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Mrs. Frank from Columbus OH is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Itsy Bitsy Spider 2.0

My students need binders and construction paper to create science notebooks.

  • $275 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a low-income, high poverty school, I see that my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. I am looking to provide my students with creative and meaningful learning experiences.

My students are creative, clever and very spontaneous.

They like to move, read, and love lots of positive attention. Many of them are being raised in single-parent households and receive a free breakfast and lunch.

From the minute they walk in the door of my classroom, I focus on their potential and growth. I may not be able to control their home lives; however, I can control their experiences during the school day. By doing this in a creative and positive way, I am hopeful to inspire even our earliest learners to continue on a path of academic excellence.

My Project

My students love all things creepy and crawly. Every time there is any type of insect, the whole class has to come to a screetching halt.

I want to tap into their strong interest of insects and build on it.

Our science standards cover the life cycle and habitats of insects. We will focus on some local insects and study them. My students love to create with construction paper. I will have them create the insect and its habitat out of the construction paper and then store it in the binders. With these being our inspiration, they will then begin to research their insect. They learn so much more when they are excited and interested in the topic.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsill Economy 3 Ring View Binders, .5 Inch Round Ring, Customizable Clear View Cover, Black, Bulk Binders - 12 Pack • Amazon Business $33.56 2 $67.12
Staples Card Stock Paper, 110 Lbs., White, 8 1/2"H x 11"W, 250 Sheets/Pk • Staples Advantage $6.77 4 $27.08
Smead Three-Ring Binder Index Dividers, 1/5-Cut Tabs, Letter Size, White, 5 per Set, 20 Sets per Box (89415) • Amazon Business $15.80 1 $15.80
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs., Turquoise, 12" x 18", 50 Sheets/Pk • Quill.com $2.63 5 $13.15
Pacon Construction Paper 12" x 18", Yellow, 50 Sheets • Quill.com $5.09 2 $10.18
Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper 12" x 9", Purple, 50 Sheets (103019) • Quill.com $2.54 4 $10.16
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs., Scarlet, 12" x 18", 50 Sheets/Pk • Quill.com $2.20 4 $8.80
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs., Bright Green, 12" x 18", 50 Sheets/Pk • Quill.com $4.34 2 $8.68
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs., Dark Blue, 12" x 18", 50 Sheets/Pk • Quill.com $2.63 2 $5.26
Pacon SunWorks 6107 Groundwood Construction Paper, Red, 12"(W) x 18"(L), 50 Sheets • Quill.com $2.46 2 $4.92
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs., Bright Green, 12" x 18", 50 Sheets/Pk • Quill.com $2.46 2 $4.92
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs, Bright Blue, 9" x 12", 50 Sheets/Pk • Quill.com $1.01 4 $4.04
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs., Dark Blue, 9" x 12", 50 Sheets/Pk • Quill.com $1.01 4 $4.04
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs., Gray, 9" x 12", 50 Sheets/Pk • Quill.com $1.10 3 $3.30
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs, Turquoise, 9" x 12", 50 Sheets/Pk • Quill.com $1.01 3 $3.03
Quill Brand Construction Paper Yellow, 9x12", 50 Sheets • Quill.com $1.27 2 $2.54
Quill Brand Lightweight Construction Paper 9x12", Orange, 50 Sheets • Quill.com $1.27 2 $2.54
Quill Brand Lightweight Construction Paper 9x12", Red, 50 Sheets • Quill.com $1.27 2 $2.54
Quill Brand Lightweight Construction Paper 9x12", Green, 50-Sheets • Quill.com $1.27 2 $2.54

Materials cost

$200.64

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$233.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.23

Total project goal

$274.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$274.88

2 Donors

-$137.43

Donations toward project cost

-$116.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.61

match offer

-$137.45

Match offer toward project cost

-$116.83

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.62

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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