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Ms. Deaton from Modesto CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Keeping Busy With Our Hands

Help me give my students some fun, hands-on activities while social distancing, with items such as: play foam, slime, and jump ropes.

  • $194 goal

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My Students

I'm fortunate to be part of a school that strives for excellence. We meet students' needs with rigorous teaching strategies, and we expect only the best from our students.

My school is proud to be a Leader in Me school that works on taking the 7 Habits of author Steven Covey, making them age-appropriate, and working them into our school campus so that students begin to see their campus as a way to show leadership.

Leader in Me is not a curriculum, but rather a way of doing life on the school campus through awareness of how we learn and grow, and how we speak and treat one another.

Students learn the habit of solving conflicts, and then they become conflict managers. This is just one way the Leader in Me program looks on our campus. Students take the 7 Habits that are taught to them and begin to think of ways they can take ownership of their campus through leadership. Whether it's a 5th grader helping a 1st grader to read, students setting goals and overcoming academic obstacles, or students seeing a need to clean their campus, these are all ways that the 7 Habits teach students to lead.

My Project

I am requesting some play foam and slime for students to have at their desks to use when they first enter the classroom before school starts. Students come in 30 minutes before the first bell rings, and I need to have some activities ready for them to do at their desks while they social distance. I am also requesting some candy bars to use for our math fraction lessons to teach about part and whole of fraction. Students will enjoy manipulating the candy to solve various fraction problems. I am also requesting enough jump ropes, and bean bags for tic-tac-toe, to be used during our physical education time outside. Students will use these to work on hand-eye coordination.

Ms. Deaton
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 25 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Bulk Holiday Candy, 4.4 Ounce, Extra Large Bars, 12 Count • Amazon Business $17.76 2 $35.52
7-Foot Jump Ropes, 12-Pack - Pink, Blue, Black, White Skip Rope for Exercise - Sports & Outdoor Activities for Kids, Adults, and Athletes - Toys, Games, Family Fun • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Super Z Outlet Nylon Cornhole Bean Bags Toy Set Sack Hand Toss Games Weights for Kids (5" x 5" Assorted Colors) (24 Pack) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Educational Insights Playfoam Combo 8-Pack | Non-Toxic, Never Dries Out | Sensory, Shaping Fun, Arts & Crafts For Kids | Perfect Stocking Stuffer for Ages 3 and up • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Skittles & STARBURST Candy Full Size Variety Mix 37.05-Ounce 18-Count Box • Amazon Business $13.24 1 $13.24
Glow in The Dark Slime, 24 Pack Multi Colors Crystal Galaxy Slime - Green, Blue, Pink, Yellow, Purple and Orange Color Birthday Gifts for Kids Girl and Boys • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$121.71

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.14

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$164.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.06

Total project goal

$193.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$193.74

2 Donors

-$164.68

Donations toward project cost

-$164.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$29.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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