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Mrs. Ponce from Houston TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Practice makes PERFECT!

Help me give my students these amazing materials to help them learn how to write their names! Learning to write your name is a skill that they'll learn to do and take on their entire lives.

  • $241 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are located in northeast Houston, Texas. My students are between 4-5 years old. We are a Title I school which means we're in a predominately low-income​ area. Despite their home struggles, my students are eager to learn and love school. They come to school so happy and energetic to learn something new every single day. Seeing their smiles and eyes light up brings me so much warmth to my heart. They are more than just students they're my own children.

My Project

These items selected are to help my students learn to write their names. The only way for them to learn is to do it every day repeatedly. Expo dry erase markers are perfect for this task! They'll be able to write and erase with ease while writing their names and have fun doing it. From years experience, it's so much easier to teach a child a new skill when they're highly engaged in the activity. This leads me to the cardstock paper and laminating sheets. In pre k EVERYTHING is hands-on​ and made into classroom material. There's tons of printing and cutting all year long. The cardstock and laminating pouches give us a sturdier more rigid feel for anything we were to print.

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

Equity Focus

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
GG379 - Reusable Write & Wipe Pockets - Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, Letter Size, 200 Pouches (TP3854-200) • Quill.com $42.49 1 $42.49
Expo Low Odor Dry-Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted, 36/Box • Quill.com $32.89 1 $32.89
Storex Storage Book Bin, Assorted (STX70110U06C) • Quill.com $22.09 1 $22.09
Quill Brand Card Stock, 8 1/2" x 11", White, 250/Pack • Quill.com $14.10 1 $14.10

Materials cost

$171.56

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$204.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.02

Total project goal

$240.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$240.15

1 Donor

-$102.06

Donations toward project cost

-$102.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$120.08

Match offer toward project cost

-$102.07

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.01

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$18.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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