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Ms. Rudiger from Manchester NH is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Our Skills and Exploring Our Interests

Help me give my students building kits, magna tiles and a CD player to explore their interests, expand their skills and be creative.

  • $274 goal

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My Students

My students are super talented! I teach a self-contained, autism program at a Title One, middle school in Manchester, New Hampshire. My students make me laugh, they challenge me and they keep me busy every minute of the day!

All of my students are unique, creative and love music, art and anything hands-on!

They teach me something new everyday, about them, about myself and about autism.

While teaching them the skills they need, I also try to make each day fun and exciting. When my students show an interest in something, I try to encourage them to build on it. Whether it be arts and crafts, music, building, science, whatever they are interested in, we learn as much as we can on the subject!

My Project

I believe in helping my students learn and explore the areas that interest them. I believe in encouraging them to expand on their talents and find new ones.

My students are coming to an age where they are figuring out who they are and what they enjoy doing.

I have some students that love music and the CD player, CD's and harpsichord will encourage them to explore and create in this area.

Other students love building and make huge buildings from the few Legos that we have. New building kits would encourage them to follow this interest, explore new ideas and think critically and creatively.

Ms. Rudiger
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Music Maker - Hand Made Lap Harp - Easy to Play Musical Instrument • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
NAXA Electronics NPB-251RD Portable CD Player with AM/FM Stereo Radio • Amazon Business $27.49 1 $27.49
[Bonus Bag] Simbans JB 148 pcs 5-in-1 Build and Play Toy Set | Kids STEM Educational DIY Building Kit for 8, 9, 10 Year Old Boys, Girls | 5, 6, 7 yr Old can Build with Help | Best Creative Fun Gift • Amazon Business $25.85 1 $25.85
LEGO Classic Quad Pack 66554 Building Kit • Amazon Business $19.97 1 $19.97
DreambuilderToy Magnetic Tiles Building blocks Toys by (40 PCS) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker - Complete Ballet • Amazon Business $16.64 1 $16.64
Play22 Building Toys For Kids 165 Set - STEM Educational Construction Toys - Building Blocks For Kids 3+ Best Toy Blocks Gift For Boys and Girls - Great Educational Toys Building Sets - Original • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
PlayMonster Lauri Pocket Chart Cards - Story Sequencing • Amazon Business $13.76 1 $13.76
Prepositions Flash Cards: 40 Positional Language Photo Cards • Amazon Business $12.50 1 $12.50
Calm Within: Music for Relaxation of Body and Mind - Perfect for Massage, Spa, Yoga, Meditation • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98

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