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Ms. Light from San Antonio TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

That's My Story And I'm Sticking To It!

Help me give my students sketch pads, binder clips and multi-cultural crayons to tell their stories with.

  • $433 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I now have the privilege to teach and inspire our youngest students! I teach 20 of the sweetest, hard-working kids you'll ever met! I have 16 boys and 4 girls. They all have the sweetest smiles! We are a Title I school that prides itself on making sure that all students know they can succeed. The majority of our children are eligible to participate in the free lunch and breakfast program. My students are kindhearted and are determined to do their best every single day!

My Project

I am requesting supplies such as sketchbooks, binder clips and multi-cultural crayons for my prekindergarten classroom. Each student will receive their very own sketchbook. The pages in the sketchbook are very thick so colors will not bleed through to the other side. The students will use these books to start telling their stories through illustrations. We will use the multi-cultural crayons and markers for our storytelling illustrations. We will also use the binder clips to show the students what page in their sketchbooks they are currently on. These storytelling books will lay a strong foundation for writing as they students get older.

Ms. Light
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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45 donors45 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Canson XL Series Mix Media Paper Pad, Heavyweight, Fine Texture, Heavy Sizing for Wet and Dry Media, Side Wire Bound, 98 Pound, 7 x 10 Inch, 60 Sheets • Amazon Business $6.97 22 $153.34
MasterVision 1"(H) x 50'(L) Magnetic Adhesive Tape Roll, Black, Roll • Quill.com $27.11 2 $54.22
Velcro 3/4" Dots Combo Pack Velcro Tape, White, 200/Case • Quill.com $30.59 1 $30.59
Binney & Smith Crayola Multicultural Washable Broad Line Markers, Conical Tip, Assorted Color, 8/Bx • Quill.com $3.65 6 $21.90
ACCO Binder Clips, Medium, 2 Boxes, 12/Box (A7072050) • Amazon Business $4.78 4 $19.12
Crayola Crayons, Multicultural Crayons, 8/Box • Quill.com $1.27 15 $19.05
Crayola Multicultural Colors Ultra-Clean Washable Markers Box Of 8 Pack Of 4 (4PK-58-7801) • Quill.com $18.78 1 $18.78
Dixon 3 1/2" Pre-sharpened Golf Pencils, #2 Soft, 144/Box • Quill.com $7.64 2 $15.28

Materials cost

$332.28

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$367.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.81

Total project goal

$432.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$432.07

45 Donors

-$376.86

Donations toward project cost

-$367.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.60

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$55.21

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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