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Mr. Wagner from Richfield PA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Finishing Touch

Help me give my students some paint and a brush to complete their modeling club models.

  • $281 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach fourth grade in a small, rural, central Pennsylvania town. We have a very tight budget, but I work to incorporate as many activities as possible into our curriculum. I want to make the experience of learning memorable and am constantly devising new stations, labs and other fun activities to help key ideas stick in my students' minds.

Hands-on activities allow my students to fully experience the topic we are discussing.

Rather than simply reading about a science idea, the children love it! This multi-sensory approach anchors the concepts in the minds of my students and has helped them to become some of the top performers in standardized testing in our district.

My Project

Since consolidating into our new school, there have been many changes for the students. Due to the cold weather and mud, our metal detecting club has been put on hold.

One of the main advantages of our club is that it allowed those children who might not have others to play with to have a common interest with other students.

The social groups were being dissolved and the kids were working together to detect. Switching to a new school means our club is needed more than ever! But what can be done if detecting isn't a current option? In talking with students, I discovered that there is a large group who would be interested in working on models at school. There would many advantages to a model club. The kids would need to be responsible with their work, pay attention to detail, work as a team with their partner, and more! And the best part is it isn't impacted by the weather! Thank you for considering our project!

Mr. Wagner
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
Iwata-Medea Revolution CR Dual Action/Large Gravity Feed Cup • Amazon Business $96.00 1 $96.00
The Army Painter Miniature Painting Kit with Bonus Wargamer Regiment Miniature Paint Brush - Acrylic Model Paint Set with 50 Bottles of Non Toxic Model Paints - Mega Paint Set 3 • Amazon Business $94.00 1 $94.00
Master Airbrush 13 Piece Airbrush Cleaning Kit - Glass Cleaning Pot Jar with Holder, 5 pc Cleaning Needles, 5 pc Cleaning Brushes, 1 Wash Needle, How to Book • Amazon Business $14.96 1 $14.96

Materials cost

$204.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$238.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.01

Total project goal

$280.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$280.04

1 Donor

-$242.59

Donations toward project cost

-$238.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.56

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$37.45

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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