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Ms. Peterson from Hermantown MN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-On Learning in Kindergarten

Help me give my students snap together letter blocks, twist and turn word builders, and other educational manipulatives that will support their learning in the classroom!

  • 4 donors
  • $501 goal

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My Students

I have a great group of 24 kindergarteners who are eager to learn. My students especially enjoy hands-on and engaging activities, which they will remember far beyond the classroom. Throughout the day, the students visit many different learning centers that assist them in practicing the different skills needed in order to be successful in kindergarten.

All of my students are unique in their own way.

Because of this, I find it so important to approach learning from a variety of perspectives. My students seem to learn best through using manipulatives and concrete objects. My goal as an educator is to provide rich learning experiences which will meet the needs of all learners in my classroom.

My Project

The materials listed in this project will allow students to practice essential math and literacy skills through hands-on learning. Materials such as the snap together letter blocks and crayon word building center, will encourage students to explore letter recognition and basic phonics skills. Additionally, the leapfrog scribble and write, along with the lakeshore magnetic board will assist students with letter formation and handwriting practice.

Not only will these materials support students in the areas of math and literacy, they will also inspire children to think creatively and collaboratively through play.

For example, the treehouse imagination builders set will allow students to work and play together in an imaginative setting.

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF525 SnapTogether Letter Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
HH238 Treehouse Imagination Builders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LA645 Activity Tree for Chicka Chicka Boom Boom • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
PP838 SnapBots • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LeapFrog Scribble and Write • Amazon Business $19.83 2 $39.66
DD316 Twist Turn 3Letter Word Builders Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
AA719 Magic Board Printing Practice Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GS364 Geostixsupsup • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC113 Letter Crayons Word Building Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Kaskey Kids Hockey Guys – Inspires Imagination with Open-Ended Play – Includes 2 Full Teams and More – For Ages 3 and Up • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
PP717 Lakeshore Magic Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99

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