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Mrs. Pestick from Mechanicsvlle VA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Face-to-Face Materials

Help me give my students access to a wide range of materials needed to learn on a daily basis, all while staying safe and socially distant.

  • $562 goal

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My Students

My students are fifth graders with a wide range of interest, hobbies, and talents. These students come from a variety of backgrounds. They are excited learners who are ready to be back in the classroom. My students typically learn best with hands-on activities and lessons. I love to see my students fully engaged with activities that captivate them from start to finish.

My Project

The 2020-2021 school year will be different for all students nationwide. Our county is offering for students to come to school face-to-face 100% of the time. With this, students will not be able to share materials needed to stay fully engaged throughout the day. This project gives each student in my class a bin of materials and manipulatives just for personal use. This will help students learn because they will still be able to have hands on learning while staying safe and not sharing with other students. Each student will keep their bin with them at school and can take them home each day to have the materials at home if needed.

Mrs. Pestick
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 24 students.

14 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
hand2mind Plastic Rainbow Fraction Tiles, Bulk Math Manipulative Kit for the Classroom (15 Sets of 51 Tiles), Model:42856 • Amazon Business $56.40 2 $112.80
Staples Snap Plastic Case, Clear (22859) • Staples Advantage $3.29 24 $78.96
Reusable Ziplock Bags 14 pack BPA Free Environmentally Friendly Leakproof Silicone and Plastic Free, Food/Sandwich/Storage/Snack Organizing Container Freezer Safe 7 Sandwich Bags & 7 Snack Bags- Clear • Amazon Business $13.99 3 $41.97
Pen Pal Pen Holders, 50 Pieces per Bag, Assorted Colors (PENPAL-1) • Amazon Business $35.09 1 $35.09
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 50- Value Pack Case of Colors , Non-Toxic , Assorted Colors , 1-Ounce Cans • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
AmazonBasics Heavy Duty Dry Erase Ticket Holder Pockets 8.5" X 11", Pack of 25 • Amazon Business $21.30 1 $21.30
AmazonBasics Retractable Ballpoint Pen - Assorted Colors - 24-Pack • Amazon Business $10.33 2 $20.66
Favourde 48 Pack Magnetic Whiteboard Dry Eraser Chalkboard Cleansers for Classroom, Home and Office (Blue) • Amazon Business $15.98 1 $15.98
Neliblu Why Worry? Be Happy! Neon Yellow Smile Funny Face Stress Balls - Happy Smile Face Stress Balls for Kids and Adult Anxiety Relief - Bulk Pack of 24 2" Stress Smile Squeeze Balls - Fun Toys • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97
Paper Mate White Pearl Erasers, Large, 12 Count • Amazon Business $6.98 2 $13.96
Bookmarks Cards For Kids (60 Pack)- Hilariously Silly Jokes Series 2- Funny and Hilarious Learning Pack - Excellent Party Favors Teacher Classroom Reading Rewards and Incentive Gifts for Young Readers • Amazon Business $13.58 1 $13.58
TICONDEROGA Pencils, Wood-Cased, Unsharpened, Graphite #2 HB Soft, Yellow, 96-Pack (13872) • Amazon Business $10.28 1 $10.28
Post-it Notes, Canary Yellow, Call out Important Information, Recyclable, 3 in. x 3 in, 12 Pads/Pack, 100 Sheets/Pad (654) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Black Dry Erase Markers Low Odor Fine Whiteboard Markers Thin Box of 30 • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Mr. Pen Highlighters, Assorted Colors, Pack of 28 • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Carson-Dellosa Blank Student Number Lines Manipulative, 30/Pack • Staples Advantage $8.99 1 $8.99

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