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Ms. Pipkin from Richmond CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Random Cool Stuff Needed!

Help me give my students various classroom supplies, such as construction paper, card stock, workbooks for reading instruction and a classroom speaker for inside PE, music, and parties!

  • $306 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My first graders attend a great school in Northern California. The school that I work for is in a high-poverty area. Some of my students face the normal things that are often associated with poverty. These obstacles do not impact their love for school. My students love to learn new things and are very excited about learning how to read.

I am very happy that I work at a school where the staff really believes that all students can achieve academic success with the right support and mindset.

My Project

I am asking for random resources that will make our classroom fun and promote student engagement. I am asking for construction paper and card-stock for our special projects, like mothers day and the 100th Day of School.

I am asking for a Bluetooth speaker that will be used in various ways.

When my first graders get a little wiggly and need a movement break I can pull up a quick song. The speaker can also be used for inside PE; I can play the Bunny Hop or other classics such as the Hokey Poker. I am also asking for workbooks to supplement our reading curriculum.

I also asked for some actual treats that will be used as incentives and rewards for hard work!

Ms. Pipkin
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SPEAKER PC 2.1 Z313 - BLACK • School Specialty $56.79 1 $56.79
DISP MNIS TRATS KRSPES RICE KEB12346 PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $16.39 2 $32.78
Staples 5" x 8" Line Ruled White Index Cards, 500/Pack (51006) • Quill.com $10.79 2 $21.58
BK CONQUERING FIRST GRADE • School Specialty $19.87 1 $19.87
Quill Brand Card Stock, 8 1/2" x 11", White, 250/Pack • Quill.com $13.59 1 $13.59
Quill Brand Brights 20-lb. Color Paper, 8-1/2x11, Letter Size, Lemon Yellow, 500 Sheets • Quill.com $13.08 1 $13.08
Smilemakers Toys Glitter Tooth Holders • Quill.com $13.00 1 $13.00
Pacon Riverside Groundwood Construction Paper, White, 18"(H) x 12"(W), 50 Sheets (03613) • Quill.com $5.09 2 $10.18
BOOK GREAT GRAMMAR PRACTICE GRADE 1 • School Specialty $9.93 1 $9.93
BIC Wite-Out Quick Dry Correction Fluid, 3/Pk (WOFQD3) • Quill.com $5.94 1 $5.94

Materials cost

$196.74

Vendor shipping charges

$11.94

State sales tax

$18.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$259.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.82

Total project goal

$305.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$305.45

2 Donors

-$305.45

Donations toward project cost

-$259.63

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.82

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$0.00

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