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Mrs. Coleman from Boiling Spgs SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sharpening Our Stories!

My students need pencil sharpeners and blank books to turn their ideas into stories.

  • $168 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school welcomes and celebrates children of all different backgrounds and nationalities. We have the most appreciative students. They are eager to learn and grow everyday. Our students are inquirers. Their curiosity drives their own learning and also my instruction. This year I have been blessed with the opportunity to follow my first graders up to second grade!

My students inspire me to be a better teacher.

They are thoughtful, hardworking and kind. These kiddos make me excited for our future.

My Project

Writing is one of my most favorite things to teach! I love that students can create beautiful stories about absolutely anything their imaginations can produce. I have provided my students with the skills, encouragement and desire to write. Now, I have to make sure they have all of the materials that they need to be successful. The blank books are a no brainer, but you may be wondering why we need the pencil sharpeners. In the past couple of years, I’ve noticed that students are able to create more detailed illustrations with colored pencils. With 23 children using colored pencils, it is very hard to keep them all sharpened without distracting others. I am hoping that if each student has their own pencil sharpener they will be able to continue with the writing process more quickly.

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

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This project will reach 23 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DT776 - Create-Your-Own Mini Books - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 6 $41.94
AA374 - Blank Softcover Book - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 3 $38.97
Westcott Pencil/Crayon Sharpener • Quill.com $0.76 30 $22.80

Materials cost

$103.71

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.31

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$142.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.16

Total project goal

$167.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$167.74

2 Donors

-$167.74

Donations toward project cost

-$142.58

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.16

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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