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Ms. Sytsma from Muskegon MI is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Supplies for Taking Notes

Help me give my students school supplies so they can continue to take hands on notes.

  • $156 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are very enthusiastic and dynamic. They very much benefit from hands on learning and when they grow in confidence they come up with very thoughtful questions.

My students love experiments and working together to solve problems and work through the scientific method.

Continuing to learn through different hands on activities is very beneficial for them as lifelong learners. I hope that the more they experience STEM projects in a hands on way the more they will be able to apply themselves. Once they are able to do that then they will find more joy in what they are learning and doing and hopefully find a career in science in the future.

My Project

My students use glue and scissors everyday to take notes in their interactive notebooks. Currently they are running out of glue very quickly and their are barely enough scissors to go around.

This is an everyday activity and all materials are shared between six classes.

My students would really benefit from these supplies so that they can continue to take these notes. It will benefit approximately one hundred and twenty students.

The lessons I teach have notes involving cutting out notes and prompts, gluing pieces into a science notebook, and then taking notes making the notes more creative and interesting.

Ms. Sytsma
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TRU RED Teacher Pack 5" Kids Blunt Tip Stainless Steel Scissors, Straight Handle, Right and Left Handed, 24/Pack (TR55059) • Staples Advantage $44.99 1 $44.99
Elmer's All Purpose School Permanent Glue Sticks, 0.24 Oz., 60/Pack (E501) • Staples Advantage $22.02 2 $44.04
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, 0.24 oz., 30/Pack (E556) • Staples Advantage $11.58 1 $11.58

Materials cost

$100.61

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$132.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.32

Total project goal

$155.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$155.44

3 Donors

-$155.44

Donations toward project cost

-$132.12

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.32

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$0.00

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