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Ms. Blaney from East Boston MA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Stay Healthy! Let's Stay Active!

Help me give my students materials to use during the colder months for indoor recess when we will go outside as often as we can but still need to plan to have activities for inside.

  • 3 donors
  • $541 goal

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My Students

I teach in a low-income urban school in an inclusion classroom where all the students qualify for free meals. My students come from diverse backgrounds making this class a wonderful celebration of the community. My students are curious, energetic, playful, and full of excitement when learning new things. They love hands-on activities, especially ones that involve arts and crafts, science experiments, and engineering projects.

My Project

Keeping children active can be as important to their learning as academic instruction. With some children in my class needing physical and occupational therapy, we want Stepping Buckets Balance Builders and other items to build their strength, balance, and confidence in fun and active ways. The materials in this project can help with these goals.

Also in this project are some materials to make playdough using culinary cream of tartar and food coloring which is something we use often in our preschool classroom.

Children love to use playdough in dramatic play scenarios, making pizza, muffins, and cookies. It's a wonderful sensory material that also encourages language development as children make bids to one another as they play.

In addition, my class is at school for a long day. We have before school and after school care. They need snacks in the mid-afternoon and so, Cheerios are a simple, delicious snack that all my students enjoy.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
School Smart Stepping Buckets Balance Builders - 5 x 12 inch - Set of 6 - 2 Each of 3 Primary Colors - 018901,Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $55.57 1 $55.57
Magna Tiles Rectangles Expansion Set, The Original Magnetic Building Tiles for Creative Open-Ended Play, Educational Toys for Children Ages 3 Years + (8 Pieces) • Amazon Business $24.04 2 $48.08
Hey! Play! Hopscotch Ring Game-10 Multi-Colored Plastic Rings and 15 Connectors for Indoor or Outdoor Use-Fun Creative Play Set for Girls and Boys • Amazon Business $19.95 2 $39.90
Magna Tiles Polygons Expansion Set, The Original Magnetic Building Tiles for Creative Open-Ended Play, Educational Toys for Children Ages 3 Years + (8 Pieces) • Amazon Business $19.26 2 $38.52
McCormick Culinary Cream of Tartar, 25 oz - One 25 Ounce Container of Cream of Tartar Powdered Thickening Agent for Egg Whites, Meringues, Angel Food Cake, Cookies, and More • Amazon Business $16.59 2 $33.18
WALIKI Hopper Ball for Kids| Hippity Hop | Jumping Hopping Therapy Ball | Field Day | Blue (Ages: 3-6 (18"/45CM)) • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
Magna-Tiles Cars Expansion Set, The Original Magnetic Building Tiles For Creative Open-Ended Play, Educational Toys For Children Ages 3 Years + (2 Pieces) • Amazon Business $14.49 2 $28.98
Trademark Innovations Speed Training Hurdles (Pack of 5), 6" • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
HABA Animal Upon Animal - Classic Wooden Stacking Game Fun for The Whole Family (Made in Germany) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Watkins Assorted Food Coloring, 1 Each Red, Yellow, Green, Blue, Total Four .3 oz bottles • Amazon Business $5.86 4 $23.44
AIVIAI Dance Scarves Music Scarves for Children Movement and Juggling 12pcs • Amazon Business $9.98 2 $19.96
Champion Sports Speed Ring Set Yellow, One Size • Amazon Business $18.66 1 $18.66
Cheerios, Breakfast Cereal with Whole Grain Oats, Gluten Free, 20 oz • Amazon Business $4.64 4 $18.56
hand2mind Plastic Small Write-On/Wipe-Off Dice for Kids Ages 5-8, Dry Erase Surface On All Sides, Draw Letters, Numbers, and Numeral Operations, 4-Color Dice Measures 2-Inches (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95

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