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Ms. H. from Salinas CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ah! Don't Squish Me!

My students need a variety of prizes to earn during AR contests. These prizes include Squishes, pens, pencils, and many more.

  • $392 goal

This project expired on July 27, 2018.

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My Students

My students are eager beavers, full of joy and looking towards life with great wonder. The motto of the glass half full fits my students perfectly; they possess the potential to grow with every new day. Many of the students come to class ready to get the day started, whilst others find it difficult to get into the routines of being in school. It is a lot to process and can become stressful.

They are full of energy and quickly run out of fuel halfway to the going home time.

My students are hardworking but are behind a grade or two. They have a hard time trying to cram all their daily activities in while still trying to learn what they are missing.

My Project

My students are hard works, but lack motivation to complete reading tasks. Many of my students struggle with reading English and really need a push to encourage them to read. I would love for my students to be able to earn prizes for completing their AR goals for the month. It would be a nice reward to thank them for all their hard work and dedication to reading.

Squishes help relieve stress and can keep students calm and relaxed.

Many bilingual students become upset when they are unable to read basic level words. I can see the struggle on their faces and hope to relieve some of this stress through rewards. Kids love shiny prizes such as pens or pencils. I'm also requesting cute headphones and pillows; things that my older students might enjoy. I am also asking for healthy international snacks for my students to try. We live in an amazingly diverse society; however, many students never get the opportunity to try foods from other cultures.

Ms. H.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 29 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
RioRand Pokemon Action Figures, 144-Piece and 2-3 (cm) • Amazon Business $31.17 1 $31.17
Deluxe Asian Snack Box (20 Count) | Variety Assortment of Japanese Candy, Korean Snacks and More! | College Care Package | Gift Care Package • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Ultimate Korean Snack Box (25 Count) | Variety Assortment of Korean Snacks, Chips, Cookies, Candies | Gift Care Package • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Evalent Anime Cute White Dragon Doll Plush Toy Japanese Animation Pillow Neck U-Shape White • Amazon Business $21.50 1 $21.50
Korean Popular Snack, Cookies, Chips and Candies Variety Box (30 Count) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Apple Pencil Stand, TechMatte Apple Pencil Charging Dock/Stand (Aluminum) with Built-in Charging Cable (5FT) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
SOMOTOR Wired Headphone, Bear Ear Cute and Fashionable style Rose gold • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
3 Pcs Rose Gold Pen with Big Diamond/Crystal ,Metal Ballpoint Pen,Rose Gold /Silver Office Supplies,Black Ink (3pcs) (RR-12-19-9) • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
SKKSTATIONERY 12 PCS Gel Ink Pen Set, Cute Cartoon Favor, 12 Different Styles Assorted • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
WATINC Kawaii Jumbo Hamburger&Popcorn Set Squishy Slow Rising Sweet Scented Vent Charms Kid Toy Hand Toy, Stress Relief Toy , decorative props Doll Gift Fun Large (pink ham&pop corn) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Aolige Squishies Slow Rising Jumbo Kawaii Cute Glasses Bear Creamy Scent for Kids Party Toys Stress Reliever Toy • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Mini Squishies Animals, Outee 25 Pcs Animal Toys Stress Relief Cat Squishy Stress Relief Animal Mochi Cat Squishy Squeeze Mini Squishies Seal Rabbit Chicken Duckling Elephant Sheep Cat, Random color • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Pencil Grip, Firesara 2018 Original Pencil Gripper Monkey Design Posture Correction for Kids Preschoolers Children Adults Special Needs Handwriting Aid for Lefties or Righties (3PCS) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Pencil Grips,Firesara Silicone Ergonomic Writing Aid Dolphin and Handle Style Pencils Training Grip Holder for Kids Students Kindergarten Adults Right Handed the Aged Disabled Hands (9pcs) • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Ztl Fabric Flower Cat Ears Headband Elegant Women Girl Hairband Hair Accessories • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Vipe RR-12-8-3 Squishes Slice Jumbo Squeezing Cake Cream Scented Slow Rising Hand Wrist Toy Color Random, Cute Deer • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

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