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Mrs. Miller from Columbia MO is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Writing Inspiring

Help me give my students the materials necessary to learn how to form letters through our Fundations program to create our own personal books!

  • $288 goal

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My Students

My wonderful, preschool students face many struggles: poverty, parental neglect and domestic violence. Our kids qualify for both Title One funding and Head Start, which means they battle crippling poverty on a daily basis. Some have just arrived in the U.S.

We strive to provide a safe, welcoming and loving environment for our kids, full of enriching experiences.

We hope to encourage them daily in their quest to obtain the skills necessary for a successful kindergarten year.

Often, our greatest challenge is lack of funding for classroom supplies we need to provide enriching experiences for our students. Parents struggle to meet basic needs and it is not unusual to get little to no funding at all for necessary supplies.

My Project

Preschool children love to scribble, but many lack the hand and finger strength to successfully hold most writing instruments. Dry erase markers are an easy solution to this problem! Our Fundations literacy program relies on the use of dry erase markers for easy use and practice.

With these markers, my students will learn to properly form letters, enabling them to start writing their own personal stories.

Preserving and re-reading their own books is so important to encourage literacy in a preschoolers life! The laminating pouches will enable us to preserve precious beginner stories and cards, giving us a whole new library of books my students will return to each day.

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

This project will reach 15 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PAPER ASTROBRIGHT MIXED CARTON WAU22998 SET OF 5 • School Specialty $69.22 1 $69.22
CONST PPR 18X24 BRIGHT WHITE SUNWORKS PACK OF 100 • School Specialty $10.22 3 $30.66
MARKER DRY ERASE PEN SCHOOL SMART ASST SET OF 48 • School Specialty $25.55 1 $25.55
MARKER DRY ERASE PEN SCHOOL SMART BLACK PACK OF 48 • School Specialty $25.55 1 $25.55
LAMINATING POUCH 9X11.5 IN 3 MIL PK OF 100 SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $16.11 1 $16.11

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