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Ms. Stoecker from Fort Worth TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Feeding The Mind While Feeding The Brain

My students need new seating for groups and snacks for snack time to help them have successful transitions. We need a glider rocker, couch, granola bars, and book baskets.

  • $1,518 goal

This project expired on May 8, 2018.

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My Students

I have twenty amazingly active, eager learners who love to move around a lot. Learning is always enjoyable, and there is never a dull moment. We come from all areas and many different backgrounds; our school is in a very low income area, and most only get the chance to eat at school.

I strive to run a successful class daily, but know helpful instruction includes having proper materials and nutrition.

With the help of Donors Choose, I hope to help my students excel the best they can.

My Project

The materials I have requested will make a difference because the food will nourish my children, allowing them to feed their bodies which will help their brains function at a higher thinking capacity. They struggle to find proper nourishment already, coming to school a lot of times not having eaten since they came to school the day before. I can only do my best as their teacher to provide as much as possible for them to be able to help them thrive.

The furniture will give them a comfy place to learn as they are practicing their reading skills; I know reading is a new concept for them, but we are developing tomorrow's future and I want the best for them so that they want to learn.

I want them to have the desire to learn as much as I have the desire to teach them!

Ms. Stoecker
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
RR364 - Read & Relax Comfy Couch • Lakeshore Learning Materials $449.00 1 $449.00
GR290 - Classroom-Safe Glider Rocker • Lakeshore Learning Materials $449.00 1 $449.00
RR690 - Toddler Soft & Safe Tree Seats • Lakeshore Learning Materials $169.00 1 $169.00
Frito Lay Variety Pack, Variety Mix, 60 Bags/Case • $33.99 2 $67.98
Nature Valley Crunchy Granola Variety Pack 98 Bars/Box (41124) • $16.65 4 $66.60
RR371 - Plastic Book Baskets - Set of 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99

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