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Mrs. Morales from Austin TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reaching Higher Than We Can Imagine

Help me give my students much more hands on activities during math and literacy. The letters and ink stamps help them create words in a much more fun way than just writing them and reviewing them in pencil.

  • $282 goal

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My Students

My students are bright and eager to learn. They all come from different backgrounds and from situations that are far out of their control. Many have mentioned they enjoy coming to school because it's the only thing that is consistent in their lives. They are young first graders who many don't allow their situations at home stop them from trying their hardest at school. They are in my class, in which I try to provide as many resources as I can to help them continue evolving and achieving as much as they can in our class, no matter where they come from.

My Project

Many resources on this project are for my students to be able to use during a math and reading center. Research has shown that centers and a small group is where all the learning takes place. These resources can make those activities in the centers much more appealing to a first grader. What first grader doesn't want to use stamps to practice their spelling words. What first grader doesn't want to throw a dice to decide whether he's going to add or subtract two number.

These center activities will be that much more exciting and inviting to the eye of a first grader with these great resources that we currently lack in our school.

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

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This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Spanish Alphabet Self Inking Stamps for Teachers and Students • Amazon Business $18.50 2 $37.00
Bananagrams Spanish Multi-Award-Winning Word and Language Game • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes, Value Pack, Crisp Lemon and Fresh Scent - 3 Pack - 35 Wipes Each (30112) • Staples Advantage $9.29 3 $27.87
Paper Mate Flair Felt-Tip Pens, Medium Point, Assorted, 12/pk (74423) • Staples Advantage $17.99 1 $17.99
Expo Dry-Erase Kit, Low Odor (80054) • Staples Advantage $13.71 1 $13.71
Nasco TB18747T Number Dice Set, 5/8" Square, Foam, 36-Piece, Yellow with Black, Grades K+ • Amazon Business $13.42 1 $13.42
Nasco TB18746T Dot Dice Set, 5/8" Square, Foam, 36-Piece, Yellow with Black, Grades K+ • Amazon Business $12.41 1 $12.41
Sharpie King Size Chisel Tip Permanent Markers, Black, 12/Pk (15001) • Staples Advantage $11.21 1 $11.21
Trend Enterprises Inc Verbos (Spanish Action Words) Skill Drill Flash Cards • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
5762891$$Customized Text$$Cosco Custom 1-Color Replacement Pad for Self Inking Date Stamp or Self Inking Stamp, Line 1: Customized Text • Staples Advantage $9.50 1 $9.50
Sharpie Liquid Accent Highlighter, Assorted, 10/pk (24415PP) • Staples Advantage $9.38 1 $9.38
Crayola Silly Scents, Washable Scented Markers, 12 Ct • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Koplow Games Operators Dice Classroom Accessories • Amazon Business $5.56 1 $5.56

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