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Ms. Evans from Port Arthur TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Materials for Little Hands

Help me give my students lots of letters, numbers, counters, and Play-Doh to learn with this year!

  • $299 goal

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My Students

I am a 3rd year teacher that is moving to teach Kindergarten next year! Teaching is my passion & working with the littlest learners is what I have always felt called to do. My classroom has always been full of energy & innovation. I go to work daily with the hope I can give each and every one of my students a loving, safe environment to learn!

I teach Kindergarten at a Title I school in Texas, where we are still recovering for the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey.

Most of the students in my district lived through a rough time in their short lives due to the Hurricane in 2017. However, these students are resilient & eager to learn. Many of these children lost everything in the storm, are still displaced, & unfortunately lacking basic necessities, but they show up every morning trying their best to smile. My students are survivors & they deserve the best!

My Project

Kindergarten aged children learn in so many different ways, but one of the most effective ways is through a " hands on" approach. The best way to incorporate this into a classroom is by using a large selection of different tools for the students to get their hands on. Unfortunately, schools do not always provide these materials for us teachers.

Little hands need to touch & play with a variety of letters and numbers on a daily basis to build their foundation for reading in the future!

Using Play-Doh helps build fine motor skills in young children that leads to properly gripping pencils & writing correctly.

These manipulatives and Play-Doh will be used in my classroom for centers, learning games, & small groups. I would love to be able to give my Kindergarten babies a multitude of resources to help build their letter & number recognition skills.

Ms. Evans
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 24 students.

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225Pcs Magnetic Letters and Numbers for Kids with Double-Side Magnet Board and Storage Box - ABC Uppercase Lowercase Foam Alphabet Letters for Toddlers - Classroom Home Education Spelling Learning Set • Amazon Business $23.99 2 $47.98
Coogam Magnetic Letters 208 Pcs with Magnetic Board and Storage Box - Uppercase Lowercase Foam Alphabet ABC Magnets for Fridge Refrigerator - Educational Toy Set for Classroom Kids Learning Spelling • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 24-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Multi-Color, 3-Ounce Cans, Ages 2 and up, Multicolor (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Learning Resources Mini Muffin Match Up Counting Toy Set, Fine Motor, 76Piece, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $16.79 1 $16.79
Learning Resources Fruity Fun Counters, Educational Counting & Sorting Toy, Set of 108 • Amazon Business $16.54 1 $16.54
Learning Resources Smart Snacks Alpha Pops, Alphabet Matching & Fine Motor Skills Toy, 26 Piece, Ages 2+ • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
JCREN Magnetic Alphabet Magnets Letters and Numbers Toy ABC 123 Fridge Plastic Toy Set Educational Magnetic in Bucket Preschool Learning Spelling Counting Uppercase Lowercase Math Symbols for Toddler • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Learning Resources Baby Bear Counters, Color Recognition, Math Skills, 102 Pieces, Assorted Colors, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Learning Resources Jumbo Magnetic Uppercase Letters, 40-Piece • Amazon Business $14.19 1 $14.19
72 Rainbow Colored Counting Bears with Cups for Children, Montessori Toddler Learning Toys, Colorful Educational Tool for Learning STEM Education, Mathematics, Counting and Sorting Toys for Autism • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Pandapia 44 PCS Play Dough doh Tools Playsets Molds Cutters Party Pack for Toddler Preschool Toys Classroom Carnival Prizes • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 10-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 2-Ounce Cans, Ages 2 and up, (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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