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Mrs. Hoguet from Collinsville IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands On, Happy Students!

My students need Gaiam balance balls to use as flexible seating options. They also need hands-on building materials such as Picasso tiles, interlocking plastic discs, and straw building blocks.

  • $246 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kindergarten students come from a variety of educational backgrounds. Some students are very underprepared for kindergarten, while others need to be challenged from the start. About half or 51% of the students at my school are considered low income and receive free lunch.

All of my students share a love for learning and play!

With the use of these new "toys", the students will create and build while learning at the same time! Incorporating flexible seating in the classroom is an excellent way for students to become comfortable and ready to learn.

Ultimately, I want my students to have the best kindergarten experience as possible. With more hands-on activities for students to manipulate, I can achieve this goal.

My Project

My students need flexible seating opportunities in the kindergarten classroom. With the use of the Gaiam balance balls, they will be able to get their wiggles out while learning at the same time. The balls have legs which will allow them to stay in one spot and not roll across the room.

Hands-on materials are an important part of a positive learning environment.

With the use of the hands-on materials, such as the Picasso tiles, interlocking plastic discs, and straw building blocks, my students can create and build different designs. STEM education is an important aspect of education. Math and Science is incorporated into the use of these items without my students even realizing it. Hands-on materials make learning fun for everyone!

Mrs. Hoguet
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Lime Green, 45cm • Amazon Business $19.98 4 $79.92
PicassoTiles 100 Piece Set 100pcs Magnet Building Tiles Clear Magnetic 3D Building Blocks Construction Playboards, Creativity beyond Imagination, Inspirational, Recreational, Educational Conventional • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Creative Kids Flakes – 1400 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set for Safe, Fun, Creative Building – Educational STEM Construction Toy for Boys & Girls - Non Toxic – Ages 3 and Up • Amazon Business $23.98 1 $23.98
RisingStar Interlocking Toys - Educational Straw Building Blocks for Boys and Girls - Safe and Fun Straws and Connectors Set - Colorful Construction Builders for Motor Skills Development - 340 Pieces • Amazon Business $21.97 1 $21.97

Materials cost

$175.86

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$208.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.79

Total project goal

$245.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$245.29

1 Donor

-$243.53

Donations toward project cost

-$208.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.03

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

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$0.00

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