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Mrs. Chandler from Las Cruces NM is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Digging Up Math and Language

Help me give my students laminating sheets, page protectors, a sand table and tools to create a kinetic center for students to explore math and language art skills.

  • $277 goal

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My Students

We're a very active Kindergarten. Students are always on the move to centers and guided reading or math groups to learn the standards we are trying to cover and keep them engaged. We love to use technology in centers and guided groups, as well as in our thematic units.

I have a classroom with students ranging from Kindergarten in abilities below grade level with special needs to above.

We have a wide range of abilities which need major differentiation. The wonderful thing about my class is that students can work at their own ability level. I do not like to limit my students to what is taught at their grade level. On the other hand, I have students who are working at a slower pace. We are working on being good leaders in our community by learning manners and treating others with kindness.

My Project

Our kindergartners love sensory play. Sensory play is such an important part of early childhood development. The sand table will be a popular center each day in our classroom. The sand table will be used in both math and language arts. Students will dig and build on their skills during center work. The sand table is versatile and can be used with sand, water, beads and various items to match our kindergarten themes. My young learners enjoy moving and exploring new things.

Using a sand table will allow my students to move, explore and learn.

A new sand table and materials will jump start more creative play in our classroom.

Mrs. Chandler
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 23 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA308 - Giant Economy Sand & Water Table • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.99 1 $99.99
LA314 - Top for Giant Economy Sand & Water Table • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Immuson Thermal Laminating Pouches 8.9 x 11.4, 3Mil Thickness, Crystal Clear Finish, 500 Pack ¡­ • Amazon Business $32.11 1 $32.11
Dragon Too Kids Beach Toy Set –19 Piece Kit in Mesh Backpack Bag - Shovels, Scoops, Buckets, Waterfall, Shapes and More for Sand Castles, Water Play and Sand Boxes • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Better Office Products Sheet Protectors, 200 Piece • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98

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