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Ms. Underwood (Kiefer)
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 10 donors
  • $0 still needed

Every Child Can Learn, They Just Need The Right Materials!

My students need interactive materials like pattern blocks, hands-on centers, paint/paintbrushes, write and wipe alphabet/math cards, playdough, and big reading books.

My Students

Have you ever visited a special education classroom where all they have are textbooks and the students do not have hands-on materials or supplies that are engaging to their needs?

My students are in a 4th-6th grade moderate/severe special education day class that is located in California.

They represent a population of a wide range of disabilities, but I like to say they represent a wide range of abilities instead. They attend a regular, public elementary school.

My Project

I am a first year teacher right out of college, and I am very excited to get started with my classroom! I would really like to provide my students with some materials and resources that are really going to benefit them and their specific needs! I have requested a lot of hands-on math and language arts manipulatives because the students in my class will be more engaged and meet their learning goals with these types of resources rather than textbooks. I have also asked for some basic art materials and some calendar/behavior charts which will help me to get my students into a very crucial daily routine.

I have a really great group of special students who I know would really benefit from having these kinds of materials in their classroom.

Students in special education require a lot of hands-on, creative, and interactive materials and resources. Any donations will really make a difference in my students' achievements and experiences at school!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BK370X - Classroom Favorites Big Books - Set 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $125.00 1 $125.00
LA964 - Adjustable Pocket Chart Stand • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
TT928 - Question of the Day Chart Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
AX30 - Lakeshore Dough Assortment Set 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
TT377 - Who’s Here Today? Attendance Chart • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
RR388 - Classroom Clay & Dough Designer Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LL208 - Add-A-Frog Math Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
TT955 - Counting Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LL499 - Count & Write Math Mats • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
KT2901 - Daily Attendance & Classroom Helpers Chart • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LA1757 - Hands-On Graphing Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
GG297 - Behavior Management Pocket Chart • Lakeshore Learning Materials $21.99 1 $21.99
BA918 - All-Purpose Paintbrush Assortment - Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
JJ532 - Find & Write Alphabet Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
JJ539 - Write & Wipe Alphabet Practice Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
TH4530 - Pattern Blocks Activity Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99

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This project will reach 15 students.

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