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Mrs. Jinks from Glastonbury CT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Cozy Seating and STEM Learning for Little Learners

Help me give my students flexible seating options and STEM activities to aid them in their play and learning at school. Young children learn best in social play experiences and these materials will support that.

  • $486 goal

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My Students

My classroom consists of a combination of pre-k 3 and pre-k 4 students. Many of my students come from low-income backgrounds and coming to school is a safe place for them to explore learning in a fun and developmentally appropriate way.

Also, about half of my students are being prepared to go to kindergarten the next year.

We are a NASA and STEM school and so much of what we do is exploratory and hands-on. I love seeing each student master new skills and I enjoy coming up with new ways to help them succeed. My students spend the majority of their day at school and deserve to have all that I can offer them.

My Project

The items in this project will help my young students have hands-on manipulatives to use on a daily basis for both social and academic growth. Play is the best way for young children to learn new skills and this project will enable me to provide various opportunities to learn new skills.

Developmentally appropriate hands-on learning activities provide young children with the opportunity to try out skills and ideas in a relaxed and fun manner.

The two options for comfortable seating will provide students working on the floor different options to make them comfortable within the classroom and away from home which can be young for little learners.

Mrs. Jinks
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SoftScape Classic 26" Junior Bean Bag Chair, Furniture for Kids, Perfect for Reading, Playing Video Games or Relaxing, Alternative Seating for Classrooms, Daycares, Libraries or Home - Blue • Amazon Business $59.99 2 $119.98
FF579 - Blocks& Blueprints Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
PP639 - Goldilocks & the Three Bears Problem Solving STEM Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Plus-Plus BIG - Preschool Construction Building Toy, Open Play Set - 150 Piece - Basic Color Mix • Amazon Business $46.77 1 $46.77
Magnet Toys Kids Magnetic Building Tiles 100 Pcs 3D Magnetic Blocks Preschool Building Sets Educational Toys for Toddlers Boys and Girls. • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
FF998 - I Can Build It! Construction Planks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Veatree 145 Pieces Magnetic Building Sticks Building Blocks Set, Magnet Educational Toys Magnetic Blocks Sticks Stacking Toys Set for Kids and Adult, Construction Toys 3D Puzzle with Storage Bag • Amazon Business $18.50 1 $18.50
Play-Doh Shape and Learn Numbers and Counting • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97

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