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Ms. Cruz from Bronx NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Promote Excellent Behavior

Help me give my students incentives for their good behavior and excellent work

  • $193 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My amazing third graders attend a large public elementary school in the South Bronx, where nearly all students come from low-income households.

My bilingual classroom is comprised of Spanish speaking students at a beginning level of English speaking proficiency.

They come from many different Spanish speaking countries including the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Honduras, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, and Peru. They step into my classroom every day eager to learn and willing to work hard. As their teacher, I want to provide them with the tools, opportunities, and experiences that they need to be successful in life.

My Project

The more I teach, the more I see that students who behave and do their work are not being recognize enough. When a child misbehaves he gets all the attention, but students who are quiet and always on task get little or no recognition at all. We are too busy trying to stop the misbehavior, but I decided that it was not going to happen in my class.

In my class I want to encourage students to do excellent.

One of the best ways that I found students work best is by rewarding every student who behaves and does the work. Whenever I reward my students they are more willing to excel in the class. I constantly need to refill my reward box because more student are trying their best. I am sure that they will be really excited to see all these incentives coming to our classroom.

Ms. Cruz
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
(50) 3" Bean Bag Plush Animals Assortment • Amazon Business $38.75 1 $38.75
Wind up Toys 25 pcs Assorted Toy Animal for Children's Party Gifts Kids Birthdays (More than 2 Dozen) • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
18 Pack Sensory Fidget Toys Set-Rainbow Magic Ball/Squeeze-a-Bean Soybeans/Flippy Chain/Stretchy String Toys/Mochi Squishy Toys for ADHD Autism Stress Anxiety Relief Adult and Kids (Sensory Toys) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Raymond Geddes Clip-On Critter Plush Animal Clip, 24 Pack (64061) • Amazon Business $13.20 1 $13.20
Mesh Squishy Ball (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $12.30 1 $12.30
Emraw Bright Color Slider Pencil Case - Pencil case Slider Pencil case for Color Pencils, Durable Slider Pencil Case Color Pencils Box & Pencil case snap Close (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Dazzling Toys 2" Pull Back and Let Go Racer Cars - Pack of 24 Cars - Assorted Car Colors - Perfect Easter Egg Filler • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
SoFire 0.5 mm Mechanical Pencil Set, 6 Pieces Rainbow Color 0.5 mm Mechanical Pencils with 5 Tubes 0.5 mm Lead Refills • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Bic Xtra Craze Intense Design Mechanical Pencils 6 Pack • Amazon Business $5.03 1 $5.03

Materials cost

$131.69

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$163.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.88

Total project goal

$192.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$192.55

4 Donors

-$188.14

Donations toward project cost

-$163.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.47

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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