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Mr. Black from Las Vegas NV is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Recreating the Magic of Hogwarts in a Fourth Grade Classroom!

My students need a classroom environment that can empower them, develop community, and increase motivation!

  • $384 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a second year fourth grade teacher in Las Vegas, Nevada. I work at a Title I school where the majority of students are eligible for free and reduced lunches and breakfast. The majority of our students come from a lower-middle class neighborhood here in Las Vegas.

Our school is extremely diverse and is a host school for many African refugee students.

Our students come from so many different cultural backgrounds. I hope to create an engaging classroom where every learner comes to school excited.

My Project

If your Hogwarts acceptance letter is still lost in the mail, go for the next best thing and transfer to our school where I plan to transform my fourth grade classroom into a Harry Potter-themed wonderland!

The physical structure of a classroom is a critical variable in affecting student morale and learning.

Basically, classrooms should be inviting, environments that make students feel good to be there.

Using just a few basic supplies such as; backdrop, area rug, paper, glass jars, plastic backdrop, and flame-less candles can turn my classroom into an inviting environment that supports positive interaction between my students. Help me create this truly magical environment that will give my students a sense of excitement empowerment!

Mr. Black
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Stone Wall Backdrop 4ft. x 30ft. Pkg/3 [Toy] • Amazon Business $49.99 2 $99.98
Harry Potter Marauders Map Area Rug • Amazon Business $49.95 1 $49.95
Flameless Candles, Outdoor Indoor Waterproof Battery Candles Set of 9(H 4" 5" 6" x D 3")With Remote Timer by Comenzar (Ivory yellow)(Batteries not included) • Amazon Business $31.69 1 $31.69
Harry Potter: Collectible Quidditch Set - Accessory • Amazon Business $25.09 1 $25.09
LED-Magic(TM) Set of 12 Flameless Ivory Mini Wax Dipped Flickering Amber LED Battery Timer Taper Candles • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Harry Potter Quotes & Sayings - Set of 4 - 8"x10" Prints - Great Harry Potter Gifts (set #1) • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Stone Wall Backdrop Party Accessory (1 count) (1/Pkg) • Amazon Business $14.37 1 $14.37
11 x 17 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Movie Poster • Amazon Business $9.63 1 $9.63
Mini Clear Glass Jars Bottles with Cork Stoppers for Arts & Crafts, Projects, Decoration, Party Favors - Size: 1-1/2" Tall X 3/4 Inches Diameter (24 Pack) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

Materials cost

$270.64

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.25

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.06

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$325.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.52

Total project goal

$383.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$383.47

5 Donors

-$344.06

Donations toward project cost

-$296.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.86

match offer

-$35.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$29.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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