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Mrs. Wheeldon from Seffner FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Setting up for Success

My students need some additional classroom materials for function, organization and engagement to better their learning environment.

  • $677 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a first year teacher with the exciting opportunity to impact little minds and hearts every day as a kindergarten teacher. I am beyond excited to begin this journey in my teaching career with students that are at the beginning of their formal learning voyage. I haven’t met my students yet but know that they will be a diverse group of kiddos with varying backgrounds, interests and abilities. I am eagerly awaiting that first meeting and planning my classroom to be the magical place that they realize that they have the ability to do and be all things. I have come to realize that there are many necessities that teachers (especially first year teachers) need in order to create that caring and inclusive learning environment.

My Project

Research has found that students thrive on a well-organized classroom with structure, routine and procedures. These are all a necessity in a kindergarten classroom. The items that I have requested are to be used to help my kinders during morning meetings and also during center time (pocket chart and calendar). I have also requested a teacher chair to be used during read alouds and whole group lessons as well as some soft seating for students to use while engaging with the classroom library. The kinders sit at tables rather than desks so l also requested seat pockets to hold their materials. I have also requested an electric pencil sharpener for student necessity and efficiency. These are all supplies that teachers need to create a functional and engaging learning environment.

Mrs. Wheeldon
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rocker Plus • Kaplan Early Learning Company $169.96 1 $169.96
JJ110X - Regular At-Your-Seat Storage Sack - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.60 2 $159.20
AA479 - Magnetic Calendar Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
DD370X - Soft Seats - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $56.99 1 $56.99
Electric Pencil Sharpener • Kaplan Early Learning Company $50.96 1 $50.96
AA853 - Literacy Centers Management Chart • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99

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