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Mrs. Duran from Tempe AZ is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

It's the Little Things...

My students need STEM supplies like magnetic 3-D tiles, TINKERTOY building set, ETI toys and Geostix to help them explore how our world works!

  • $371 goal

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My Students

Our students and families are the heart of our school! It is an exceptional place with a diverse population both ethnically and socioeconomically. Our classroom is a place where they can spread their wings in a safe, fun environment. I offer flexible seating with wobble stools, stability balls, and pillows with low tables. Our classroom is their home away from home and I know that some days they spend more time with me, then they do with their own families. I am dedicated to making sure they feel comfortable, relaxed, and ready to learn everyday! They grow so much in this first year of school, and my number one priority is helping them to love school and giving them confidence as they start their educational journey!

My Project

Today's Kindergarten is all about hands on activities that our kiddos can get totally immersed in! 5 and 6 year olds learn about the world and how things work by doing! From math to measurement, planning to play, these items will help me bring real world objects into our classroom to increase learning and comprehension.

The items I would like in this Donors Choose project will give them many opportunities to learn and grow mathematically and spatially!

Items such as the Geostix and Brain Flakes will provide fine motor practice as well as helping them to flex their creative muscles! The Marble Run and bridges/construction sets will help my kids to learn to plan together and edit their work when those plans don't work out exactly how they wanted them to. They will also get to practice social skills and learn to problem solve with peers! I will make sure to use the items everyday during our "Morning Bin" time, as well as during specific reading and math projects!

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

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
New And Improved Connectics Magnetic Play Tiles 3-D Tiles 100 Piece Set With Durable Carrying Case Educational, Inspirational, Recreational • Amazon Business $49.49 1 $49.49
TINKERTOY 30 Model Super Building Set – 200 Pieces – For Ages 3+ Preschool Educational Toy • Amazon Business $37.26 1 $37.26
ETI Toys | STEM Learning | Original 101 Piece Educational Construction Engineering Building Blocks Set for 3, 4 and 5+ Year Old Boys & Girls | Creative Fun Kit | Best Toy Gift for Kids Ages 3yr - 6yr • Amazon Business $35.99 1 $35.99
Magnetic Building Blocks Toys Set - Tiles Block Toy Kit for Kids - STEM Educational Construction Stacking Shapes - Ferris Wheel and Vehicle Set - 74 pieces • Amazon Business $27.82 1 $27.82
Learning Advantage 21365 Junior Geostix, Grade: Kindergarten to 5, Plastic • Amazon Business $26.86 1 $26.86
Peradix Building Sticks DIY Toys Kids' Soft Bendable Sculpting Sticks Flexible Folding Bending Interlocking Colorful Straw Stem Bar Set for Motor Skill Imagination Education with Storage Bag 111 PCS • Amazon Business $26.59 1 $26.59
Engino Discovering STEM Structures Constructions & Bridges Construction Kit • Amazon Business $25.49 1 $25.49
Marble Genius Marble Run Starter Set - 60 Translucent Marbulous Pieces + 10 Glass Marbles • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
VIAHART Brain Flakes 500 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set | A Creative and Educational Alternative to Building Blocks | Tested for Children's Safety | A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

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