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Mrs. Hollowell from Jersey City NJ is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

COVID-19 Can't Stop Our STEAM!

Help me give my students STEAM-based materials to continue their distance learning at home during the current pandemic.

  • $874 goal

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My Students

My classroom is made up of 14 diverse learners. They all come from different cultural backgrounds and range in their education levels. With that being said, each child is beyond amazing in their own way. They each bear a piece of the puzzle that completes our classroom family.

My students have been missing a piece of the normalcy in their lives since the quarantine from COVID-19 hit.

They are confused and restless as they try to continue learning from home while both parents are busy working and engaging in non-stop meetings. Their engagement in our daily Zoom sessions give them a small piece of normalcy in their lives, as well as mine.

My Project

My pre-k students have been engaging in remote learning since March 16. They have been attending daily Zoom sessions so that we can retain a sense of normalcy during the current pandemic. They are thrilled to see their teachers and classmates daily; however, it can be difficult coming up with lessons that can be completed live due to everyone not having the same materials at home.

The curriculum we follow, High Scope, revolves around hands-on learning.

This can be challenging for the children who have parents working from home as well. If my students can have materials readily available, it would make things easier for everyone. In addition, this is the time of the year that we focus more on preparing them for kindergarten. These materials will assist the children in a smoother transition, as they will be able to continue working with them at home throughout the summer.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Roylco Straws and Connectors 230 Pack $19.76 14 $276.64
OOTSR 16pcs Nylon Bean Bags Plastic Rings Game Sets for Kids Ring Toss Game Booth Carnival Garden Backyard Outdoor Games Speed and Agility Training Games $8.99 14 $125.86
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs $5.99 14 $83.86
Kwik Stix Fast-Drying Solid Tempera Paint, Assorted Metallic Colors, 3.5", Pack of 72 (TPG-629) $56.56 1 $56.56
Madisi Painting Canvas Panels 96 Pack, 4X4, Classpack Paint Canvas $39.98 1 $39.98
School Zone - Sight Words Flash Cards - Ages 5 and Up, Kindergarten to 1st Grade, Phonics, Beginning Reading, Sight Reading, Early-Reading Words, and More $2.67 14 $37.38
Didax Educational Resources Write & Wipe Ten-Frame Mats $13.95 2 $27.90
Kraft Paper Bags, Eusoar 8.3" x 3.1" x 10.6" 25pcs Brown Kraft Paper Gift Bags with Soft Cloth Handles, Bulk Shopping Bags, Wedding Gift Bags, Party Bags, Kraft Retail Merchandise Bags $16.99 1 $16.99
White Masking Tape, 15 Pack Wide Purpose Masking Tape for Labeling, Painting, Packing, 0.98 Inch Wide, 32 Yard/Roll $16.99 1 $16.99
ZMLM Scratch Art Set, 50 Piece Rainbow Magic Scratch Paper for Kids Black Scratch Off Art Crafts Notes Boards Sheet with 5 Wooden Stylus for Easter Party Game Christmas Birthday Gift $10.59 1 $10.59
hand2mind Foam Two-Color Counters For Kids Ages 5-8, Math Supplies For Early Math Learners, Math Manipulatives For Counting, Grouping, And Bingo Chips, Homeschool Supplies (Pack of 200) $9.26 1 $9.26

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