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Mrs. Bryant from Cleveland TX is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Make Sense of Our Senses!

My students need books and center activities to help them understand their 5 senses.

  • $244 goal

This project expired on December 21, 2010.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember when you discovered your 5 senses? Did you need help making sense out of all of them? My Kindergarten students need your help to learn about and discover their 5 senses!

I teach Kindergarten in a title 1 school to ESL students.

My students come from lower income homes and many of them struggle with the English language. They need to be able to see and manipulate objects to help them understand the concepts that they are being taught. Kindergarten students are also naturally curious and eager to learn. They are very active and like to play as they learn.

My Project

The materials that I am requesting will allow my students to explore their 5 senses in an active way. The 5 senses center sets will allow the students to explore their senses in a variety of ways by touching, smelling, tasting, hearing and seeing. These center sets will allow them to understand how their senses work and why they are important in their daily lives. The books that I am requesting will also help them further understand their senses by hearing literature that is on their level explain the senses.

This project is important to me because as adults we take our senses for granted and don't really realize that a 5 year old is aware that they can see,hear, taste, smell and touch, but they don't understand the senses or why they have them.

It is important to me that my students learn in a fun, exciting manner. I like to know that my students are having fun while they are learning. I have discovered that if my students are having fun, they absorb more.

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

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30 donors30 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RE993 - Five Senses Theme Book Library • Lakeshore Learning $34.50 1 $34.50
FF944 - Five Senses Theme Box • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
TT691 - Five Senses Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
LL364 - 5 Senses Discovery Center • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
GG355 - Sort & Match Five Senses Game • Lakeshore Learning $34.95 1 $34.95

Materials cost

$174.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$211.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.66

Total project goal

$243.57

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$243.57

30 Donors

-$243.57

Donations toward project cost

-$211.91

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.66

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$0.00

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