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Ms. Kristen Murphy from Claxton GA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ready for Kindergarten

Help me give my students some beginning of the school year supplies for our Classroom.

  • $311 goal

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My Students

I teach in a rural area where more than half of the children are below the poverty level and receive public assistance. Because of our high agricultural industry, many parents are migrant workers and move often to provide for their families. This fact alone puts many of our children at a disadvantage for learning. All students at our school receive free lunches due to the majority of the median incomes that our parents have. However, these odds do not stop our children from wanting to learn.

My classroom this year has eighteen children who are each unique and special to me.

My Project

The night before Kindergarten we all get jitters and are nervous for a new year. We are going to make new friends and learn lots of new things. We are going to learn but we also have to have fun while learning.

This project will help provide some supplies we need to get off to a great start in Kindergarten.

We need Laminating pouches and color paper to make copies for fun games and center resources. A crayon sharpener will help our crayons last longer this year. Glue sticks and Pencils are very important in a Kindergarten classroom we use so many of those each year. Birthdays are important in our classroom we need straws to make birthday balloons, stickers, bracelets, and birthday treat box toys.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elmer’s 1680 CrayonPro Electric Sharpener • Amazon Business $36.99 1 $36.99
FungLam Thermal Laminating Pouches 3 Mil - 8.9-Inch x 11.4-Inch, Pack of 500 • Amazon Business $36.59 1 $36.59
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, 0.24 Oz., 60/Pack (E501) • $32.39 1 $32.39
CozyBomB Party Favors for Kids Prizes - 200 pcs Bulk Assortment Toys Best for Birthday Party Giveaways or Carnival and Classroom - Great Treasure Box, Goodie Bag, Pinata or Easter Egg Fillers • Amazon Business $21.98 1 $21.98
Faxco 100 Pieces Crazy Loop Straws Reusable Drinking Straws For Party, Carnivals, Birthday, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $17.23 1 $17.23
Astrobrights Mega Collection, Colored Cardstock,"Brilliant" 5-Color Assortment, 320 Sheets, 65 lb/176 gsm, 8.5" x 11" - MORE SHEETS! (91687), Assorted • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Astrobrights Mega Collection, Colored Cardstock,"Frosty" 5-Color Assortment, 320 Sheets, 65 lb/176 gsm, 8.5" x 11" (91689) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Ticonderoga The World's Best Pencil Wooden Pencils, No. 2 Soft Lead, 72/Pack (33904) • $16.91 1 $16.91
Jovitec 48 Pieces Happy Birthday Rubber Bracelets Colored Silicone Bracelets for Teenagers Birthday Party Favors for Happy Birthday Party Supplies (48 Pieces, Style Set 1) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Happy Birthday Stickers for Kids - it's My Birthday Stickers - 102 Pieces | Birthday Roll Stickers with 6 Assorted Designs | Birthday Stickers for Teachers, Classroom, Students, 3.7 x 2.8 Inches • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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