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Teacher Mayerhoff
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Family Matters

My students need to express their creativity, increase their vocabulary and express any problems with a dollhouse and furniture.

My Students

It's the new school year and I am getting ready. I checked out my class and noticed we have 8 special needs and 10 regular education students. I work in a Title One School, which means these students really do not have much. I am determined to make sure these students have a positive experience. I have 5 students returning and I want their time in my room just as enriching as their year before. Having the same students means I have to find different ways of challenging them. The one great part is I know their strengths and weakness. They are a really great classes and always tried their best . They really deserve the best.

Each year there are different needs that you have to address.

I found working with them on an individual basis you learn so much academically and personally. They come to school with great happiness wanting to learn. I have witnessed for some this is the only time they can interact with other children their own age.

My Project

My students have a very rough life on the whole. I found when they role play I can find some underlining problems. You can learn so much from a child from just listening. These students escape and take on the role of their mother, father, siblings, etc.. At times they pretend to be a hero a policeman, fireman, aunt, uncle etc..

On a creative side some students like to become decorators.

They design their house, change furniture, speak with their classmates and ask what they think. They learn how to work together and solve problems. It is so important that they learn how to use their voices and know that their voice counts.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ906 - Giant Classic Dollhouse • Lakeshore Learning Materials $179.00 1 $179.00
JJ907 - Classic Dollhouse Furniture • Lakeshore Learning Materials $139.00 1 $139.00

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This project will reach 18 students.

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