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Mrs. Lucas from Houston TX is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Supplies for Special Needs Classroom to Start a New Year

Help me give my students basic supplies to start a new school year!

  • $508 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Welcome! I am a teacher in a Life Skills Specialized Support Classroom in Houston, Texas. The school that I work at is very unique in its diversity, both culturally and socioeconomically. Over 30 nationalities are represented at my school. The school is also classified as a Title I school and half of the school receives free or reduced-price lunch.

The students in my classroom range from kindergarten to fifth grade.

My students have moderate to profound disabilities including intellectual disability, autism, speech impairment, other health impairment, etc. All of my students are inquisitive, curious, and hard working. I could not be more proud of the group of students I get to teach! My goal is to provide my students with all of the materials they need to reach their highest potential. Please help me, help them. Thank you!

My Project

In our classroom, resources need to be differentiated to meet the needs of our students ranging from Kindergarten - 5th grade. From errorless work to grade level work, we do it all! Because of the wide range of abilities, many resources are teacher made and prepped using hundreds of pieces of cardstock and laminating sheets. These supplies are staples in my classroom.

It is also important that we meet the sensory needs of our students.

By providing them with new (clean!) kinetic sand and playdoh, they will have the opportunity to get their sensory needs met throughout the day.

The glue sticks, shipping tape, and scissors are used daily in the classroom in all academic areas. The bulletin board paper will help create a warm and welcoming environment in the classroom to start the year off right.

Thank you for supporting my classroom!

Mrs. Lucas
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 3 mil thick, 200-Pack, Clear (TP3854-200) • Amazon Business $20.99 5 $104.95
MAD MATTR Super-Soft Modelling Dough Compound That Never Dries Out (6 x 10oz Packs) • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
Royal Blue Better Than Paper Bulletin Board Roll • Amazon Business $14.99 3 $44.97
Neenah Exact Index, 110 lb, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 250 Sheets, White, 94 Brightness • Amazon Business $7.14 5 $35.70
Kinetic Sand, 3lbs Beach Sand for Ages 3 & Up (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $11.69 3 $35.07
Elmer's Glue Stick (E579), Disappearing Purple, 3 Sticks • Amazon Business $6.91 5 $34.55
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 24-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Multi-Color, 3-Ounce Cans, Ages 2 and up, Multicolor (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Scotch 5-Inch Soft Touch Blunt Kid Scissors, 12 Count Teacher Pack, Blue (1442B-12) • Amazon Business $13.22 1 $13.22
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 $11.99 1 $11.99
45 Pieces Clay Dough Tool Mold Cutters for Kids, Various Shapes, Assorted Colors by V-story • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Kiddy Dough 42-Piece Play Dough Tool Kit & Clay Party Pack w/Letters and Numbers – Mega Tool Playset Includes 45 Colorful Cutters, Molds, Rollers & Play Accessories + 2 BONUS Surprise Dough Extruders • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98

Materials cost

$395.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$431.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.12

Total project goal

$507.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$507.45

5 Donors

-$507.45

Donations toward project cost

-$431.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.12

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$0.00

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