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Mx. Besa Mulaye from Washington DC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Happy Therapy!

My students need fun S.T.E.M. toys like LEGO sets and slime kits to keep them engaged in sessions.

  • $287 goal

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My Students

A majority of students in our school come from an economically disadvantaged background and as a result all our students are eligible for free and reduced lunch services. Nevertheless, if you met them it is unlikely you would witness signs of maladaptive behaviors as they are happy children who love school and are eager to learn.

Our school is very diverse; we have families from all over the world.

In fact, 44% of our students are English learners.

I am excited to offer and nurture a safe space where they can explore feeling comfortable enough for us to engage in meaningful, open conversation.

My Project

I chose fun activities to keep my students engaged while we talk about topics related to their psychosocial development. For instance, while we play a game of checkers or make slime, we can talk about the importance of empathy and brainstorm specific examples from the students' life when empathy would be important.

I intend to meet with my students one-on-one over the course of the school year for about 30 minutes each time to do an activity and learn a social skill that contributes to their psychosocial development.

I chose toys/activities like LEGO sets and slime kits because they also promote S.T.E.M. (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) development.

Mx. Besa Mulaye
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LEGO City Pickup & Caravan 60182 Building Kit (344 Piece) • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
ESSENSON Slime Kit Slime Supplies Make Your Own Slime, Slime Making Kit for Girls Boys Kids, Includes Clear Crystal Slime, Slime Containers, Foam Balls, Fruit Slices, Fishbowl Beads, Sugar Paper • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
LEGO City Fire Ladder Truck 60107 • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
ThinkFun Zingo Bingo Award Winning Game for Pre-Readers and Early Readers Age 4 and Up • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
LEGO Disney Princess Elsa's Market Adventure 41155 Building Kit (125 Piece) • Amazon Business $15.30 1 $15.30
Mattel Games Uno Attack Game • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
Elmer's Washable Translucent Color Glue, Great for Making Slime, Assorted Colors, 5 Ounces Each, 4 Count • Amazon Business $13.85 1 $13.85
Mattel Games Apples to Apples Junior - The Game of Crazy Comparisons! • Amazon Business $12.13 1 $12.13
LEGO Friends Stephanie’s Soccer Practice 41330 Building Set (119 Piece) • Amazon Business $10.33 1 $10.33
Hasbro Connect 4 Game • Amazon Business $8.77 1 $8.77
Continuum Games Checkers, One Size • Amazon Business $8.33 1 $8.33
LEGO City Airshow Jet 60177 Building Kit (87 Piece) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Subay Wooden Tetris Puzzle 40Pcs Colorful Tangram Brain Block Intelligence Puzzle for Preschool Children Playing • Amazon Business $7.68 1 $7.68
LEGO Friends Stephanie’s Bedroom 41328 Building Set (95 Piece) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Elmer’s Glue Deluxe Slime Starter Kit, Clear School Glue & Glitter Glue Pens, 12 Count • Amazon Business $6.91 1 $6.91

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