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Ms. Tatarka from Staten Island NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Special Supplies for Special Kids!

Help me give my students school and art supplies. Let's make school fun and colorful!

  • $245 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are 2nd and 3rd grade students from New York City in a Special Education class. They are hard working, happy students. My students come from low-income families and need every advantage they can get. They face many challenges outside of school, but they work hard in school to succeed.

They have the smarts and the motivation to be the best; let's give them the materials.

I want to ensure my students have all the necessary tools to compete in our challenging world.

My Project

My students will feel so happy and proud of their classroom when they have beautiful and much needed supplies. Students have many academic demands put on them. We all have high expectations of them daily. But they don't always have the materials to achieve these goals.

Learning becomes a little more fun and creative when students are given the right supplies.

Please help me give my students the necessities such as pencils, tape, markers and the extras, such as colored pencils, post its, construction paper and laminating sheets to make it special!

Nothing makes a child feel more special than laminating a project or piece of art work that they have created. They actually call it magic!

Ms. Tatarka
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Teacher Created Resource (TCR77389) 24" x 1.5", Teal Confetti Magnetic Border, Multicolor • Staples Advantage $7.79 3 $23.37
Staples Thermal Pouches, Letter, 300/Pack (5245701) • Staples Advantage $23.11 1 $23.11
Scholastic Literacy Resources, Magnetic Table Top Learning Easel • Staples Advantage $22.39 1 $22.39
Staples Stickies Standard Notes, 3" x 3" Assorted, 100 Sheets/Pad, 12 Pads/Pack (19758-US) • Staples Advantage $15.79 1 $15.79
Crayola Kid's Markers, Broad Line, Assorted Colors, 12/Box (58-7712) • Staples Advantage $3.30 4 $13.20
Astrobrights Vintage Multipurpose Paper, 24 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Assorted Colors, 500/Pack (21224) • Staples Advantage $12.81 1 $12.81
Staples Wooden Pencils, No. 2 Medium Lead, 48/Pack (23744) • Staples Advantage $3.14 4 $12.56
Staples Invisible Tape, 3/4" x 1,296", 6/Pack (52380P6) • Staples Advantage $11.49 1 $11.49
Avery HI-LITER The Original Tank Highlighters, Chisel, Assorted Fluorescent, 12/Set (98034) • Staples Advantage $11.29 1 $11.29
Cra-Z-Art Pre-sharpened Colored Pencils, Assorted, 12/Box (r10404) • Staples Advantage $2.39 4 $9.56
Sharpie FLIP CHART Water Based Markers, Bullet Point, Assorted, 8/Pack (22478) • Staples Advantage $5.77 1 $5.77
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Chisel Point, Assorted Colors, 8/Pack (38250) • Staples Advantage $5.64 1 $5.64
Staples Construction Paper, 9"W x 12"L, Assorted, 200/Pack (23104) • Staples Advantage $5.09 1 $5.09
Crayola Anti-Dust Chalk, White, 12/Box • Staples Advantage $0.79 2 $1.58
Crayola Drawing Chalk, Assorted, 12/Box (51-0816) • Staples Advantage $0.39 4 $1.56

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