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Ms. Mayfield from Bakersfield CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Lab in the Making!

Help me give my students an inviting and welcoming classroom environment with a room transformation!

  • $414 goal

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My Students

My students are hard working and resilient! Through all of the obstacles they face on a daily ​basis, my students come every morning ready to learn. My class started this year at an average of two grade levels behind in reading and math. I have several students receiving special education services, and most of my class are English language learners. Many come from single-parent homes and others don't have a home at all.

I may not be able to control the environment they are coming from, but I can control the environment they walk into every morning.

We work collectively to create and maintain a positive, welcoming, and safe space to learn. Our classroom is more than a community of learners, we truly are a family! I am so proud when I see my students protecting each other and lifting one another through kind words and encouragement. I do my best to provide them with everything I possibly can to create a rigorous, yet safe and loving space to learn.

My Project

For the upcoming school year, I am planning to create a welcoming classroom environment to transition to project based learning. The requested items will help make our learning environment feel more like a home. The simple additions like the plants and bulletin paper will transform the room and make it a place that students want to be in.

I want my students to come back to school in August and be greeted with a new STEM lab classroom for a new year of learning!

The paper will cover our bulletin boards and allow me to designate a space to showcase student work samples. The shelves will hold communal supplies to ensure that students have access to them.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 32 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Red Brick Better Than Paper Bulletin Board Roll • Amazon Business $14.99 5 $74.95
Wood Peel and Stick Film Vintage Wood Panel Wallpaper Self Adhesive Removable Wall Covering Decorative Faux Distressed Wood Plank Wooden Grain Vinyl Decal Roll 17.8"x78.7” • Amazon Business $9.99 6 $59.94
VGIA Green Leaf Eucalyptus Wreath for Summer/Fall Festival Celebration Front Door/Wall/Fireplace Laurel/Eucalyptus Hanger Home Relaxed Decor • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Neatiffy 54 Inch x 108 Feet (Equal to 12 Pack) Roll Plastic Table Cloth Picnic/Party/Banquet, Heavy Duty Table Cover (Reusable/Disposable) Tablecloths for Rectangle/Round/Square Tables (White) • Amazon Business $26.97 1 $26.97
Winlyn Set of 3 Mini Potted Artificial Eucalyptus Plants Plastic Fake Green Rosemary Plant for Home Decor Office Desk Shower Room Decoration • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
YXMYH Wood Hanging Shelf Wall Swing Storage Shelves Jute Rope Organizer Rack, 3 Tier • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Dendrology 12x12 Scrapbooking Paper Pad Trees,Bark, Wood, Drywood, 180 Sheets • Amazon Business $23.00 1 $23.00
YXMYH Decorative Wall Hanging Shelf, Distressed Wood Hanging Swing Rope Floating Shelves, Set of 2, Brown • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
FOOZOUP Rustic Together is My Favorite Place to Be Farmhouse Décor Always Stay Humble and Kind Lifestyle Sign Cotton Linen Throw Pillow Case Cushion Cover with Words for Sofa Couch 18 x 18 in • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99

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