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Mrs. Walters from Bardwell KY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Stress Free for Testing

Help me give my students stress balls as relief during state testing. They get so stressed out and need a way to release tension! Also, our students need reliable pencils that will not constantly break.

  • $172 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our school has about 320 students. We are a Title I district and have a large portion of students that are free and reduced lunch. We are a rural community with limited resources but make the most of what we have. Our students are wonderful and love learning. Most have a growth mindset and positive attitude which makes teaching enjoyable. Our students deserve the best and work hard for what they have. They are sweet, caring kids who enjoy being kind.

My Project

My students need stress balls to help them relieve test anxiety. They also need dependable pencils that won't break all the time and write smoothly. Our students deserve good things and often we don't get them because we are a low income district.

Our students deserve good pencils and stress balls to help feel confident for state testing.

These materials will help them feel at ease. Students need to be able to go into testing not worrying about whether their pencils are going to break and these are good pencils.

Also the students will be so excited to get actually stress balls. We never have money to buy stress balls and always use cut up pool noodles as a substitute but this year our students have worked so hard that I feel they deserve the real thing!

Mrs. Walters
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Neliblu Why Worry? Be Happy! Neon Yellow Smile Funny Face Stress Balls - Happy Smiley Face Stress Balls Bulk Pack of 24 2" Stress Relief Smile Squeeze Balls - Christmas Stocking Stuffers - Fun Toys • Amazon Business $13.97 6 $83.82
ARTEZA #2 HB Wood Cased Graphite Pencils, Pack of 96, Bulk, Pre-Sharpened with Latex Free Erasers, Bulk pack, Smooth write for Exams, School, Office, Drawing and Sketching • Amazon Business $19.68 1 $19.68
Ticonderoga Wood-Cased Graphite Pencils, #2 HB Soft, Yellow, 96 Count (13872) • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49

Materials cost

$113.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$145.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.71

Total project goal

$171.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$171.41

6 Donors

-$137.88

Donations toward project cost

-$135.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$2.38

match offer

-$12.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$10.20

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.80

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$21.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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