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Ms. Forbes from Abiquiu NM is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

School Supplies for Success in 2018!

My students need glue, tape, laminating pouches, and other school supplies in order to be successful in the coming school year.

  • $160 goal

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My Students

This year, I will have a class of 15 rambunctious boys and 5 girls. I work in a small, rural Hispanic town in northern New Mexico. I had the pleasure of teaching these students 30 minutes daily when they were in Kindergarten, so I can tell you that they enjoy learning, especially hands-on learning, and learning that involves singing, dancing and movement. They are all unique, and each brings their own learning style and needs to the classroom.

Most of my students live in poverty, and can’t provide their own school supplies.

Last year we spent a lot of time figuring out how to share the crayons and glue sticks that I had in the classroom. They had a very positive attitude about sharing, and never complained about this. Sharing and making do is what they are used to.

My Project

Number Lines for my students’ desks, Fact Family Boards, & Magnetic Rainbow Fraction Tiles will enable my students do hands-on math and improve their math skills. The glue will allow them to do art projects and interactive notebook activities, which increase their engagement in learning.

I make a lot of my own games for reading and math, and I need laminating sheets to make them stronger and make them last.

I’m doing a project on Skippyjon Jones books this year, and need to expand my collection of stories for my students.

And for some inexplicable reason, we always run out of brown crayons!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 20 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elmer's Disappearing Purple School Glue, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $7.88 2 $15.76
Scotch Heavy Duty Shipping Packaging Tape, 1.88 inches x 800 inches, 6 Rolls with Dispenser, 1.5 inch Core (142-6) • Amazon Business $12.48 1 $12.48
Elmer's Liquid School Glue, Washable, Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $12.00 1 $12.00
Learning Resources LER3799 Write & Wipe Fact Family Boards • Amazon Business $11.66 1 $11.66
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4 -Inches, 3 mil thick, 100-Pack (TP3854-100) • Amazon Business $10.45 1 $10.45
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4 -Inches, 3 mil thick, 100-Pack (TP3854-100) • Amazon Business $10.45 1 $10.45
Learning Resources Magnetic Rainbow Fraction Tiles, 51 Pieces • Amazon Business $10.26 1 $10.26
Carson Dellosa Student Number Lines Desk • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Crayola; Large Crayons, Brown; Art Tools; 12 ct. Bulk Crayons; Bright, Bold Color • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Skippyjon Jones in the Doghouse • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59

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