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Ms. Gardia from Oxnard CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Future Heroes in their Community

My students need books and toys to help learning about how they can create a fulfilling and successful future for themselves.

  • $1,299 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I love being a teacher and a mommy! I was a good teacher before I had kids, but I am better teacher now that I have my own kids at home. I realize that: 1. Each of my students are someone's children and I would want my own children's teachers to give their best, each and everyday; both academically and emotionally. 2. I want my students to feel like their is hope for their future. That they truly can do anything with HARD-WORK. 3. I want to build my students confidence, allow them to use their imaginations and acquire both a strong academic foundation and good set of life skills that will help them succeed.

I wake up each and everyday and try to give my students my best!

I want them to know that they are very important to me and that I believe in them.

As a public educator I have many grand ideas, but to fund those ideas can be daunting.

My Project

We are beginning our unit on community helpers. Learning about community helpers, their different jobs and how they impact our community. It is important to us that we allowing students to explore many different jobs and see if they have any interest in pursuing these careers for their futures.

For example, we will use the headphones to access different online resources that will assist in students self discovery.

The small figures and wooden blocks will allow students to interact with the different professions through play. The puppets and costumes will be used in the dramatic play center and allow students to act out the roles of community helpers. We plan to use the puzzles, owl pellets, magnets to build up our center time and create a more enriching environment for our TK students. Books will read during story time to introduce and reflect on different jobs.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 26 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magna-Tiles Clear Colors 100 Piece Set • Amazon Business $119.99 2 $239.98
LL680X - Toddler Career Costume Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $169.00 1 $169.00
Kids Headphones - noot products K11 Foldable Stereo Tangle-Free 3.5mm Jack Wired Cord On-Ear Headset for Children (Navy/Teal) • Amazon Business $15.99 8 $127.92
TT740X - Let’s Talk! Community Helpers Puppets - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
GG872 - Lakeshore Community Garages - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
RR653 - Lakeshore Community Block Play People • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 2 $69.98
GR931 - Community Play Carpet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Student Owl Pellet Kit • Amazon Business $22.95 2 $45.90
LM826 - Hardwood Community Vehicles - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
CP Toys Wooden Community Helpers for Block Play / 25 Pc. Set • Amazon Business $18.92 1 $18.92
The Learning Journey Match It! Who Am I? • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
Whose Hat Is This?: A Look at Hats Workers Wear - Hard, Tall, and Shiny (Whose Is It?: Community Workers) • Amazon Business $8.18 1 $8.18
Clothesline Clues to Jobs People Do • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Whose Tools Are These?: A Look at Tools Workers Use - Big, Sharp, and Smooth (Whose Is It?: Community Workers) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39

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