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Mrs. Smith from Hope Mills NC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Children's Most Important Work Is Through Intentional Play!

My students need engaging learning activities such as magnetic blocks, building blocks and Magnetic Drawing Boards to help them acquire new skills.

  • $313 goal

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My Students

My classroom is one of two Title I pre-k classrooms at a low income, low performing school. Many of our students have not traveled out of our county or even our state. Our goal is to provide a rich environment of classroom of materials and experiences to help students build the prior knowledge that many of our students need to learn to make connections to the world we live in.

For many of our students and families, this is the first "real learning experience" outside of the home.

Therefore, one of our biggest goals is teaching social skills and communication skills for basic problem solving and getting wants and needs met. Coming from a transient, military town, we receive a lot of students from places from all over the world. We work to take advantage of sharing the likes and differences to build a sense of family or community within our classroom.

My Project

Preschool children learn through strategic play that help them to learn a variety of skills. My children need a Number Puzzle to help them identify numbers and understand quantity. My children need a Wooden See Saw Balance to help them work together to solve problems and understand weights. My children would be excited to have a variety of Building Pipe Blocks to be creative and to develop fine motor skills. My children need Magnetic materials to add to the science center, giving them a variety of materials to work with. My children need the Shape Peg Board to help them to sort by multiple attributes. My children would love practicing writing and drawing using Doodle Boards. My children need more Cardboard Blocks to build. My children need Sensory Bottles and Sand Timers to learn cause and effect, as well as calming tools.

Mrs. Smith
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 16 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magnetic Blocks-100 pcs Large Set & Storage Box-3D building Fun Educational Toys for Boys and Girls-Great for 3+ Years Old Toddlers & Kids- Strong Magnet Tiles-Learning Games-Great gift- USA SELLER • Amazon Business $36.99 1 $36.99
Melissa & Doug Jumbo Extra-Thick Cardboard Building Blocks - 40 Blocks in 3 Sizes • Amazon Business $35.55 1 $35.55
AMOSTING Magnetic Drawing Board, Travel Doodle Sketch Drawing Boards for Kids, Travel Toy Scribble Board with Funny Stamps • Amazon Business $12.57 2 $25.14
Peg Board Stacking Toddler Toys - Lacing Fine Motor Skills Montessori Toys for 2, 3, 4, 5 Year Old Girls and Boys | Matching Shapes Educational Kids Toy with 36 Pegs, Activity eBook + Travel Backpack • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
BESTOMZ 4 Pack Liquid Motion Timer Bubbler for Sensory Play, Fidgeting, Captivating Distraction • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Dowling Magic Magnetic Marbles (Pack of 50) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Melissa & Doug Rainbow Balance Toy • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Melissa & Doug Self-Correcting Wooden Number Puzzles With Storage Box (40 pcs) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
GoldFlower 72 Pcs Plastic Tube Waterpipe Pipeline Building Blocks -Fine Motor Skills- Children Imaginations Run Wild- Blue/Green&yellow(Random) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
3 Minutes Hourglass Yellow Sand Timer, Sandglass Precise Sand Clock for Office Décor • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Ajax Scientific Magnetic Counting Chip (Pack of 100) • Amazon Business $8.96 1 $8.96
United Scientific Supplies CMSET6 Floating Magnet Set • Amazon Business $6.87 1 $6.87

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