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Mrs. Fisher from De Soto IL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Refreshed Year-End School Supplies!

Help me give my students school supplies to finish the school year out to help them reach their potential in learning, art and rewards.

  • $321 goal

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My Students

I am a full-time K-5 special education teacher at a rural school. My school has approximately 200 students, and the number of students I teach varies from year to year. Currently I have 8 students in my classroom throughout the day. I provide instruction and support for students in all academic areas: math, reading, writing, spelling, science and social studies. Students in my classroom receive small-group or one-on-one instruction for each subject needed.

My goal is to provide support and instruction for my students to be successful in the general education classroom.

The students who come to me are behind their same-aged peers and need a learning environment that fosters independent work skills and encourages critical thinking.

My students love to use manipulatives and supplies that encourage creativity.

My Project

My classroom project is for basic needs that we need to replenish our supplies in order to have a successful remainder of the school year.

Special education teachers need materials to create individualized, specialized instruction for a variety of levels and learners.

The laminating pouches will be used to create task cards and file folder activities for my students. My students are learning independent work skills so it is important that every student has tasks to work at their individual level.

The crayons, colored pencils, notebooks, paint and construction paper will be used by the students to integrate art across the subject areas.

The file folders will be used to keep student task cards/file folders organized and easily accessible.

The treats will be used in the classroom for incentives and motivators. Students may earn these on a daily and/or monthly reward system.

Mrs. Fisher
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 8 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 200-Pack, 8.9 x 11.4 inches, Letter Size Sheets, Clear, 3-Mil (TP3854-200) • Amazon Business $18.99 2 $37.98
Crayola Bulk Colored Pencils, Pre-sharpened, Back to School Supplies, 12 Assorted Colors, Pack of 24 • Amazon Business $36.14 1 $36.14
Crayola Washable Watercolors, 16 Count (Pack of 2) Total 32 Count • Amazon Business $8.45 4 $33.80
Mead Spiral Notebook, 6 Pack of 1-Subject Wide Ruled Spiral Bound Notebooks, Pastel Color Cute school Notebooks, 70 Pages • Amazon Business $13.97 2 $27.94
Crayola Crayons Bulk, Back to School Supplies, 24 Box Classpack, 24 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $26.49 1 $26.49
Smarties Original Flavor Fun Size Candy Rolls, Individually Wrapped Bulk Pack, Gluten‑free Vegan, 4 Lbs • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Pendaflex Two-Tone Color File Folders, Letter Size, Assorted Colors, 1/3 Cut, 100 per box (152 1/3 ASST) • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
SNICKERS, TWIX, 3 MUSKETEERS & MILKY WAY Full Size Chocolate Bars, Great for Gift Baskets, 33.31 18-Count Box • Amazon Business $11.84 1 $11.84
M&M's Milk Chocolate Candies Jar (62.0 OZ), 62 oz • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Melissa & Doug Mini-Sketch Pads, 4-Pack (Arts & Crafts, Fade-Resistant, Acid-Free White Paper, 50 Pages, 9” H x 6” W x 0.25” L, Great Gift for Girls and Boys - Best for 3, 4, 5 Year Olds and Up) • Amazon Business $10.65 1 $10.65
SunWorks Construction Paper, 10 Assorted Colors, 12" x 18", 100 Sheets • Amazon Business $9.73 1 $9.73

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