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Mrs. Burroughs from Sonora CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Replacement Odds and Ends

Help me give my students a few items my class this year is in desperate need of. Right now I have make shift privacy shields I made out of file folders but they don't stay open and so

  • $295 goal

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My Students

Teaching at a Title I school, more than half of my students come from low socio-economic households. My students range from very independent learners to very dependent and full of social and emotional needs. Needless to say, nothing stops them from learning and growing throughout the year. In addition, my students are very eager learners and love a good challenge to keep them motivated and learning. My students enjoy sharing many experiences with me and are always asking questions! We love learning new things every day!

This year I will be going back to 1st grade after teaching 2nd grade for the last two years.

My Project

As I said the privacy shields are going to come in very handy during spelling tests and other times that we need them. These privacy shields are heavy duty and will last through the years. Next, our magazines are slowly coming apart and I am hoping to get those replaced. Every Monday, we start the week off with magazine Monday and they get to explore these type of magazines I am requesting. They really enjoy these and sometimes they subscribe and are able to read them at home as well. Lastly, the lap blanket is an expensive item that I do not have the budget for that I would like to provide for my students to help them focus better. I love the idea of being able to provide this comfort item for my students.

Mrs. Burroughs
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Really Good Stuff Jr. Privacy Shields for Student’s Desks – Keeps Their Eyes on Their Own Test/Assignments (Matte (12 Shields), Assorted) • Amazon Business $49.20 2 $98.40
Florensi 5 Lbs Weighted Lap Pad for Kids (20"x23"), Weighted Lap Blanket for Kids, 5 Pound Weighted Lap Blanket, Lap Pad for Children, Sensory Lap Pad for Child Toddler Baby Teenager • Amazon Business $32.90 1 $32.90
Ranger Rick • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
National Geographic Kids • Amazon Business $20.00 1 $20.00
Eamay Desktop Tabletop Pocket Chart, Classroom Double-Side and self-Standing Pocket Chart for Kindergarten, Home Use or Classroom (25 Cards Not Included) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$194.24

Vendor shipping charges

$4.99

State sales tax

$17.77

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$249.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.10

Total project goal

$294.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$294.01

6 Donors

-$181.21

Donations toward project cost

-$164.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.50

match offer

-$100.24

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.20

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.04

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.57

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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