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Ms. Dill from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

All Aboard for PreK!

Help me give my students a new Train Center! We would love to bring our students train tracks, train cars, and book on trains to help them indulge in imaginative play within the classroom.

  • $159 goal

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My Students

I work in a neighborhood school that truly is the heart of the neighborhood it serves. Our half day Blended Preschool classroom is dedicated to not only teaching both our typically developing and students with Special Education Services academics (letters, numbers, colors, shapes), but also incorporating social and life skills (tooth brushing, hand washing, eating family style, etc.). Our Title I school really is the backbone of the neighborhood. School events, parent nights, and after school programs are much needed and highly sought out for the students that we serve.

My students are highly diverse.

Whether developmentally, culturally, through language, or ability, all of our students need a variety of resources to truly strive in a classroom setting. We set high expectations for all of our students and strive to give them quality experiences that they may not otherwise receive. Hands-on experiences are crucial for early learners to truly understand and appreciate ideas and studies within the classroom.

My Project

We would like to introduce a new Train Center to our preschool students! A new Train Center would allow them to use their developing imagination and grow their skills organically as they play and learn from each other and their own imaginative games.

Not only will the students begin to develop their imagination and creative side, but they will also be simultaneously working on cooperative play and practicing their social skills.

Our preschool students are working on communicating and interacting with peers. Through a new center like a Train Station, the students will be able to interact, both verbally and by manipulating items, in building and playing with the track!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Play22 Wooden Train Set 12 PCS - Train Toys Magnetic Set Includes 3 Engines - Toy Train Sets For Kids Toddler Boys And Girls - Compatible With Thomas Train Set Tracks And Major Brands - Original • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Wooden Train Track 52 Piece Set - 18 Feet Of Track Expansion And 5 Distinct Pieces - 100% Compatible with All Major Brands Including Thomas Wooden Railway System - by Right Track Toys • Amazon Business $24.70 1 $24.70
ToysOpoly Wooden Train Set 12 PCS - Magnetic Engines With 3 Bonus Animals - Deluxe Toys For Kids Toddler Boys and Girls - Compatible to Thomas Railway, Brio Tracks, and Major Brands • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
The Goodnight Train • Amazon Business $9.51 1 $9.51
Steam Train, Dream Train (Easy Reader Books, Reading Books for Children) • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
My Big Train Book (My Big Board Books) • Amazon Business $7.81 1 $7.81
Chugga Chugga Choo Choo • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00

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