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Ms. H. from New York NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Prize Box of Champions

Help me give my students an amazing incentive system to reach their academic and behavioral goals!

  • $233 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My co-teacher and I have a wonderful class of 4th and 5th graders. While a large portion of our students walk short distances to our school on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, many families choose to commute from other neighborhoods - some coming all the way from the Bronx, Queens, and outer Brooklyn every day. 72% of our students receive free or reduced-price lunches. Our students are curious, independent, and excited to learn. Our classroom is built around values: friendship, loyalty, courage, respect, and integrity.

My Project

Our students can reach unbelievably great heights, but sometimes they need an extra little push - or pull - to get them all the way there. We are setting up a new and improved incentive system in our classroom to help keep students motivated to work hard through this tough test prep season.

This prize box plays an integral role in rewarding their hard work in the moment, since students don't see their test scores til the following September.

Our kids have shown incredible growth so far, and we know we can push them even harder. Help us get the best carrots in the school!

Ms. H.
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ArtCreativity Mini Art Sets for Kids (Pack of 12) | 24-Piece Kits with Watercolors, Crayons, Paint Brush & More | Fun Art Supplies/ Party Favors for Girls and Boys/ Goody Bag Fillers/ Carnival Prize • Amazon Business $29.97 1 $29.97
FUN LITTLE TOYS Party Favors for Kids, Mini Building Blocks Sets Animals for Goodie Bags, Prizes, 12 Boxes • Amazon Business $25.95 1 $25.95
Pure Origins | Motivational Stress Balls | Gift 6 Pack | Fidget Accessory for Stress Relief, Special Needs, Concentration, Anxiety, Motivation, ADHD, ADD, Autism and Team Building (Mint) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
dazzling toys Christmas Gift | Dazzling Toys Plastic Neon Mini Shuttle Pens - Pack of 24 - Pen Measures: 3 3/4 Inch • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Katzco Glow in The Dark Slime - 12 Pack Assorted Neon Colors - Green, Blue, Orange and Yellow for Kids, Goody Bag Filler, Birthday Gifts Non-Toxic • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
Kidsco Small Barrel of Slime - 24 Pack Assorted Colors - Container 2 Inches - for Kids Boys and Girls, Party Favor, Fun, Toy, Novelty, Gift, Prize. • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
LEEHUR 20Pcs Kawaii Mochi Squishy Party Favors Soft Mini Squishies Pack Squeezes Stress Anxiety Relief Toys for Kids Adults Random • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $10.90 1 $10.90
Tara Toys Party Destination 208795 Uno Mini Games • Amazon Business $10.55 1 $10.55
Emoji Pencil, 7.5-Inch, Pack of 48 • Amazon Business $9.02 1 $9.02
Fun Express Stackable Plastic Bear Pencils (12 Count) • Amazon Business $6.72 1 $6.72

Materials cost

$164.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$197.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.84

Total project goal

$232.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$232.27

1 Donor

-$117.00

Donations toward project cost

-$99.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.55

match offer

-$115.27

Match offer toward project cost

-$97.98

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.29

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$0.00

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