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Mrs. Kendall from Lexington SC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Growing a Positive and Empowering Classroom Community

Help me give my students the opportunity to grow socially and mentally through the use of games, drawing materials, and resistance bands for our classroom chairs to reduce anxiety and stress.

  • $364 goal

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My Students

Helen Keller once said, “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." This beautiful quote truly supports my beliefs about the importance of developing a strong classroom community.

My school is a wonderful place that believes in growing children as thinkers, learners, and respectful citizens.

My new fourth graders may have mixed feelings of nervousness and excitement. I want my students to grow into a family that extends beyond the four concrete walls of our classroom.

My Project

A school isn't just a place filled with textbooks, pencils, and paper. A school is a place filled with children that are eager to learn and grow. I believe whole-heartedly that a teacher must develop a strong classroom community before any real learning can effectively take place.

I want my students to feel safe, loved, and valued so they can comfortably take risks in their learning.

To develop this type of closeness, my students need opportunities for play and talk. Right now, I am lacking the materials to facilitate this kind of learning in my classroom. These games, drawing supplies, building blocks, and chair bands will encourage teamwork, communication, stress relief, and critical thinking which are all very important life skills. Please consider helping us obtain these materials so I can help my students build self-esteem and strong relationships for our classroom to function as a family.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kick Bands Chair Fidget Bands for Kids with Fidgety Feet - School & Classroom Chairs - Flexible Seating Rubber Band ADHD Sensory Fidgets - Kickbands by Solace (10-Pack) • Amazon Business $27.99 2 $55.98
LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box 10698 Build Your Own Creative Toys, Kids Building Kit (790 Pieces) • Amazon Business $47.99 1 $47.99
STENZTIME Ultimate Stencil Set | Large 70 Piece Stencil Drawing Kit and Over 260 Shapes | Ideal Educational Toy and Creativity Kit |The Perfect Kids Gift for Any Occasion! • Amazon Business $16.97 1 $16.97
Brickyard Building Blocks 4 Baseplates, Improved Design 10 x 10 Inches Large Thick Base Plates for Building Bricks, for Activity Table or Displaying Toys (Green, Blue, Gray, Sand - 4-Pack, Assorted) • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
Mattel Games Ker Plunk Game • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Color and Create Your Own Cards Boxed Kit: Greeting Cards for All Occasions • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
Battleship Game • Amazon Business $11.92 1 $11.92
WEofferwhatYOUwant Chairs and Ladders Suspend Family Game - Stacking Balance Game. 44 Individual Pieces. • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Hasbro Guess Who? Classic Game • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
Sorry! Game • Amazon Business $8.77 1 $8.77
Trouble Game • Amazon Business $8.77 1 $8.77
Super Stacks Quick Stacks Cups, Rapid Sport Stacking Cups Speed Training Set of 12 (Green) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
YUEAON 12 Pack Letter and Number Stencils Alphabet Stencil for A5 Bullet Journal Supplies Scrapbooking Painting Drawing Craft -5×7 inch • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
How to Draw Unicorns, Mermaids and Other Magical Friends: A Step-by-Step Drawing and Activity Book for Kids to Learn to Draw Cute Stuff • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Learn to Draw People! (Easy Step-by-Step Drawing Guide) (Young Artist) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Pressman Toys Charades for Kids Peggable Game 3010-12, Multicolor, 5" • Amazon Business $5.97 1 $5.97
How to Draw Faces (Dover How to Draw) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Mattel Games Uno Harry Potter Card Game • Amazon Business $4.97 1 $4.97

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