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Ms. Esther from Brooklyn NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creativity While At Home

Help me give my students writing materials, magnetic tiles, and Play-Doh with accessories to make distant learning fun.

  • $157 goal

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My Students

My students are energetic, curious and want so much to explore the world around them. However, my students experience difficulty comprehending the changes that happen around them especially at this critical times.

My students are all diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and have low functioning skills.

My students disabilities impedes their ability to effectively communicate their needs and emotions, perform daily life's skills and deal with changes around them.

My students are all currently engaging in remote learning due to the lock down. Since they are learning from home, they mostly depend on online tasks, videos and interactive read aloud via google classroom for academic instruction. My students individualized educational plans recommends a 12 month programming due to their disabilities. This implies that with the lock down still in place, my students will most likely be attending summer school remotely.

My Project

These materials will be delivered straight to a first graders home for him to use to improve his skills during the distance learning period. My student has been struggling with online learning but doing well only with hands-on materials home.

These items will provide materials for creativity and motivation for him to continue learning from home.

My student is excited about writing and hands-on activities for creativity. He needs these materials to continue to improve his motor skills and his passion for creating objects with play dough. He usually had access to these items while at school, but not at home. Improving his motor skills and creativity is very important even during distance learning at home.

I am requesting these materials including, hand writing materials, and pencils to ease the burden of not having a printer at home for hands on activities. I have also requested magnetic tiles, play dough, and Sneaky Snacky Squirrel game to foster his love for creativity and interactive play with peers.

I am hoping that having these items at home will help improve his motor skills, social emotional skills and creativity.

Ms. Esther
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
WHIRLT Magnetic Blocks, 40 PCS Magnetic Tiles Building Blocks Toys Set for Kids Preschool Educational Magnet Construction Magnetic Toys for Boys Girls Age 3 4 5 6 7 8 Year Old • Amazon Business $22.98 1 $22.98
Play-Doh HASB5517BAMZ 4-Pack of Colors Gift Set Bundle (12 Cans-48 Oz) • Amazon Business $21.88 1 $21.88
Educational Insights The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Toddler & Preschool Board Game • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
KIDDY DOUGH Tool Kit for Kids - Party Pack w/Animal Shapes - Includes 24 Colorful Cutters, Molds, Rollers & Play Accessories for Air Dry Clay & Dough • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Pentel Hi-Polymer Block Eraser, Large, White, Pack of 10 ZEH-10 Erasers (ZEH10PC10) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Trace Letters: Alphabet Handwriting Practice workbook for kids: Preschool writing Workbook with Sight words for Pre K, Kindergarten and Kids Ages 3-5. ABC print handwriting book • Amazon Business $6.75 1 $6.75
Ticonderoga Neon Pencils, #2 Pre-Sharpened Wood Pencils with Erasers, 18-Count, 13018 • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Number Tracing Book for Preschoolers and Kids Ages 3-5: Trace Numbers Practice Workbook for Pre K, Kindergarten and Kids Ages 3-5 (Math Activity Book) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
STAEDTLER pencil sharpener, premium quality sharpener with screw-on lid, prevents accidental openings, compact size for pencil case and work-station, 511 63BK • Amazon Business $3.69 1 $3.69

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