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Ms. Ruth from Saint Paul MN is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

We're Hardy Minnesotans!

Help me give my students Balaclava, waterproof mittens, and Arctix Kids Limitless Fleece Top Bib Overalls to safely participate in outdoor time.

  • $816 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Imagine a classroom inside a public housing community building and seeing 20 young children from low-income, ethnic, and diverse family backgrounds smiling, talking, and engage in learning. It’s what occurs in my Head Start Preschool classroom. We are a community within a community.

My Project

Being inside for seven and a half hours can be challenging for 20 preschoolers. We are not afraid of little falling snow on the ground, several inches of snow on the ground, or being a little bit cold. We are hardy Minnesotan kids and enjoy the fresh air and playing in the snow. However, we do want to be dressed appropriately for the weather.

The most significant benefit of outdoor play for children is more prevalent inside the classroom.

They can focus better, and their body is calmer and ready to learn. Besides developing muscles strength and gross motor skills, it is to awaken our body and mind for well-balanced health.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Arctix Kids Limitless Fleece Top Bib Overalls, Fuchsia, 5T • Amazon Business $27.95 4 $111.80
Arctix Kids Limitless Fleece Top Bib Overalls, Fuchsia, 4T • Amazon Business $27.00 4 $108.00
Arctix Kids Limitless Fleece Top Bib Overalls, Black, 4T • Amazon Business $24.50 4 $98.00
Arctix Kids Limitless Fleece Top Bib Overalls, Kingfisher, 4T • Amazon Business $31.50 3 $94.50
Arctix Kids Limitless Fleece Top Bib Overalls, Black, 3T • Amazon Business $24.44 2 $48.88
4 Pairs Kids Ski Gloves Waterproof Warm Snow Mittens Winter Warm Gloves for Outdoor Activities (Rose Red, Gray, Royal Blue, Black, 3-5T) • Amazon Business $20.59 2 $41.18
6 Pieces Kids Balaclava Winter Cap Boys Girls Windproof Adjustable Hooded Full Face Covering Hat Ski Thick Scarf Fleece Neck Warmer for Outdoor Sports in Cold Weather • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
2 Pack Kids Balaclava Ski Mask Double Layers Fleece Neck Warmer Windproof Adjustable Winter Hats Boys Girls • Amazon Business $18.79 1 $18.79
Kids Balaclava Ski Mask Winter Windproof Face Mask Warm Hat for Toddler Boy Girl • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Kids Balaclava Ski Mask Winter Windproof Face Mask Warm Hat for Toddler Boy Girl • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
4 Pieces Kids Winter Windproof Hat Unisex Children Balaclava Ski Face Covering Thick Warm Fleece Hat for Kids (Purple, Wine, Orange, Rose) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
2 Pairs Kids Winter Ski Gloves Mitten Waterproof Warm Snow Gloves for Outdoor Activities (Aged 5-8) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
4 Pieces Kids Winter Windproof Hat, Unisex Children Balaclava, Ski Face Covering with Thick Warm Fleece for Kids • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
4 Pieces Kids Winter Windproof Hat Unisex Children Balaclava Ski Face Covering Thick Warm Fleece Hat for Kids (Black, Gray, Army Green, Navy Blue) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
4 Pieces Kids Balaclava Hat Polar Fleece Winter Ski Mask Double Warmer Face Cap (Black, Red, Grey, Blue) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99

Materials cost

$653.07

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$692.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$122.27

Total project goal

$815.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$815.14

6 Donors

-$741.97

Donations toward project cost

-$692.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.10

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$73.17

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$0.00

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