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Mrs. Wackerle from De Witt IA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Indoor Recess and Comfort

Help me give my students indoor recess options, pillows for our flexible seating area, and a change in lighting our classroom with lamps!

  • $223 goal

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My Students

Our school is located in a small, rural town. It consists of many amazing students who come from four different neighboring towns as well.

The students are busy learning many new things in different ways!

Many of our students are ready to learn and take on the challenges of first grade. As my students are beginning to read and write many words, it is important for them to do so in different ways! It is a new adventure each day and I enjoy having a diverse group of learners.

My Project

Our district recently purchased all new furniture for our classrooms. In my first grade classroom, I now have a sectional couch! My students have asked for pillows to go with the couch as they read to themselves or with a friend. The lamps will be used for soft lighting in our reading area. The fluorescent ceiling lights are so bright and sometimes we need to have less light.

During indoor recess, my students need and want to play!

What a better way to play than to learn as you're working together to create engineering designs with STEM kits. The kids will love building with gears to design and create! While they are playing with the STEM kits, they will actually be learning. Students can build a playground, work together to build with other STEM building materials, and share their creations with classmates. Students learn through STEM by exploring and problem-solving. They will enjoy working together to see what they can make.

Mrs. Wackerle
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gears! Gears! Gears!® 150-Piece Super Building Set • AKJ Education $36.49 1 $36.49
Kenroy Home Incandescent Table Lamp Black Finish (32714BL-WH) • $15.56 2 $31.12
Playground Engineering & Design Building set • AKJ Education $20.43 1 $20.43
Home Brilliant Decorations Throw Pillow Covers 18 x 18 inch Set of 4, Lined Linen Square Pillowcases for Couch, Black • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
KEVA Brain Builders • AKJ Education $11.64 1 $11.64

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