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Ms. Kari from Manchester NH is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learn by Playing in Pre-K

Help me give my students a variety of challenging, hands on materials to supplement and enhance our learning centers.

  • $587 goal

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My Students

I teach at a Title one Pre-K- 5 public elementary school. It is a diverse school with many English language learners as well as low income students. My wonderful Pre-K students are creative, curious, and very busy. Many of them have a developmental delay and have communication, sensory, motor, and social issues. My students have many different learning styles and learn best through play and hands on activities. They learn through whole group activities and small group, center based learning. I hope to provide my students with opportunities that will fit their needs in order for them to be able to learn and grow.

My Project

The materials that will be purchased with your generosity will help to supplement our learning centers. This is my first year teaching this age group and I do not have enough hands-on manipulatives. I want to add a variety of materials like Magna Tiles, letter sets, puzzles, counters, building sets, and other items that will help preschoolers with fine motor skills, academic skills, and language opportunities.

My students need lots of opportunities to engage in social interactions to get them talking and learning!

These materials will help them learn at their own pace so that they can all be successful and have fun learning.

Ms. Kari
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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ECR4Kids Scoop-Front Storage Bins, Easy-to-Grip Design Storage Cubbies, Kid Friendly and Built to Last, Pairs with ECR4Kids Storage Units, 10-Pack, Clear • Amazon Business $39.99 2 $79.98
PicassoTiles 100 Piece Set 100pcs Magnet Building Tiles Clear Magnetic 3D Building Blocks Construction Playboards, Creativity beyond Imagination, Inspirational, Recreational, Educational Conventional • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
72PCS Pipe Building Set For Pre-Kindergarten Toys , Plastic DIY Educational Construction Blocks With Wheels , Assembling Interlocking Sets Develops Motor Skills For 3, 4 And 5+ Year Old Boys & Girls • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Constructive Playthings PLD-36 Alphabet & Number Clay Stampers • Amazon Business $27.62 1 $27.62
Gamenote Classroom Magnetic Alphabet Letters Kit 208 Pcs with Double-Side Magnet Board - Foam Alphabet Letters for Preschool Kids Toddler Spelling and Learning Colorful • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Sun Flex Creative Building Blocks,Star Interlocking Learning STEM Toy, Construction Kit Educational, Spatial Imagination, Brain Development For Kids & Nursery Preschool, Boys Girls Ages 4 5 6 7 Safe • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
AOLIGE Wooden Puzzles for Toddlers 1 2 3 Years Old Vehicle Jigsaw Educational Toys Pack of 8 • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Learning Resources Lacing Alphabet • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Bambookids Rainbow Counting/Sorting Bears with Matching Cups and Original Printed Activity Cards | Large Tweezer and Storage Container | Color Sorting Toys for Toddlers | Montessori Counting Toys • Amazon Business $20.95 1 $20.95
Learning Resources LER6402 Lowercase Lacing Letters • Amazon Business $20.49 1 $20.49
Patterned Stacking Peg Board Set Toy | Montessori Occupational Therapy Early Learning For Fine Motor Skills, Ideal for Toddlers and Preschooler, Includes 36 Plastic Pegs & 2 Boards, 4 Sides | Storage • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Dreampark Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles, 6 Pack Vehicle Puzzles for Kids Toddlers 1 2 3 Years Old Educational Toys Gifts for Boys and Girls • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Learning Resources Link 'N' Learn Links, Bucket of 500 Assorted Color Links, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $16.29 1 $16.29
Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles for Toddlers Age 2 3 4 5 Year Old, Preschool Animals Puzzles Set for Kids Children, Shape Color Learning Educational Puzzles Toys for Boys and Girls (8 Pack) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Learning Resources All About Me Family Counters, Assorted Colors and Shapes, Set of 72, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Learning Resources Lowercase Alphabet Stamps, Classroom Teacher Accessories, 34 Pieces, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Learning Resources Primary Shapes Template Set • Amazon Business $12.30 1 $12.30
ALEX Toys Art Wooden Dough Tools Set • Amazon Business $12.00 1 $12.00
Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles Set for Kids Age 2-5 Year Old Animals Preschool Puzzles for Toddler Children Learning Educational Puzzles Toys for Boys and Girls (4 Puzzles) • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
Learning Resources Three Bear Family Pattern Cards, Early Learning, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59

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