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Ms. Crane from El Dorado Hills CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindergarten Smorgasbord!

Help me give my students a wide variety of hands on materials that will give them the opportunity to learn through doing, building, and playing!

  • $522 goal

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My Students

This will be my first year in a Kindergarten classroom and while I'm absolutely terrified of wrangling a bunch of 5-year-olds for full-day kindergarten, I'm also extremely excited for all of the fun, growth, and play-based learning that will happen!

Kids all learn in such different ways and creating an environment where the kids are supported is my ultimate goal!

Kindergarten is a year of exploration, growth and building foundational skills through play and practice. I'm excited to foster all of those skills through many different modalities.

My Project

While they may be young, that doesn't mean that the kindergarten classroom can't develop a solid foundation for some of the most advanced academic fields such as science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, also known as STEM. By giving the students access to materials like tracks, Kinetic Sand, magnets, tweezers, and more they will be able to practice such essential skills that develop the whole child including social skills and perseverance which is absolutely necessary for our kids to thrive in collaborative work environments!

Nurturing the 21st-century skills early on and fostering a love for creating, building and problem solving will set them up for success for the rest of their lives!

I am excited to get these materials into the classroom and to see how inspired and creative the kids can be!

Ms. Crane
Grades PreK-2

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC926 - Classroom Magnetic Letters Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Sterilite 19638606 Large Clip Box, Clear with Blue Aquarium Latches, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $41.54 1 $41.54
LC126 - Alphabet Learning Locks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Melissa & Doug Safari Buddies Hand Puppets Puppet Set (6 Hand Puppets) • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Wooden Train Track 52 Piece Pack - 100% Compatible with All Major Brands Including Thomas Wooden Railway System - by Right Track Toys • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Learning Resources Dive into Shapes! A "Sea" and Build Geometry Set, 129 Pieces • Amazon Business $24.49 1 $24.49
LC127 - Unlock It! Number Match • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LA278 - Uppercase Alphabet & Number Dough Stampers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LC471 - Jumbo Magnetic Ten-Frames - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Orbrium Toys 12 (18 Pcs) Wooden Engines & Train Cars Collection with Animals, Farm Safari Zoo Wooden Animal Train Cars, Circus Wooden Train Compatible Thomas The Tank Engine, Brio, Chuggington • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Kinetic Sand Beach Sand Kingdom Playset with 3lbs of Beach Sand (ages 3+) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Learning Resources Counting Cows Toy Set, 20 Pieces • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Melissa & Doug Jolly Helpers Hand Puppets, Puppet Sets, Construction Worker, Doctor, Police Officer, and Firefighter, Soft Plush Material, Set of 4, 14” H x 8.5” W x 2” L • Amazon Business $14.01 1 $14.01
Learning Resources Snap-n-Learn Alphabet Alligators • Amazon Business $12.90 1 $12.90
Learning Resources Gator Grabber Tweezers, Fine Motor Toy, Various Colors, Set of 12, Ages 2+ • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Acerich 300 Pcs Colored Pipe Cleaners Chenille Stems for DIY Art Craft Decorations (6 mm x 12 inch) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Carl & Kay [250 Pcs] 1 Inch Pom Poms in Bright & Bold Assorted Colors | Craft Pom Pom Balls | Pompoms for Crafts | Pom Pom for Crafts | Craft Pom Poms for Crafts • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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