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Mrs. Wirtes from Union Mills IN is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sixth Grade Things

Help me give my students a replenishment to basic classroom supplies. The fun pens and markers are great incentives. The Disco Ball Mirror LED Party Lights will help jazz up the board in the front of the classroom.

  • $1,017 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a 6th grade teacher in a rural K-12 building. My students are active on their family farms, in 4-H, and in extra curricular activities. They live in a small town where everyone knows everyone and everybody is willing to help.

They're great kids, full of a desire to learn.

Being from a small school, funding opportunities are non-existent. The DonorsChoose.org organization will allow me to provide my kids with opportunities, experiences, and materials which would otherwise not be available to them.

My Project

This project is requesting several supply replenishments in my classroom. The glitter and dual line markers are so fun for the students to use on various things. The heat transfer vinyl will come in handy for spirit days and the creation of new school items. I use an essential oil diffuser on a daily basis. The students love the way it smells and ask for particular ones. The restock of oils will be huge for the students!

The disco ball party lights will be a fun addition to my movie themed classroom; and the batteries will provide us with a power source for quite some time.

The name tags, laminating pouches, name tag pouches, colored paper, and other school basics will be used to restock what has been used throughout the course of the year.

Mrs. Wirtes
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
AceList 50 LED Disco Ball Mirror LED Party Light String Christmas Lanterns for Holiday Wall Window Tree Decorations Indoor Outdoor Patio Party Yard Garden Kids Bedroom Living(Warm White) • Amazon Business $38.99 1 $38.99
Tootsie Roll Candy Coated Chews - 5 LB Resealable Stand Up Candy Bag - Tootsie Chocolate Balls with Candy Coating - Assorted Colors - Bulk Vending Machine Candies • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Meetory 50 Pieces Transparent Nameplate Pocket Self-Adhesive Clear PVC View Name Tag Sleeves for Classroom Desk, Office Supplies, 13.5 x 4.9 Inch • Amazon Business $11.36 3 $34.08
Fandeli 36025 100 Grit Multipurpose Sandpaper Sheets, 9" x 11", 25-Sheet • Amazon Business $10.99 3 $32.97
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count • Amazon Business $30.37 1 $30.37
ARTEZA Dry Erase Markers, Bulk Pack of 52 (with Chisel Tip), 12 Assorted Colors with Low-Odor Ink, Whiteboard Pens are perfect for School, Office, or Home • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Stress Relief Essential Oil Blend - 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade Stress Relief Blend Oil - 120ml • Amazon Business $24.98 1 $24.98
Edens Garden Sleep Ease Essential Oil Synergy Blend, 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade (Highest Quality Aromatherapy Oils- Sleep & Skin Care), 30 ml • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Edens Garden Good Morning Essential Oil Synergy Blend, 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade (Highest Quality Aromatherapy Oils- Energy & Stress), 30 ml • Amazon Business $24.45 1 $24.45
CAREGY Heat Transfer Vinyl for T-Shirts 12in.x10in. 36 Sheets-Iron On Vinyl HTV Bundle • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Tootsies frooties assorted 5lb (2.27kg) • Amazon Business $23.58 1 $23.58
Zaoniy Large Retro Cinema Movie Slate Analog Wall Clock Clapper Film Modern Home • Amazon Business $22.96 1 $22.96
Edens Garden Fighting Five Essential Oil Synergy Blend, 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade (Highest Quality Aromatherapy Oils- Cold Flu & Detox), 30 ml • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
Edens Garden Joy Essential Oil Synergy Blend, 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade (Highest Quality Aromatherapy Oils- Energy & Stress), 30 ml • Amazon Business $22.45 1 $22.45
Edens Garden Anxiety Ease Essential Oil Synergy Blend, 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade (Highest Quality Aromatherapy Oils- Anxiety & Stress), 10 ml Value Pack • Amazon Business $21.95 1 $21.95
Edens Garden Energy Boost Essential Oil Synergy Blend, 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade (Highest Quality Aromatherapy Oils- Detox & Energy), 30 ml • Amazon Business $20.95 1 $20.95
Edens Garden Stress Relief Essential Oil Synergy Blend, 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade (Highest Quality Aromatherapy Oils- Anxiety & Stress), 30 ml • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
Edens Garden Stay Alert Essential Oil Synergy Blend, 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade (Highest Quality Aromatherapy Oils- Congestion & Energy), 30 ml • Amazon Business $18.45 1 $18.45
Cervical Spine Alignment Chiropractic Pillow,Neck and Head Pain Relief Back Massage Traction Device Support Relaxer, Tension Headache Relief, 6 Trigger Point Therapy, Improved Mobility • Amazon Business $17.59 1 $17.59
Edens Garden Worry Less Essential Oil Synergy Blend, 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade (Highest Quality Aromatherapy Oils- Anxiety & Stress), 10 ml • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
NEX&CO Kids Mini Hot Glue Gun with 60 Pack Colored Glue Sticks - Melting Adhesive Glue Gun Kit for Small Arts Craft Projects with Finger Protectors - Safety Low Temp On Off Switch LED Indicator Green • Amazon Business $15.88 1 $15.88
Joy Essential Oil Blend - 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade Joy Blend Oil - 30ml • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Multicolored Hot Glue Gun Sticks (Huge Bulk Pack of 120) Glitter Bling-Bling Mini Hot Melt Glue Sticks 0.28in x 4in for DIY Coloring(12 Colors) • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
R698-PLUS Space Invaders Print Fashion Leggings • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
REARAND Neck and Shoulder Relaxer Neck Pain Relief and Support Shoulder Relaxer Massage Traction Pillow Chiropractic Pillow for Pain Relief Management and Cervical Spine Alignment • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
INC GLITTER MARKERS 18 Assorted Colors for Kids Gift Non-Toxic Water Based Glitter Marker Pens Writes on Multiple Surfaces with Bullet tip for Adult Coloring Books, Craft, Doodling, Drawing, Gift Card • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
30-Count Swirl Decorations – Movie Night DecorBirthday Party Decorations, Ceiling Streamers, Hanging Whirls for Kids, 3 Assorted Colors - Hanging Length: 30 – 37 Inches • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies about Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be • Amazon Business $12.93 1 $12.93
S512-EXTRAPLUS Space Wonders Print Leggings • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Edens Garden Quiet Time Essential Oil Synergy Blend, 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade (Highest Quality Aromatherapy Oils- Anxiety & Stress), 10 ml • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Staples Pastel Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Pink, 500/Ream (14779) • Staples Advantage $5.51 2 $11.02
HOHOFILM Holographic Stripe Multi Heat Transfer Vinyl Iron-on HTV Press Paper Sheet for Garment T-Shirt 20"x12" • Amazon Business $10.90 1 $10.90
Edens Garden Uplift Essential Oil Synergy Blend, 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade (Highest Quality Aromatherapy Oils- Anxiety & Energy), 10 ml • Amazon Business $10.45 1 $10.45
Desk Nameplates - 48-Pack Colorful Desktop Reference Name Plates, 6 Splash Designs, Paper Name Tags for Teachers, Students, Desk Labeling, 11.5 x 3.0 inches • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
TWOHANDS Outline Markers,Glitter Paint Pens,Double line Metallic Markers,8 Assorted Colors,Great for writing and drawing lines on Paper,Posters,Greeting and Gift Cards • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
Self-outline Metallic Markers, Outline Marker Double Line Pen Journal Pens Colored Permanent Marker Pens for Kids,Amateurs and Professionals Illustration Coloring Sketching Card Make • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Lovely Cute Printing Style Metal Binder Clips/Paper Clips/ Clamps(1 Box 24 sets) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Checked Self Inking Rubber Stamp Custom Colop Office Stationary P20 Mini Stamper • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Colored Binder Clips - 40-Pack Paper Clamps, Binder Clips Bulk for Office Work, Archive Work, Document Organizing, Assorted Design, Small, 1.5 x 0.75 inches • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
AmazonBasics AA 1.5 Volt Performance Alkaline Batteries - Pack of 20 (Appearance may vary) • Amazon Business $8.48 1 $8.48
100-Pack Reward Tickets - Prize Tickets Incentive for Kids, Carnival Party Supplies, Assorted Colors, 4.75 x 4 x 2 Inches • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Teacher Created Resources (5485) Marquee You're a Star Awards • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Confetti Name Plates • Amazon Business $7.78 1 $7.78
Trend Enterprises Classic Accents Mini Winning Tickets Pack (TEPT10846) • Amazon Business $7.18 1 $7.18
8 Colors Double Line Outline Pen,AROIC,for Greeting Cards, DIY Accounts,Personality Posters, Paintings • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
AdTech Ultra Low-Temp Cool Tool | Mini Hot Glue Gun for Safe Crafting | Children and Kids | Item #05690 • Amazon Business $5.88 1 $5.88
Staples Pastel Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Pink, 500/Ream (14779) • Staples Advantage $5.51 1 $5.51
Surebonder CS15 CoolShot Low Temp Glue Sticks, 4", 15 per Pack (FPRCS15) • Amazon Business $5.25 1 $5.25
Stars Nameplates • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Staples Durable Dry Erase Eraser, Black (13612) • Staples Advantage $0.99 5 $4.95
Creative Teaching Press Pom-Poms Name Plates, CTP 8718 • Amazon Business $4.27 1 $4.27
Surebonder CS-15VC Super Low Temperature Cool Shot Assorted Color Mini Glue Stick, 4-Inch x .27-Inch, 15 sticks • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$821.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.33

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$864.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$152.47

Total project goal

$1,016.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,016.48

1 Donor

-$864.01

Donations toward project cost

-$864.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$152.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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