Wish List

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We always need:

  • Blank paper – white or different colors; regular, card stock, and construction paper

  • Lined paper – looseleaf, spiral notebooks, marble composition notebooks

  • Poster paper – blank poster boards and blank easel paper

  • Envelopes – multiple sizes, plain and with clear address space (like business envelopes)

  • Pencils – regular and oversized; plain lead or colored pencils

  • Crayons – thin and thick

  • Markers – dry erase, permanent, and washable; thin and thick

  • Chalk – white and multi-colored; thin and thick

  • Nuts, bolts, screws, nails, washers, brads, staples

  • Scrap wood – different sizes, types (good condition)

  • Paint – acrylic, tempura, watercolor

  • Modeling clay

  • Sandpaper

  • Fabric – different materials, sizes

  • Yarn, thread, buttons

  • Plastic storage bins – all sizes

  • Plates, cups, forks, spoons, butter knives


We can also use:

  • Screwdrivers – Philips and flathead

  • Hammers

  • Carpentry vises

  • Power Drill

  • Handsaws

  • Jigsaw

  • iPad

  • Easels

  • Pots and Pans

  • Mixing bowls

  • Cutting boards

  • Knives, spatulas, wooden spoons, tongs, ladles

  • Thermometer

  • Open shelves

  • Book cases (that allow for display of book covers)

  • Couches and loveseats

  • Beakers, test tubes, stirrers, pipettes

  • Montessori materials – anything from Math, Reading/Writing, Practical Life

  • Gently used clothes and costumes (for dramatic play)

  • Old office machinery – typewriter, accounting calculator

  • Gardening tools – spades, rakes, pruners, gloves


We dream about:

  • Laptop or desktop computers

  • Musical instruments (in good condition)

  • Soundproofing materials

  • Microphones

  • Video camera

  • Dry erase board (6X6’ or larger)

  • Lab table

  • Lego table

  • Water table

  • Sand table

  • Garden boxes