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Mrs. Frick from Rockwell NC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Start the Day With Play!

Help me give my students items to play with during morning choice time.

  • $498 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As you enter the front doors of my school, you hear music playing, children laughing, and a lot of talking. Everyone is happy and cheerful. They are excited to be at school! I teach at a rural school nestled in the Piedmont region of NC. We serve students who come from all walks of life; however, a large majority of our students come from low income homes. For a lot of the students in my school, school is their happy place.

My school is like family.

All of the students know they matter. They also know they have a lot of cheerleaders and mentors to help them when they need it.

In my classroom, students are 21st century learners. Each day they come to school, they work collaboratively with their peers to solve problems and become global citizens. They are aspiring teachers, artists, sports stars, chefs, veterinarians, law enforcement officers, and the list goes on. My students are an inspiration to me and because of their DREAMS. They push me to be a better teacher each and every day!

My Project

During the 2019-2020, my school will be implementing a renewal plan, which is a district initiative, that will focus on personalizing learning to meet our students' needs.

These materials will help fulfill one of the goals of our renewal plan which is doing away with traditional morning work and allowing students to come in and "play".

While this time will look like play time to students, they will be working on crucial skills that all students need to be successful. These skills include communication, leadership, critical thinking, and artistic expression.

"Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning, but for children, PLAY IS SERIOUS LEARNING." Play is really the work of childhood."

--Fred Rogers

Mrs. Frick
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Building Blocks Set for Preschool, Toddlers and Kids of All Ages STEM Educational Toy • Amazon Business $28.99 2 $57.98
Bristle Interlocking Building Blocks, Stem Learning Idea Memory Gifts for Early Skill Development, Creativity Sensory Toys for Toddlers & Kids 3,4,5,6 Years Old • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
VIAHART Brain Flakes 500 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set | A Creative and Educational Alternative to Building Blocks | Tested for Children's Safety | A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $14.98 2 $29.96
Building Blocks Set for Preschool, Toddlers and Kids of All Ages STEM Educational Toy • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
ETI Toys | STEM Learning | 505 Piece Mosaic Puzzle; Build Cat, House, Alligator, and More! 100% Non-Toxic, Fun, Creative Skills Development! Best Gift, Toy for 3, 4, 5 Year Old Boys and Girls. • Amazon Business $22.22 1 $22.22
cossy STEM Learning Toy Engineering Construction Building Blocks 208 Pieces Kids Educational Toy for Boys and Girls Ages 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Year Old (208 Pcs) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Chess/Checkers/Backgammon Set • Amazon Business $8.95 2 $17.90
Straw Constructor STEM Building Toys 300 pcs-Colorful Interlocking Plastic Enginnering Toys- Fun- Educational- Safe for Kids- Develops Motor Skills-Construction Blocks- Best Gift for Boys and Girls … • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Straw Constructor STEM Building Toys 300 pcs-Colorful Interlocking Plastic Enginnering Toys- Fun- Educational- Safe for Kids- Develops Motor Skills-Construction Blocks- Best Gift for Boys and Girls … • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
EMIDO 480 Pcs Building Toy Building Blocks Bars Different Shape Educational Construction Engineering Set 3D Puzzle , Interlocking Creative Connecting Kit, A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
VIAHART Brain Flakes 500 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set | A Creative and Educational Alternative to Building Blocks | Tested for Children's Safety | A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
JOYIN 196 Pcs Marble Run Compact Set, Construction Building Blocks Toys, STEM Learning Toy, Educational Building Block Toy(156 Translucent Plastic Pieces+ 40 Glass Marbles) • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
JOYIN 196 Pcs Marble Run Compact Set, Construction Building Blocks Toys, STEM Learning Toy, Educational Building Block Toy(156 Translucent Plastic Pieces+ 40 Glass Marbles) • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Mattel Games Ker Plunk Game • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Lewo 130 PCS Wooden Pattern Blocks Geometric Shape Puzzles Classic Educational Toys Tangrams Set for Kids with 24 Design Cards • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Hasbro Guess Who? Classic Game • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
Don't Break the Ice Game • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
Hasbro Gaming Don't Spill The Beans Game • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49

Materials cost

$359.61

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$28.05

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$423.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.66

Total project goal

$497.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$497.71

7 Donors

-$447.71

Donations toward project cost

-$380.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.15

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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