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Mrs. Esposito from Brooklyn NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Starting Off on the Write Foot

My students need supplies like Crayola crayons, a crayon sharpener, glue sticks, and pens to start the new school year on the right foot.

  • $227 goal

This project expired on November 24, 2018.

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My Students

Hello! I am the STEM teacher and I teach children from PreK to 5th. I am looking forward to introducing the world of STEM to my students. It is so exciting to be teaching these children how to be "real world" problem solvers using 21st-century skills. My students are 39% ELL. This is the first time in schools for many of these students from other countries.

I also have an ICT class for each grade and a horizon which is an 8:1:1 program for Autistic children (k to 3) as well as three 12:1:1 (k to 4).

My school is also a Title 1 school which qualifies 97% of the students for free lunch based on their economic status.

My Project

The students in all of my classes need supplies to start the year off on the right foot,such as Crayola crayons, Crayon sharpener, pencils, glue sticks, and pens. These supplies will help prepare these students to be more creative when designing and completing various engineering projects. Students usually bring these supplies for their regular classroom teacher so when it comes to supplies for a cluster teacher (me) I try to ask for as little as possible to lessen the financial burden on the families. However these supplies are still needed to be prepared to work to their fullest potential. These supplies will help all of my students from pre-K to 5th grade. Having these supplies will also save time We are usually looking for a sharpened pencil or paper which sometimes results in not completing assignments. My students are with me for a limited amount of time each day and often become frustrated when they do not finish a task especially my students special needs students. I would like to limit the amount of frustration and increase the amount of creativity in my classroom.

Mrs. Esposito
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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26 donors26 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 300 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Wholesale: One Case of Crayons 24 Count (Case Contains 48 Boxes) • Amazon Business $58.46 1 $58.46
Elmer’s 1680 CrayonPro Electric Sharpener • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Classroom Storage Caddies - Office Fun & Office Stationery by Oriental Trading Company • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $9.86 2 $19.72
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
BIC Round Stic Xtra Life Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point, Blue Ink, 60/Pack (16699/13161) • Staples Advantage $6.49 1 $6.49

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