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Ms. Mongar from Ames IA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands on Tools for Life Long Skills!

Help me give my students a world view through exploring an interactive globe and map!

  • $567 goal

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My Students

I love my students. They are so empathetic and understanding towards one another. They do a wonderful job of working hard, and are very open to talk about when they are struggling with a social or academic concept. My classroom is very unique and has a large range of kids from a variety of backgrounds and economic levels. In my room alone, there are five different home languages represented.

It's so encouraging to see that although my students come from so many backgrounds, they are able to work together cohesively to learn and grow.

I continually try to bring in opportunities for students to build a community of learners.

My Project

We are requesting various building sets, a wireless doorbell, table spots and an interactive globe and map. These resources will help my students learn the content of Social Studies and Science in a unique way. The interactive map and globe will allow students to access multiple parts of the world in a unique way. The LEGOs will be used in a variety of content areas, math, literacy, and science. In math we will use them while learning about fractions, in literacy we will build and create scenes from our books, and in science they can be used as we build sound proof wall models. The light shades will help my students feel more comfortable in the classroom and allow me to keep all the lights on. There are students who complain of headaches and we often turn off a set of lights to appease this.

Ms. Mongar
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 22 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box 10698 Build Your Own Creative Toys, Kids Building Kit (790 Pieces) • Amazon Business $47.99 2 $95.98
Abilitations Cozy Shades Softening Light Filters - 54 x 24 inches - Pack of 4 - Striped Green, Blue and Purple • Amazon Business $34.99 2 $69.98
Snap Circuits Pro SC-500 Electronics Exploration Kit | Over 500 Projects | Full Color Project Manual | 75 + Snap Circuits Parts | STEM Educational Toy for Kids 8 + • Amazon Business $65.99 1 $65.99
Shifu Orboot (App Based): Augmented Reality Interactive Globe for Kids, Stem Toy for Boys & Girls Age 4 to 10 Years | Educational Toy Gift (No Borders, No Names On Globe) • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
BEST LEARNING i-Poster My USA Interactive Map - Educational Talking Toy for Kids of Ages 5 to 12 Years • Amazon Business $48.54 1 $48.54
Klutz Lego Chain Reactions Science & Building Kit, Age 8 • Amazon Business $19.14 1 $19.14
365 Things to Do with LEGO Bricks: Lego Fun Every Day of the Year • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
The Lego Ideas Book: Unlock Your Imagination • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
The Original Table Spots for Teachers | Highest Quality! No Staining, No Shadowing, Complete Erase! Dry Erase, 10 Pack Multicolor Circles, Wall Stickers, Decals • Amazon Business $16.49 1 $16.49
Wireless Doorbell - SadoTech Door Bells & Chimes Wireless Door Bell Kit - Over 1000 feet Range with 52 USA Doorbell Chime, Adjustable Volume, LED Flash, Model C, various color doorbells • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97

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