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Ms. H. from Porter TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Spicing Up Chemistry With Colored Paper

Help me give my students colored paper for classroom projects, manipulatives, and foldables.

  • $163 goal

This project expired on January 15, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are highly motivated since they are earning a 2-year college degree as well as their high school diploma in only 4 years. Without our school and the support we provide, many of our students would not have this higher education opportunity.

Over 70% of our students are from economically disadvantaged situations and will be the first in their family to graduate with a college degree.

Our school is only 5 years old and we need many resources so we may provide our economically disadvantaged students with the best education possible! Please consider donating to our growing college chemistry classes!

My Project

White paper is fine if you are making general copies of classroom materials, but sometimes you just need to create things on colored paper! Besides making copies, I like to use paper to make manipulative card matching activities, cut it in different shapes to write reflections on, and fold it to create graphic organizers. When everything is just plain white, it all blends in together and nothing is really memorable. Things in color are always better!

Colored paper helps information stand out, which helps with both creativity and organization!

Using colored paper instead of white paper all the time will add a little excitement to our lessons and activities. I'd like to purchase some reams of colored copy paper in a variety of different colors so we have a many different options for our classroom activities.

Last year was tough with Hurricane Harvey and a lot of change, so we're doing everything we can to make our school have the best learning environment possible!

Ms. H.
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Brights Colored Paper, 8.5" x 11", Purple, 500/Ream (20110) • Staples Advantage $12.99 1 $12.99
Staples Brights, 24 lb. Colored Paper, 8.5" x 11", Blue, 500/Ream (20101) • Staples Advantage $9.28 1 $9.28
Staples Brights Colored Paper, 8.5" x 11", Orange, 500/Ream (20108) • Staples Advantage $9.05 1 $9.05
Staples Brights Colored Paper, 8.5" x 11", Green, 500/Ream (20105) • Staples Advantage $9.05 1 $9.05
Staples Brights, 24 lb. Colored Paper, 8.5" x 11", Red, 500/Ream (20104) • Staples Advantage $9.04 1 $9.04
Staples Brights, 24 lb. Colored Paper, 8.5" x 11", Yellow, 500/Ream (20102) • Staples Advantage $9.02 1 $9.02
Exact Brights Paper, 8 1/2 x 11, Bright Pink, 20 Lb., 500 Sheets/ream • Staples Advantage $8.99 1 $8.99
Staples Pastels 30% Recycled Colored Copy Paper, 8 1/2" x 11", 20 lb., Salmon, 500 Sheets/Rm • Staples Advantage $5.38 1 $5.38
Staples Pastels 30% Recycled Colored Copy Paper, 8 1/2" x 11", 20 lb., Lilac, 500 Sheets/Rm • Staples Advantage $5.38 1 $5.38
Staples Pastels 30% Recycled Colored Copy Paper, 8 1/2" x 11", 20 lb., Turquoise, 500 Sheets/Rm • Staples Advantage $4.99 1 $4.99
Staples Pastels 30% Recycled Colored Copy Paper, 8 1/2" x 11", 20 lb., Canary (14787) • Staples Advantage $4.65 1 $4.65
Staples Pastels 30% Recycled Colored Copy Paper, 8 1/2" x 11", 20 lb., Goldenrod, 500 Sheets/Rm • Staples Advantage $4.65 1 $4.65
Staples Pastels 30% Recycled Colored Copy Paper, 8 1/2" x 11", 20 lb., Blue (14786) • Staples Advantage $4.65 1 $4.65
Staples Pastels 30% Recycled Colored Copy Paper, 8 1/2" x 11", 20 lb., Green, 500 Sheets/Rm (14781) • Staples Advantage $4.65 1 $4.65
Staples Pastels 30% Recycled Colored Copy Paper, 20 lb., 8 1/2" x 11", Pink, 500 Sheets/Rm (14779) • Staples Advantage $4.65 1 $4.65

Materials cost

$106.42

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$138.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.36

Total project goal

$162.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$162.38

5 Donors

-$105.36

Donations toward project cost

-$89.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.66

match offer

-$56.85

Match offer toward project cost

-$48.32

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.53

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.17

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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