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Mrs. Olivas from El Paso TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Supplies for Firsties

Help me give my students supplies for daily use, such as ink for our classroom printer, small prizes to use as reading incentives, and books for our classroom library.

  • $428 goal

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My Students

My students are young, eager learners. They are all working toward learning a second language, and the amount of brain development they experience while learning a second language is tremendous. We spend our days in our classroom making connections and growing dendrites that will boost us forward in our educational career.

The school where I am privileged to teach is a hidden gem in our city.

Our community is not rich in finances, but it is rich in spirit and values. Most of my students come from humble homes with hardworking parents who give their all for their children. Our school is a second home for our students as well as for our teachers.

My Project

The supplies we are requesting will be used for daily storytime and numerous other activities. The play doh will be used to strengthen our finger muscles for the fine motor skills required for writing. The folders and bags will protect our work. The small prizes for reading incentives will encourage daily reading habits at home, and the stamps will encourage good work habits. The printer ink, cardstock, laminating pouches will be used to create several activities to enhance our curriculum in all subject areas.

The constantly changing needs of my students drive my instruction and fuel the new activities they need to keep them engaged and involved in learning.

Classroom supplies also need to be replaced on a regular basis, as young learners are often rough on the activities I create for them.

Mrs. Olivas
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crystal Clear Thermal Laminating Pouches - Pack of 200 Sheets (9" x 11.5") • Amazon Business $18.99 2 $37.98
Dreampark 80 Pack Emoji Keychain Mini Plush Pillows, Party Favors for Kids, Christmas / Birthday Party Supplies, Emoticon Gifts Toys Prizes for Kids Easter Eggs Fillers 2" Set of 80 • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Canon CL-241XL Color Ink Cartridge, Compatible to MG3620,MG3520,MG4220,MG3220,MG2220, MG4120,MG3120 and MG2120 • Amazon Business $31.64 1 $31.64
AmazonBasics Twin Pocket Folders with Fasteners, 25-Pack • Amazon Business $14.49 2 $28.98
Huji Stacking Buildable 8 Colors Crayons Set, Connect Stack and Build Crayons Sideways and Up, Favorite Toys Kids Party Favors Safe Non-Toxic, Easy to Hold (Building-Blocks, 24) • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Neenah Cardstock, 8.5" x 11", Heavy-Weight, White, 94 Brightness, 300 Sheets (91437) • Amazon Business $12.59 2 $25.18
Canon PG-240XL Black Ink Cartridge, Compatible to MG3620, MG3520, MG4220,MG3220 and MG2220 • Amazon Business $22.98 1 $22.98
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 24-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Multi-Color, 3-Ounce Cans, Ages 2 and up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Ziploc Slider Freezer Bags, Gallon, 3 Pack, 24 ct • Amazon Business $18.94 1 $18.94
Scotch Heavy Duty Shipping Packaging Tape, 6 Rolls with Dispenser, Clear, 1.88 inches x 800 inches, 1.5 inch Core, Great for Packing, Shipping & Moving (142-6) • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
BIC Wite-Out Brand EZ Correct Correction Tape, White, 10-Count • Amazon Business $12.19 1 $12.19
Command Small Refill Strips, White, 64-Strips (GP022-64NA) - Easy to Open Packaging • Amazon Business $9.90 1 $9.90
Round Teacher Stamp - HAPPY STAR - RED INK (Stamp Only) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Smiley Face - ExcelMark Self-Inking Round Teacher Stamp - Red Ink • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Smiley FACE - ExcelMark Self-Inking Round Teacher Stamp - Purple Ink • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Creepy Carrots! • Amazon Business $7.43 1 $7.43
Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct • Amazon Business $7.26 1 $7.26
Mr. Sketch Scented Stix Markers, Fine Tip, Assorted Colors, 10-Count • Amazon Business $5.47 1 $5.47

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