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Mrs. M. from Detroit MI is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Practice Makes Perfect!

Help me give my students dry erase markers and erasers so they can write their numbers on the rekenrek as they learn number sense and also use the brightly colored chart paper, crayons and markers for learning.

  • $322 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am so blessed to have this highly intelligent, curious, well-mannered group! These students are African-American and are learning Spanish in an immersion setting. They have already mastered many songs and continue to thrive.

Despite the disadvantages that are their reality, they demonstrate an eagerness to learn and deserve every opportunity available.

This learning community receives free lunch and breakfast, relies on Coats for Kids as well as the free eyeglass program and free backpacks to attend class daily.

My Project

Kindergarten classrooms are indeed special places where life long learning takes place. It takes a significant amount of material to provide children with experiences that focus on learning. The markers will be used with existing whiteboards for daily practice in building essential skills in the center rotations. The centers are continuously being replenished, modified and updated. Unfortunately, some materials are completely consumed or become worn out and need to be replaced.

New handwriting materials for the Writing Center would allow my students to continue practicing to become proficient writers.

They will be able to express themselves in a much more creative manner!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Prang Crayons Master Pack, Standard Size, 8 Assorted Colors, 400 Count (32340) • Amazon Business $26.11 2 $52.22
Top Notch Teacher Products Chart Tablet, 1.5" Ruled Brite Flip Chart, 24" x 32", Assorted Colors, 25 Sheets (TOP3820) • $26.09 2 $52.18
60 Pack Dry Erase Markers Pen Kit, Ohuhu Dual Tips 15 Assorted Colors with Low-Odor Ink Whiteboard Marker Pens Perfect For Writing on White boards, Dry-Erase Boards for School Office Home Classroom • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
EAI Education Rekenrek Build-a-Set • Amazon Business $34.95 1 $34.95
Top Notch Teacher Products Chart Tablet, 16" x 24", 1.5" Ruled Writing Paper, Brite Assorted Colors, 25 Sheets (TOP3840) • $8.99 3 $26.97
Sharpie Flip Chart Markers, Bullet Tip, Assorted Colors, 2 Packs of 8 • Amazon Business $18.61 1 $18.61
Dry Erase Erasers, 48 Pieces Mini Magnetic Whiteboard Erasers Dry Erase Erasers Chalkboard Erasers for Home Classroom Office Use (48pcs-blue) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99

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