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Ms. Quintana-Marofske from Chicago IL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Writing Our Future- Now!

My students need large whiteboards to display student work, to practice writing, and chalk to complete our writing center.

  • $443 goal

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My Students

My students are a group of the smartest little learners in my entire school! They come from different backgrounds; some ride the bus in from far away neighborhoods and some live across the street. We are a blended Special Education and Bilingual classroom within a school that is 90%+ free and reduced-price lunch.

Pre-kindergarten is one of the most important grades in school.

It is the time when students get hooked on education. The best way to hook them is with adapted materials that will allow them to learn in an individualized way.

My Project

We are creating a brand new writing center that appeals to young learners with items that are age appropriate and kinesthetic. Resources like wipe and write letter boards will help students practice letter formation; chalk is an additional outlet for students to practice letter writing. The large whiteboard will allow students to stand and write, use large letters to practice sight word recognition, and draw. Lastly, the magic boards will bring magic into a center that sometimes feels more work than fun.

These new resources will help students practice writing, letter recognition, and letter formation which in turn will make them better writers and readers.

Most importantly, these resources will help create independent students who are capable of navigating the writing center.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 40 students.

9 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA583 - Stand-Up Magnetic Write & Wipe Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $89.99 1 $89.99
Chalk Markers by Fantastic ChalkTastic Best for Kids Art Chalkboard Labels | Menu Board Bistro Boards | 8 Glass Window Markers | non-toxic Erasable Liquid Pens Chisel or Fine Tip | Neon Colors plus White • Amazon Business $12.97 6 $77.82
Premium Non-Toxic, Dust Free & Smudge Proof Chalk (12 Count) (Colored) • Amazon Business $12.00 6 $72.00
Boley 24-Piece Doodle Board Set – Magnetic Drawing Pad Set with Magnetic Drawing Pen – Magic Doodle Erasable Writing Pad - Educational Toy - Classroom Supplies, Party Favor, or Party Supplies • Amazon Business $42.99 1 $42.99
Hygloss Products Student Alphabet Language Cards, Uppercase Letters - 32 Write & Wipe for Kinesthetic Learning • Amazon Business $25.20 1 $25.20
Melissa & Doug Wooden Alphabet Stamp Set - 56 Stamps With Lower-Case and Capital Letters • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
EV212 - Regular Dot Art Painters - 6-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99

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