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Ms. Illuminati from Baltimore MD is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Transformation II

Help me give my students an amazing room transformation with a cooking and surgery theme. We will need surgical gowns, tools, and chef hats and aprons.

  • $229 goal

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My Students

Our students are energetic, active learners. They attend a Title I school and their parents often struggle to buy supplies, uniforms, and provide lunch. The parents do try their best to send their children to school every day, so they can get a proper education, meals, and exercise and play in a safe environment.

The students try hard at everything they do, from in the classroom to on the playground, because they like school and feel safe at school.

The teachers try equally as hard because we know they are our future and need dedicated educators who care about their success and well-being.

My Project

To prepare for assessments, my students and I spend a week reviewing. While I try to make it fun, they get bored and so do I. However, I have found a solution. I recently learned about room transformations.

Room transformation are classrooms that are redecorated to match a theme like surgeons or bakers and regular instruction occurs but the students are completely engaged and eager to learn because of the decorations, props, and costumes.

My students would love a surgeon themed classroom transformation. With the surgical gowns and face masks the students will really feel like surgeons and be engaged in the lessons. With the medical kit, we will be able to "dissect" a body to look for letters. We will also be able to "fix broken bones" by spelling sight words correctly. We can clap the syllables of various body parts and diagnosis if patients have a rhyming disorder.

The chef hats and aprons will make the students feel like bakers and we will be able to "bake" an original story by adding a setting, characters, and plot. We can count how many cookies are in the cookie jar and also frost rhyming cupcakes by matching frosting to cupcakes.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
4E's Novelty 12 Kids Chefs Hat Dress-up, Baking Hat, Fits Most Children - Non-Woven - 2" high 10.5" Wide • Amazon Business $24.97 2 $49.94
Fisher-Price Medical Kit • Amazon Business $12.96 2 $25.92
Ever Ready First Aid DYN2141-X10 Isolation Gown with Elastic Wrists, Universal Quantity, Yellow (Pack of 10) • Amazon Business $8.52 3 $25.56
Senfhome 12 Pack Children Painting Aprons Assorted Colors Children's Art Smock & Non-Woven Fabric Aprons for Kitchen, Classroom, Painting Activity. • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Pack of 6 Plastic Red and White Checkered Tablecloths - 6 Pack - Picnic Table Covers by Oojami • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Hyzrz Chef Hat Adult Adjustable Elastic Baker Kitchen Cooking Chef Cap, White • Amazon Business $5.39 2 $10.78
100 Pcs Disposable Earloop Face Masks Dental Surgical Hypoallergenic Breathability Comfort-Great For People With Allergies And The Flu • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

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