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Mrs. Shumway from Lehi UT is requesting classroom basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Teaching With Terrific Texts

Help me give my students new quality mentor texts that focus on social and emotional well being and growth mindset. Help me provide them with math manipulatives that allow them to get a concrete grasp of concepts.

  • $1,000 goal

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My Students

My students are a happy, energetic group of six and seven year olds. They are excited about learning and love school. They have beautiful smiles. They are my favorite people. I am truly loving this group of kids.

They are working really hard this year to make up for some of the impact COVID-19 has had on their learning.

This is the first year that some of my students have been in a traditional school setting. All of my students were impacted by the shortened day of Kindergarten.

My Project

These mentor texts focus on narrative writing and social and emotional growth. Journals will allow students to write out feelings as well as narratives. Art supplies will help them express themselves creatively. Math manipulatives make concepts more accessible to young lerners.

Some of the items will help my classroom run more smoothly.

Lysol wipes will help keep our classroom clean. Wipe off pockets and markers allow me to use less paper and make fewer copies. The laminator allows me to make math and literacy games and activities that will last more than one year.

Mrs. Shumway
Grades PreK-2

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mead Primary Journal Creative Story Tablet, Grades K-2 (12 Pack) • Amazon Business $36.77 3 $110.31
hand2mind Mini Geared Clock, Learning Clock, Kids Clock Learning, Teaching Clock, Telling Time Teaching Clock, Lean to Tell Time, Clock for Kids Learning to Tell Time, Clocks for Classroom (Set of 24) • Amazon Business $44.95 2 $89.90
Egghead Heavy-Duty Kids' Headphones w/Tangle-Free Fabric Cord (Pack of 10) Blue • Amazon Business $75.87 1 $75.87
Crayola Multicultural Crayons -24 Count (Set of 3 - 8 Packs) • Amazon Business $5.28 10 $52.80
CD Radio Portable CD Player Boombox with Bluetooth,FM Radio, USB Input and 3.5mm AUX Headphone Jack,CD-R/CD-RW/MP3/WMA Playback,AC/Battery Powered(WTB-791) • Amazon Business $49.00 1 $49.00
edxeducation Mini Geometric Solids - Set of 40 - 3D Shapes for Math & Geometry - Multicolored Math Manipulatives For Kids - 10 Different Shapes • Amazon Business $15.89 3 $47.67
TIME TIMER 12 inch Visual Timer 60 Minute Kids Desk Countdown Clock with Dry Erase Activity Card, Also Magnetic for Kids Classroom, Homeschooling Study Tool, Task Reminder, Home and Kitchen Timer • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Lysol Disinfectant Wipes, Multi-Surface Antibacterial Cleaning Wipes, For Disinfecting and Cleaning, Lemon and Lime Blossom, 240 Count (Pack of 3)‚Äč • Amazon Business $9.97 3 $29.91
Crayola Oil Pastels, School Supplies, Kids Indoor Activities At Home, 28 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $5.50 5 $27.50
UCreate Watercolor Paper, White, Bulk, 90lb., 9" x 12", 250 Sheets • Amazon Business $26.41 1 $26.41
hand2mind Ten Frame Math Dice Activity Set, Foam Dice for Classroom, 10 Frame Math for Counting and Subitizing, Ten Frame Math Manipulatives, Math Games, Ten Frame Dice, Large Foam Dice (12 Cubes) • Amazon Business $20.12 1 $20.12
SUNEE 30 Packs Oversized Reusable Dry Erase Pocket Sleeves with 2 Rings, Black 10x14 Ticket Holders, Clear Plastic Sheet Protectors, Teacher School Classroom Supplies • Amazon Business $19.85 1 $19.85
Scotch Thermal Laminator, 2 Roller System for a Professional Finish, Use for Home, Office or School, Suitable for use with Photos (TL901X) • Amazon Business $18.74 1 $18.74
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Black, 36 Count • Amazon Business $17.19 1 $17.19
My Dog Mouse • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
There Might Be Lobsters • Amazon Business $15.69 1 $15.69
The Way I Feel • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
The Book of Mistakes • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Kitchen Dance • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
City Moon • Amazon Business $13.50 1 $13.50
Not Little • Amazon Business $13.27 1 $13.27
Dry Erase Erasers, 36 Pack Magnetic Whiteboard Eraser Chalkboard Eraser Dry Eraser for Classroom Office and home (Blue) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Eyes That Kiss in the Corners • Amazon Business $11.33 1 $11.33
Opposites Abstract • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Regal Games 6-Sided Opaque Game Dice, Standard 16mm Size (100-Count White) • Amazon Business $10.97 1 $10.97
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
Jabari Jumps • Amazon Business $10.29 1 $10.29
New Shoes • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Hiking Day (A My First Experience Book) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Ralph Tells a Story • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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