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Ms. Kukalski from Englewood NJ is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Enhancing A Library Media Center

My students need hands-on stem activities, such as Kid K'nex, and ways to relax themselves, such as Tangle.

  • $293 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our PreK and Kindergarten school is located in a diverse town in NJ and serves about 400 students. There are 16 classes of both Pre K and Kindergarten. The student population is very diverse and the abilities of the students vary greatly.

My students are young and eager to learn about many different topics through varying activities.

They love hearing stories and learning through non-fiction books. I would like for them to continue their learning and explore their curiosities through hands-on activities.

My Project

Currently the school has a space which is called a media center, but it needs to be transformed and organized to make it a functioning library media center and more hands-on learning materials need to be added. I am looking to create a media center where the students can come and learn through books, technology and other hands-on experiences. My vision is for the media center to be a learning commons with many various opportunities for learning which will meet the needs of the schools diverse student population.

Creating hands-on learning activities around literacy will help to make the students learning more meaningful.

Such materials as Kid K'nex, Kanoodle, puzzle sets and fidgets will help to enrich the students in various ways. Providing hands-on learning activities will allow the students to explore their ideas and express their own creativity.

Ms. Kukalski
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Westcott 12" TrimAir Titanium Wood Guillotine Paper Trimmer with Anti-Microbial Protection • Amazon Business $32.11 1 $32.11
Storex Small Cubby Bins with Covers, 12.2 x 7.8 x 5.1 Inches, Assorted Colors, Case of 6 (62406U06C) • Amazon Business $30.46 1 $30.46
KID K’NEX – Build A Bunch Set – 66 Pieces – For Ages 3+ Construction  Educational Toy • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Tangle Therapy Relax for Hand and Mind Wellness • Amazon Business $7.29 3 $21.87
Trend Enterprises Furry Friends Let's Read Mini Bulletin Board Set (8 Piece) • Amazon Business $12.13 1 $12.13
Educational Insights Kanoodle Jr. • Amazon Business $12.13 1 $12.13
The Learning Journey Lift & Learn USA Map Puzzle • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
Magnetic Pocket Chart with 10 Dry Erase Cards for Standards,Daily Schedule,Activities,Class demonstrations • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
STEM Bulletin Board Set • Amazon Business $10.54 1 $10.54
Perfect Stix Jumbo Craft Sticks ( Pack of 500ct) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Fidget Toy Stress Relieve Puzzle Cube Ball Rainbow Magic Ball Matching Colors Game for Kids Adults Autism, Anxiety, ADHD & More • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Vkey 500pcs (250 Pair Sets) 3/4" Diameter Sticky Back Coins Hook & Loop Self Adhesive Dots Tapes White-Delivery By FBA • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Educational Insights Kanoodle • Amazon Business $7.37 1 $7.37
Liquid Motion Bubbler for Sensory Play, Fidget Toy, Children Activity, Desk Top, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Pentel Hi-polymer Block Eraser, Large, 3 Pack, White (ZEH10BP3-K6) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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