Business $13.95 2 $27.90
My Big, New Bed (Tadpoles) • Amazon Business $22.60 1 $22.60
Transformers The Last Knight Walmart Exclusive Autobots Unite Deluxe Autobot Hot Rod • Amazon Business $19.97 1 $19.97
SENCOO 24 pcs Cute Cartoon Gel Ink Pens Assorted Style Writing Pens for Birthday Present School Prize Student Gift Fun Girl Pens • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
ArtCreativity Unicorn Pens for Kids, Set of 12, Unicorn Party Favors for Girls and Boys, Great Writing Performance, Cute Unicorn Stationery School Supplies and Party Bag Fillers • Amazon Business $16.97 1 $16.97
Sensory Chew Necklace for Boys and Girls - 2 Different Hardness Chewy Necklace and Chewable Pencil Toppers for Kids with Autism, ADHD, SPD, Oral Motor Teething & Biting Needs (6 Pack) • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Toyssa 100 PCS Slap Bracelets Party Favors with Colorful Hearts Emoji Animal Print Design Retro Slap Bands for Kids Adults Birthday Classroom Gifts (100PCS) • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
LEGO BrickHeadz Mr. & Mrs. Claus 40274 Building Kit (341 Pieces) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Crayola Twistables Crayons Coloring Set, Stocking Stuffer Age 3+ - 50 Count • Amazon Business $10.68 1 $10.68
Crayola Silly Scents Mini Twistables Stinky, 12Count • Amazon Business $4.98 2 $9.96
EIXJA 4 Pack Unicorn Notepad and Pen Set Small Notebooks Mini Journal for Girls, Unicorn Party Favors Perfect Unicorn Gifts • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$331.19

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$30.30

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$396.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.96

Total project goal

$466.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$466.42

4 Donors

-$362.11

Donations toward project cost

-$358.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.90

Matching donations from our partners

-$45.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$38.25

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$59.31

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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