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Mrs. Bentley from Reading PA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Positivity Project

My students need more POSITIVITY in their school! I'm calling this the "Positivity Project" where the school walls will be decorated with positive and encouraging quotes to improve students' self esteem.

  • $413 goal

This project expired on June 16, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am an Elementary Computer Technology teacher in a low income (50% Free/Reduced Lunch) district. Our students are a very diverse and unique group of Kindergarten though rd6th graders. Each have a variety of strengths and needs as 25% of our students require Specially Designed Instruction.

This POSITIVITY PROJECT will provide our school with positive and encouraging phrases throughout the hallways of our school.

Many of our hallways and stairwells are plain white.

Giving them a boost of color with positive affirmations is just what our students need!

I truly believe that this project will encourage student's attitude, behavior and social-emotional learning. If students have a positive attitude and feel good about themselves, bullying will not take place.

My Project

Many of our students may not always see positive attitudes at home. A child's self esteem can suffer. Our goal is to encourage positivity by placing encouraging words and quotes in the school hallways and stairwells.

This project will boost student motivation and provide students with the encouragement needed to make good choices throughout the day.

Putting quotes on the wall may seem like a simple task, but we need materials. These are materials that our school cannot afford. Teachers will collaborate on quotes to use for each hallway, and the Cricut machine will cut the quotes in permanent vinyl to attach to the walls.

Thank you for your consideration in my project.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 700 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cricut Explore Air 2 Machine Bundle - Heat Transfer, Vinyl Pack, Tools Pens & Designs • Amazon Business $289.99 1 $289.99
Permanent Adhesive Backed Vinyl Sheets by EZ Craft USA - 12" x 12" - 40 Sheets Assorted Colors Works With Cricut and Other Cutters • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Cricut 2001974 Adhesive Cutting Mat, Standard Grip, 12 x 12-Inch, Pack of 2 • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79

Materials cost

$315.77

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$350.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.85

Total project goal

$412.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$412.36

3 Donors

-$412.36

Donations toward project cost

-$350.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.85

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$0.00

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