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Mrs. Mannella from Ham Lake MN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

First Grade Is DINO-Mite!

Help me give my students hands on activities to learn about dinosaurs and fossils.

  • $201 goal

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My Students

My students come to class every day eager to learn something new. They are eager to learn and soak up everything I can teach them. My students are hard workers who are willing to work together to solve a challenge. They are energetic and passionate about learning.

My students are curious, inventive, and love to explore the world around them.

They enjoy experiments, experiences, and games that help them learn how the world works. They especially like real life examples and hands-on materials.

My Project

Our last science unit of the year is about dinosaurs, fossils, and extinct species. Our last Social Studies unit of the year is about life in Mexico and speaking the Spanish. I'm looking for activities to help keep my students engaged in learning at the end of the year.

These materials would help give my students a hands on experience with their Science and Social Studies topics.

They would be able to use STEM skills to build dinosaur models, examine real fossils, and pretend to be archaeologists by digging for dinosaurs and fossils.

They will be able to apply what they have learned in class through different hands on activities like the different Spanish and dinosaur games.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dinosaur Toys Take Apart Toys With Tools (218 pieces) - Pack of 6 Dinosaurs - Construction Engineering STEM Learning Toy Building Play Set - Toy for Boys & Girls Age 3 - 12 years old • Amazon Business $29.97 1 $29.97
National Geographic Ultimate Dinosaur Play Sand - 2 Lbs. of Sand, 6 Molds, 6 Figures & Activity Tray, Jurassic Planet • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Blu7ive Hatch and Grow Easter Dinosaur Eggs Novelty Hatching Dinosaur Toys Dinosaur Party Supplies for Kids (60 Pack) • Amazon Business $17.96 1 $17.96
Kinetic Sand, 3lbs Beach Sand for Ages 3 & Up (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $12.97 1 $12.97
Fossil Box with Study of Fossils Booklet by Fossil Gift Shop • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
C.R. Gibson English and Spanish Matching Board Game for Kids, 48pc • Amazon Business $12.61 1 $12.61
C.R. Gibson 'When I Grow Up' Kids Memory Matching Game • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Safari Ltd Ancient Fossils TOOB with 10 Toy Figurines Including Dino Footprint, Giant Crab, Ammonite, Raptor Claw, Fossilized Frog, Trilobite, T-Rex Tooth, Fossilized Fish, Dino Skin, and Sea Scorpion • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
Ingenio Spellable Bilingual Spelling Game • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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