Suggested Donations

About
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This is a basic list of suggested items that teachers always can use in the classroom. Just because we do not list it does not mean it would not make a great learning tool! Our Amazon wishlist can be found here​ and donations use and new are always appreciated.

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School Supplies/Office Products
School Supplies/Office Products
  • pencils
  • pens (black, blue or red)
  • markers
  • scissors
  • rulers
  • staplers
  • paste/glue sticks
  • glue
  • paper (all kinds)
  • hole punches
  • sheet protectors
  • 2-pocket folders
  • vertical files
  • paper clips
  • rubber bands
  • tabbed dividers
  • note pads
  • envelopes
  • labels
  • dry erase markers
  • fax paper
  • Bulletin/Dry-Erase boards
  • CD R's
  • in/out trays
  • copy holders
  • envelopes
  • file folders
  • ink pads/stamps
  • mouse pads

 

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Paper Supplies
Paper Supplies
  • copy paper
  • computer paper
  • note pads
  • art paper
  • matte board
  • contact paper
  • note cards
  • peel & stick vinyl
  • wrapping paper
  • rolls of newsprint
  • construction paper
  • end cuts
  • stationery
  • envelopes
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Science and Math Materials
Science and Math Materials
  • magnifying lenses
  • plant seeds
  • small animal cages/aquariums
  • rock and mineral collections
  • shell collections
  • rulers
  • microscopes
  • small countable items
  • calculators
  • flasks/test tubes
  • geometric figures
  • science magazines
  • usable batteries
  • copper wire
  • magnets
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Arts and Crafts
Arts and Crafts
  • bric-a-brac
  • chalk
  • clay
  • crayons
  • paint brushes
  • paste
  • plaster of paris
  • popsicle sticks
  • sand paper
  • string
  • tempra paint
  • yarn
  • straws
  • forks
  • spools
  • beads
  • frames
  • carpet squares
  • buttons
  • fabric scraps
  • mylar/contact paper
  • nails
  • pie tins
  • shoe strings
  • elastic
  • toothpicks
  • wallpaper
  • books
  • baskets
  • thread
  • self-sealing bags
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General Types of Materials Needed
General Types of Materials Needed
  • non-traditional learning tools
  • interestingly shaped trims
  • factory seconds or rejects
  • packing products
  • production overruns
  • obsolete inventory/logo items
  • clean, colorful punch outs
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  • 1147 SE 7th Ave
  • Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Phone: 352-374-5213
  • TDD/TTY users, please call 711 (Florida Relay Service)
  • The Tools for Schools center is open by appointment only on Wednesday & Thursday during the school year.​

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