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Mrs. Barrett from Bronx NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Determined for Distance Learning

Help me give my students the items they need, including butterfly gardens, LEGO kits, and more, for an engaging distance learning experience.

  • $688 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My class consists of 6 amazing students. My students have autism and are using Google Classroom and ClassDojo to complete work assignments. Due to their diagnosis, they struggle with sudden changes. At this time, they are missing their school routine and the familiar faces that they know and love. Many of my students lack the supplies and tools needed to complete many hands-on activities at home.

My Project

Distance learning can be hard for many students, especially those with autism. Many hands-on resources are not available to my students in their home environment. I would like to help make their transition easier and less stressful by providing some of these resources to them. Right now, my students are still getting used to the transition out of the classroom.

Therefore, I would like to bring items into their homes to make this change easier for them.

I have chosen many hands-on activities that they will enjoy, while still helping with their educational journey at home. Some of these items include LEGO kits, butterfly gardens, and engaging fine motor activities. These items will allow my students to receive hands-on learning that they can not receive at home by means of a computer screen or tablet. My students do not have access to this type of learning in their homes. With these items, they will be able to practice these skills interactively each day.

Mrs. Barrett
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Insect Lore Butterfly Garden: Original Habitat and Live Cup of Caterpillars – Life Science & STEM Education $28.46 6 $170.76
LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696 Building Toys for Creative Play; Kids Creative Kit (484 Pieces) $27.99 6 $167.94
Write-On Wipe-Off Let's Write Words (Highlights™ Write-On Wipe-Off Fun to Learn Activity Books) $11.68 6 $70.08
Coogam 32 PCS Jumbo Nuts and Bolts Set Shapes and Colors Matching Toys Occupational Therapy Tools Screw Nut Toy Sorting Building Construction Fine Motor Skills for 1 2 3 Year Old Toddlers Baby $9.02 6 $54.12
Fiskars Pre-School Training Scissors, Color Received May Vary (194900-1001), Multicolor $7.84 6 $47.04
Scissor Skills Preschool Workbook for Kids: A Fun Cutting Practice Activity Book for Toddlers and Kids ages 3-5: Scissor Practice for Preschool ... 40 Pages of Fun Animals, Shapes and Patterns $5.99 6 $35.94

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