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Mrs. Balewski from Brooklyn NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Take Us Into the Sea!

Help me give my students materials to use as props for our under the sea production in March.

  • $224 goal

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My Students

I work in a Tier I project public elementary school with children who are eager to learn. Unfortunately, we do not have ample funding for both classroom supplies and to buy students their personal supplies.

Many come in with barely any or none at all.

It makes it very hard to work with and begin or carry out the learning year successfully. With the donations, students can have pencils to write with, dry erase marker to use on curriculum provided boards, papers to make projects and drawings on, tissues to blow noses, wet wipes to clean, notebooks and folders for assignments and funding to purchase props for in school productions just as expected for one to see in any ideal classroom. We do not have these basic supplies or props and it is disheartening but we try to empower ourselves to believe we can achieve with no limitations.

My Project

We are putting on a grade production called Disney Presents in March of 2020. Or class has chosen the exciting song "Under the Sea". We do not have props or budget to purchase materials to create. With your help, we can make this as engaging as Disney itself. We are choreographing our own dance together but want to engulf full drama with actual pieces to represent the sea. There are sixteen thrilling students try to construct this and need your help Any dime, nickel or penny counts....we appreciate your support to make this a hit! So help us dive under the sea!

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

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This project will reach 16 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ANIMALS JUMBO OCEAN SET OF 6 • School Specialty $31.73 2 $63.46
RA368 - Soft & Squeezy Ocean Animals • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 2 $59.98
Stages Learning Materials - Sea Life 14 Poster Cards • Teachers' School Supply $24.99 1 $24.99

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