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Mrs. Martin from Zebulon GA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Snail Mail Surprise!

My students need kid friendly stationary, colorful pens, and post cards to learn that electronic mail is not the only form of communication.

  • $376 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a rural school in a one red light town in middle Georgia. While our budget may be small, my students' desire to learn and excel in life is great! They walk in the door every morning yearning to learn something new. I love to pour into them and try to foster a love of learning. Our class motto was adopted from Eleanor Roosevelt's quote, "I must do the things I think I cannot do!" My job is to convince them that they are capable of doing so much more than they give themselves credit for.

My Project

I want my kids to know that letter writing is not a lost art. Many of my students have never written letters nor have they ever received letters in the mail. I have partnered with a teacher in California (2500 miles from us!) to have pen pals. I cannot wait to share my love of writing with my 3rd graders!

I want my kids to know that electronic mail is not the only form of communication.

I want them to learn to write letters and experience the joy of receiving mail in return! The kid-friendly stationary, colorful pens, and postage stamps will help me reach that goal!

Mrs. Martin
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Frozen Treats - 2018 USPS Forever First Class Postage Stamp Scratch-and-Sniff Sheets U.S. Forever 50 Cents - Booklet of 20 Stamps (1 Booklet (20 Stamps)) • Amazon Business $17.25 5 $86.25
USPS US Flag 2017 Forever Stamps - Roll of 100 • Amazon Business $57.49 1 $57.49
GEORGIA STATE MAP postcard set of 20 identical postcards. Post cards with GA map and state symbols. Made in USA. • Amazon Business $8.98 4 $35.92
Pilot V Razor Point Liquid Ink Marker Pens, Extra Fine Point, Assorted Color Inks, 8-Pack Pouch (11008) • Amazon Business $11.97 3 $35.91
QingLanJian 30 Lovely Animal Writing Lined Paper Letter Stationary Set With 15 Envelope for Kids • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
Five Star Spiral Notebook, Fat Lil' Pocket Notebook, College Ruled Paper, 200 Sheets, 5-1/2" x 4", Assorted Colors, 6 Pack (38027) • Amazon Business $14.92 1 $14.92
IMagicoo 48 Cute Lovely Writing Stationery Paper Letter Set with 24 Envelope/Envelope Seal Sticker (3) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99

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