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Mrs. Bradley from Benicia CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Hands-on Centers

Help me give my students a variety of manipulatives for their math and language arts centers.

  • $205 goal

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My Students

At my neighborhood school where students are taught both academics and the importance of good character. In order to promote a life-long love of learning and keep students engaged, our school offers numerous opportunities for hands-on learning. Students experience tinkering, art electives, and a variety of STEM activities. Teachers and parents donate hours upon hours to support these tech and arts programs.

At this school, creativity, technology, and personal responsibility are areas of focus as we help train the next generation of citizens and leaders.

My Project

Young children need hands-on projects. Instead of worksheets, I want to stock my centers with a variety of fun manipulatives that can be used throughout the year. Students will use ABC beads to practice letter recognition, spelling, and fine motor skills. They will use assorted blocks to build familiar items, create their own designs, and practice colors and numbers. The lamination sheets will allow me to create centers that can be used repeatedly for many years.

Your donation will provide students with hands-on materials we will use all year long to practice fine motor and academic skills.

These materials will be used in a variety of activities during small group and independent work times.

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apache Laminating Pouches, Letter Size, 600 Pack, 3 mil • Amazon Business $38.96 1 $38.96
DreambuilderToy Building Bricks 1040 Pieces Set, 1000 Basic Building Blocks in 10 Popular Colors,40 Bonus Fun Shapes Includes Wheels, Doors, Windows, Compatible to All Major Brands • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Learning Resources Cuisenaire Rods Small Group Set: 155 Piece Wood Set • Amazon Business $22.14 1 $22.14
Roylco Lowercase Letter Bead, Assorted Colors, Pack of 288 • Amazon Business $15.74 1 $15.74
hand2mind Linking Pop Cubes, Educational Counting Math Toy (Set of 100) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Childcraft Linking Cube Set, 3/4 Inches, Assorted Colors, Set of 100 - 264681 • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Darice Wood Craft Sticks – Multi-Colored – Perfect for Craft Projects – Vibrant Fun Colors – Sturdy Wood Sticks Used for Kids Projects, Classrooms, Home and More – 4 1/2” long, 120 per pack • Amazon Business $4.98 1 $4.98

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