Our School’s Wish List

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Chatham Location

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Durham Location

Large Items Needed

  • a fold down wall-mounted changing table for our small bathroom
  • high quality shelving
  • kitchen cabinetry and a kitchen sink
  • a Brock Magiscope (child-friendly microscope)
  • ID card printer
  • DVD Player
  • Basic sound system (including microphone and speakers); wireless microphones would be appreciated for theater productions
  • Sauce pans that work with induction hot plates
  • Tools and tool storage
  • a variety of sports balls and equipment (soccer, football, jump ropes, etc – things that can be easily transported to the park)
  • Indoor exercise equipment, such as a bosu, yoga mat, or pull up bar (no free weights)
  • metal lockers (6-12 additional units, half or full sized)
  • HEPA air filter unit
  • child-sized cozy seating (i.e. soft couches and chairs for 3-9 years old)

Smaller Items Needed

  • Elmer’s glue (large bottle, 12 smaller bottles)
  • Mead K-2 Primary Composition Notebooks (12)
  • Black construction paper
  • Open ended art supplies for small kids – pipe cleaners, pom poms, etc.
  • Family sized toilet paper
  • White printer paper and wide ruled lined paper
  • Paper towels – we use a large case per week!  Huge ongoing need.
  • large kitchen trash can
  • Paper plates
  • Novels and nonfiction for teens, high quality elementary school chapter books
  • New games for elementary/middle school (Sleeping Queens, Rat a Tat Cat, etc. Games that can be played in 15 minutes -break time- are particularly appreciated)
  • TAPE! COLORED duct and washi are most needed
  • Men’s button down shirts or aprons (for messy making)
  • Amazon, Costco or Target gift cards