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Mrs. Vela from Houston TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bringing Action Based Learning To My Accelerated Learners

My students need materials such as building bricks, paint, and letter tiles to incorporate action-based learning into our classroom.

  • $414 goal

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My Students

As a teacher in a low socioeconomic school, I want my kids to have the same opportunities as any other student. Our district offers free breakfast for all students and the majority of our students receive free or reduced-price lunch. Regardless of what they leave at home, they walk through the school doors with smiles and enthusiasm to learn! I see the fire for learning in each and every student and I want to fuel that fire with fun new ways of learning.

My Project

My students learn and grasp concepts when they are allowed to move and be creative with the concept at hand.

These materials will provide multiple ways to learn by incorporating movement and fun activities into our classroom.

The legos will each have a letter written on them. My students will use these to build their sight words and spelling words. Twister will be played like normal, however, each spot will contain a sight word. The different types of letters will offer the kids multiple textiles to spell words. The sticky dots will each have a letter. During our word work station, the students will spell their spelling words using the dots. The washi tape will be used to make our sight word and spelling word hopscotch. Lastly, the paint will allow my kiddos to get creative with their words. What a fun way to learn!

Mrs. Vela
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Royal Green kids colored craft stickers - colorful ~ 3/4" diameter (11/16 - 17mm) inch dot labels for children fun, games and art - 1536 dots pack - 8 colors - 32 sheets • Amazon Business $8.86 4 $35.44
Bucket of Building Bricks - 1000 PC Bulk Blocks with Roof Pieces - Tight Fit and Compatible with All Major Brands • Amazon Business $29.87 1 $29.87
Miracolors - 1 Lb - Mixed Colors Glass Gems - Vase Fillers (12-19mm, Approx. ½"- ¾") • Amazon Business $13.29 2 $26.58
Eureka Tub Of Letter Tiles, 176 Tiles in 3 3/4" x 5 1/2" x 3 3/4" Tub • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
30 Rolls Washi Masking Tape Set,Decorative Craft Tape Collection for DIY and Gift Wrapping with Colorful Designs and Patterns • Amazon Business $7.79 3 $23.37
Pixel Premium ABC Magnets for Kids Gift Set - 142 Magnetic Letters for Fridge, Dry Erase Magnetic Board and FREE e-Book with 40+ Learning & Spelling Games - Best Alphabet Magnets for Refrigerator Fun! • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Paladone Twister Fleece Picnic Blanket With Waterproof Backing • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Educational Insights AlphaMagnets - Multicolored Lowercase (Set of 42) • Amazon Business $6.60 3 $19.80
Learning Resources Lowercase Lacing Letters • Amazon Business $19.19 1 $19.19
Crayola Washable FingerPaints, 6 Count 8 oz. • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Raylinedo 200X Wooden Scrabble Tiles Letter Alphabet Scrabbles Number Crafts English Words LOWERCASE MIXED • Amazon Business $8.49 2 $16.98
U.S. Art Supply 10 Piece Children's No Spill Paint Cups with Colored Lids and 10 Piece Large Round Brush Set with Wood Handles • Amazon Business $16.96 1 $16.96
Base Plates 5"x10" Variety Baseplates Brick Block Building Compatible with all Major Brands Blue and Green Baseboard (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $14.80 1 $14.80
Roylco R2186 Lowercase Manuscript Letter Beads (Pack of 288) • Amazon Business $11.37 1 $11.37
Pack of 18 Children's Artists Fabric Aprons - Kitchen, Classroom, Community Event, Crafts & Art Painting Activity. Safe Clean 18 Pack Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Intex Inflatable Beach Ball • Amazon Business $4.37 2 $8.74

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