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Mrs. Emmons from Murray UT is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Audiobooks and PE Equipment for Kindergarteners!

Help me give my students books and audiobooks for a listening center, and equipment for recess so they can fully enjoy their play time!

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My Students

This will be my fourth year teaching in Salt Lake City, UT. I have taught second grade for three years and now I am moving down to Kindergarten! I love teaching the younger grades and find that they have an incredible thirst for knowledge. I have never taught such a young group of students and I am finding that my classroom is lacking a lot of the things that it needs to keep these students learning and engaged.

In my experience, the best way to reach students is to create a classroom community of learners.

We spend a lot of time getting to know one another and learning about all the different members of our classroom community. My goal this year is to get the Kindergarteners excited about learning in order to create lifelong learners.

My Project

I chose some audiobooks, and devices to create a listening center for my kindergarteners and some equipment for recess each day.

The listening center will allow students to listen to reading while following along in the book.

Hearing someone else read fluently is a good teaching practice for young readers. It also allows them practice with new words, and sharing books with a partner during the centers.

The PE equipment will help my students play appropriately at recess. Right now, I have no equipment for them to play with. They run and play on the playground, but a lot of them would benefit greatly from a ball to throw around or kick, and jump around with the jump ropes.

Mrs. Emmons
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SanDisk Clip Sport Plus - digital player • Best Buy Education $50.44 2 $100.88
Champion Sports PGSET Playground Ball Set, 8.5” Set of 6 • Amazon Business $32.92 1 $32.92
Macro Giant 6 Inch (Diameter) Safe Soft Foam Soccer, Set of 4, Neon Colors, Training Balls, Practice, Playground Ball,Kid Sports Toys, Kickball, Toy Gift, Birthday Gift, Physical Education Exercise • Amazon Business $29.00 1 $29.00
BuyJumpRopes Segmented Jump Rope (green white, 8 ft) • Amazon Business $8.87 3 $26.61
BuyJumpRopes Segmented Jump Rope (Pink Purple, 8') • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97
Buy Jump Ropes Segmented Jump Rope, Blue/White, 8-Feet • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97
The Roald Dahl Audio Collection • AKJ Education $21.89 1 $21.89
CD-Frog and Toad CD Audio Collection • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
CD-Little Bear CD Audio Collection - Audio (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Lilly's Big Day and Other Stories CD • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Amelia Bedelia: CD Audio Collection • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
CD-Where the Wild Things Are CD • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
CD-Play Ball, Amelia Bedelia Book and CD Play Ball, Amelia Bedelia Book and CD • AKJ Education $9.99 1 $9.99
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Mini Book and CD If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Mini Book and CD • AKJ Education $8.75 1 $8.75
Green Eggs and Ham Book & CD • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
The Three Little Pigs Book & CD • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Fox in Socks Book & CD • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
CD-Danny and the Dinosaur Book and CD Danny and the Dinosaur Book and CD • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
CD-Biscuit Goes to School Book and CD Biscuit Goes to School Book and CD • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Oh, the Places You'll Go! and The Lorax • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
CD-Biscuit Book and CD Biscuit Book and CD • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed • AKJ Education $4.38 1 $4.38

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