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Ms. L. from Philadelphia PA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learn With Lester the Toucan

Help me give my students a dry erase board to see our daily activities through virtual instruction and a social skills puppet for our virtual meets.

  • $160 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Good morning class! I love your beautiful smiles!"

Each and every day, my students love to learn and play together.

We truly enjoy our time together in our Google Meets. We work as a team to build strong bonds as we transition deeper into virtual learning. I teach a group of students who love to move and interact with each other! I work with a wide range of visual and hands-on learners! My students truly make me happy! My students are my kids!

My students and I are a school-based family who sticks together through thick and thin. We enjoy sharing, learning, and working together as a team. My students look forward to group work and our virtual brain break time!

My Project

Each and every day I wrote our daily sight words, sounds, math equations, and more on our dry erase whiteboard. My students would follow along as I pointed to each letter, word, sound, or equation. The dry erase whiteboard l will be used for direct instruction in the home. The puppet will be used to engage my learners at home. My students currently engage in breathing exercises with a visual print out of Lester the Toucan. I would love to bring Lester to life for my student to engage in calm breathing techniques, which are incorporated into our social skill groups.

Ms. L.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
JOYOOSS 19.3" x 26.8" U-Stand Whiteboard Portable Magnetic Easel Dry Erase Board Height Adjustable Rotating Foldable & 360° Rotating Flipchart Easel for Home Office School Outdoor (Black) • Amazon Business $68.99 1 $68.99
The Puppet Company Large Birds Toucan - Green Billed Hand Puppet • Amazon Business $25.12 1 $25.12
3 Color Accordion Folder Document Holder for School Office Travel. Expanding File Folders 13 Pockets Plastic Expandable File Jackets A4 Letter Size. (pink2) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
3 Color Accordion Folder Document Holder for School Office Travel. Expanding File Folders 13 Pockets Plastic Expandable File Jackets A4 Letter Size. (pink2) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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