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Mrs. Cruz from Torrance CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Writer’s Workshop with a Splash of Color!

My students need writing journals designed specifically for their age group and fresh crayons so they can express their brilliant ideas as well as illustrate them beautifully!

  • $194 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a first grade teacher at the school I myself attended, I strive to give my students an incredible first grade experience! My first graders are eager to shine and love to access the curriculum in creative and imaginative ways. I love giving them hands on, memorable experiences that allow their personalities and interests to shine through. I believe in giving them freedom to express their ideas and opinions, and to share their knowledge and curiosities with each other in a loving learning environment.

My Project

Although journals and crayons are seemingly simple materials to request, they open up a world of possibilities for the students. First graders love to express their ideas and be the authors and illustrators of their own stories. These journals allow them to do both. There is writing space with lines to guide them as they continue to develop fine motor skills, and there is space on each page for them to enhance their writing through illustration. The crayons are an exciting writing tool for them that are often used so frequently they need to be replaced. I’d love to be able to provide my first graders with these materials to get them excited and ready to become authors and illustrators!

Mrs. Cruz
Grades PreK-2

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mead Primary Journal 7-1/2x9-3/4", Wide Ruling, White, 100 Sheets/Pad • Quill.com $2.37 28 $66.36
Crayola Crayons Classpack, 16 Colors, 800/Box • Quill.com $55.24 1 $55.24

Materials cost

$121.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.13

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$164.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.04

Total project goal

$193.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$193.59

1 Donor

-$96.80

Donations toward project cost

-$82.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.52

match offer

-$96.79

Match offer toward project cost

-$82.27

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.52

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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