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Mrs. Gliniecki from Roanoke VA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

In Touch With Discovery

Help me give my students a 120-pocket chart, number balance, and other "hands on" materials to keep on discovering.

  • $325 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Children are curious by nature. The students in our classroom are no different. They love to explore, investigate, analyze, and draw conclusions on observations they have made individually or cooperatively with other students. Our classroom of 18 students is part of a bigger school setting with all students receiving free breakfast and lunch daily. Almost half of the students in our classroom receive ESL services, where English is a second language to them and their families.

Not only are "hands on" opportunities extremely beneficial to the ESL population, but also to our community as a whole.

Our classroom is one where students use their senses and are allowed to "play" while learning takes place. It is fun, inviting, and creates friendships with the other students and myself as the teacher.

If you were to walk into our classroom, this is what you would see every day for almost the entire day.....students having fun with their learning.

My Project

My project is to use materials for encouraging students' learning and being successful at understanding concepts. These will be used during small group instruction and "hands on" cooperative learning stations, in which the students love so much and look forward to every day! The dry erase lap boards and dry erase board erasers can be used for all subject areas to construct correct sentence structure, spelling words, and solving math problems. The magnetic tens frames and 1 to 120 pocket chart can be used for counting. Geoboards and shape templates will be used to discover shapes. The number balance will be used for understanding equality. The bucket balance is for measuring. Counting bears, fact family dry erase boards, big foam dice and pattern block cards will be used for counting, creating patterns, and understanding subtraction in relation to addition.

Our classes have enjoyed these same materials so much in the past, that they have become very worn and tattered to the point that some of these exciting products can no longer be used by the students.

We are in need of replacing the old and worn with the new and exciting to make our students' learning more fulfilling and challenging. All these materials can and will help the students bond with each other, learn to work together as a team by compromising, and most of all, they help increase each individuals learning style by discovering, analyzing and drawing conclusions.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SpriteGru Magnetic Ten-Frame Set, including 5 frames (no hollowed out) and 55 colorful discs • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
Learning Resources Classpack Geoboards, 7 Inches, Set of 10 • Amazon Business $27.97 1 $27.97
Carson Dellosa Numbers 1-120 Board Pocket Chart (158180) • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Learning Resources Counting Bears - Counter Set with 80 Pieces • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Educational Insights Number Balance • Amazon Business $18.59 1 $18.59
Blue Summit Supplies 12 Pack Dry Erase Lapboards, Ideal for Teachers, Students, Sunday School, Group Participation and Road Trips, 9 x 12 inch, 12 Pack • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Learning Resources Primary Bucket Balance, Ages 3 and Up • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
Learning Resources LER3799 Write & Wipe Fact Family Boards • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Learning Resources Mathlink Cubes, Educational Counting Toy, Set of 100 Cubes • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Learning Resources Primary Shapes Template Set • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Big Foam Playing Dice (4-Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $11.61 1 $11.61
Premium Magnetic Dry Erase Erasers | 12-Pack | Magnetic Whiteboard & Chalkboard Erasers | Dry Erasers for White Boards | Perfect Erasers for the Classroom, Home or Office! • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Learning Advantage 8837 Pattern Block Activity Cards (Pack of 20) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Learning Resources Two Color Counters, Red and Yellow, Pack of 200 • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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