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Mrs. Edwards from Batesville AR is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Small Pencils, Big Minds

My students need new golf pencils to write with. Smaller pencils are developmentally appropriate shown by the data in Handwriting Without Tears. The pencil sharpener is to keep the pencils sharp for using.

  • $166 goal

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My Students

I have 21 amazing Kindergarten students in my classroom! They are smart, witty, and full of life. They have qualities that all of us adults strive for. They are compassionate toward each other and their school. My students work hard at everything they do and grow with each passing second.

I love each one of them and only want the best for them.

They give me 100 percent every day and I try to do the same. Please help support my kids and their desire to learn!

My Project

My classroom uses Handwriting without Tears as a writing curriculum. Their data shows that smaller hands need smaller pencils. It is important to give children tools that are developmentally appropriate. I want my students to be given every chance to succeed in their writing. My students will start their school career off with the right tools to enhance their skills. They will use the small pencils to create letters and form numbers.

The golf pencils are the correct size for my students.

The fancy pencil sharpener will help me keep my students supplies working to their benefit. Pencil sharpeners are very hard to keep working in a school year. I have read reviews and shopped around. I believe that this sharpener is the best for kindergarten.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cocoboo 60pcs Wooden Sharpened Hexagon Short Small Mini Half Pencils with Eraser (30pcs Blue ,30pcs Green ) with 5pcs Pencil Sharpeners and 5pcs Pencil Grips for Golf, Events, Children,Anywhere • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count (1670) • Amazon Business $24.87 1 $24.87
Half Pencil with Eraser, Golf, Events, School, Hexagon, #2, Sharpened, Box of 144. Color: Natural Wood Grain • Amazon Business $19.68 1 $19.68
Cocoboo 60pcs Natural Wooden Sharpened Hexagon Small Short Pencil Mini Half Pencils with Eraser with 5pcs Pencil Sharpeners and 5pcs Pencil Grips for Golf, Events, School, Children, Anywhere • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Pencil Sharpener with Auto Feature, BENGOO Classroom Electric Durable and Portable Pencil Sharpener for 8mm diameter Pencils, School Supplies for Office Use-Blue (Batteries not included) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
SKKSTATIONERY Golf Pencil, Half Pencils,3.5" Pencils, #2 HB pencil, 144/box, Golf, Classroom, Pew, Short, Mini - Hexagon, Sharpened • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49

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