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Ms. O. from Saint Louis MO is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Successful Center Supplies

My students need tote bags, headphones, and markers, to help them be successful in center activities.

  • $198 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students regularly deal with trauma in many forms: poverty, homelessness, hunger, abuse, imprisonment of family members, etc. Their young minds often find it difficult to concentrate on their studies for any length of time.

All of my students qualify for free and reduced lunch.

Often, school meals are the only food they eat in a day. Concentration and putting forth the energy needed for learning is difficult, although they are curious. My students crave new experiences and information.

My students like to experiment with different types of technology and media. I love watching them make connections in our ELA center activities.

My Project

Our current Listening Center accommodates four students at one time. Many of our center groups contain five students. Additional headphones will allow groups to work together.

Independent reading book bags allow my students to keep texts--at their independent reading level--at their desks.

This is important because it saves time and provides students with an option when their assignments are finished. Knowing the students have texts at their fingertips, with which they can be successful, means I can be confident they are able to complete various reading and writing assignments.

Dry erase markers are a sure-fire way to get my students actively engaged in learning.

Ms. O.
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD338 - Write & Wipe Thin-Line Markers - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 2 $55.98
LC496 - Best-Buy Tote Bags - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98
DD210 - Multipurpose Headphones with Volume Control - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 4 $39.96

Materials cost

$135.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.04

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$167.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.64

Total project goal

$197.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$197.60

4 Donors

-$157.84

Donations toward project cost

-$138.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.63

match offer

-$35.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$29.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.76

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$0.00

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