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Ms. Gibson from Bakersfield CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Life Skills Fun!

Help me give my students items that will assist them in learning valuable life skills as they transition into adulthood, such as a laundry sorter basket, play money items, and headphones.

  • $999 goal

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My Students

My students are energetic and excited to learn! They come to school every day with big smiles on their faces and are a joy to work with. They are working on life and transition skills, such as making change, cooking, and community safety.

My students are ages 18-22 and are learning transition skills to be able to navigate the community successfully when they graduate from our school.

They use the life skill knowledge learned at our school to be able to independently perform self-care and community tasks.

My Project

These materials will make a difference in my students' learning because they will have the necessary tools to learn important life skills as they transition into adulthood.

As a class, we are working on cooking, laundry, functional money, and time skills.

The laundry sorter basket and other items used for doing laundry will help my students learn how to independently do their laundry. The play money items such as the money board game and the calculator cash register will help them learn how to count money and make change for items that they purchase. The headphones will allow the students to complete educational computer activities.

Ms. Gibson
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scholastic News, Grade 2 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 32 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grade 2 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $5.75 11 $63.25
Maxell 190319 Adjustable Wired Stereo Open-air Headphone for Portable Stereos, Boom Boxes and Cassette Players (Value) • Amazon Business $4.00 15 $60.00
Scotch Thermal Laminator, 1 Thermal Laminator with 20 Letter Size Pouches (TL1302VP) • $59.99 1 $59.99
Crayola Bulk Markers and Crayons, 256 Count Classpack • Amazon Business $49.33 1 $49.33
Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears! Movin' Monkeys Building Set, 136 Pieces • Amazon Business $43.90 1 $43.90
Arteza 8"x10" Stretched White Blank Canvas, Bulk (Pack of 12), Primed 100% Cotton, for Painting, Acrylic Pouring, Oil Paint & Wet Art Media, Canvases for Professional Artist, Hobby Painters & Beginner • Amazon Business $21.07 2 $42.14
LEGO Super Heroes Batman: Gotham City Cycle Chase 76053 • Amazon Business $36.95 1 $36.95
BELLA 12 x 12 inch Electric Skillet with Copper Titanium Coating, 1200 Watts (14607) Immersible Non-Stick Multipurpose Skillet with Tempered Glass Lid • Amazon Business $36.17 1 $36.17
AmazonBasics 3-Bag Laundry Sorter • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Learning Resources Money Bags Coin Value Game • Amazon Business $15.89 2 $31.78
Learning Resources Pretend & Play Calculator Cash Register, 73 Pieces • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
BEST LEARNING Learning Clock - Educational Talking Learn to Tell Time Light-Up Toy with Quiz and Sleep Mode for Toddlers Kids • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
BLACK+DECKER 4-Slice Toaster, Extra-Wide, Black, TR1410BD • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Spalding NBA Street Basketball - Official Size 7 (29.5") • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Playskool Heroes Marvel Super Hero Adventures Ultimate Super Hero Set, 10 Figures, Ages 3-7 (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $27.00 1 $27.00
Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint Set, 18 Piece (2-Ounce), PROMOABI Assorted Colors I • Amazon Business $26.32 1 $26.32
Brawny Tear-A-Square Paper Towels, 12 Rolls, 12 = 24 Regular Rolls, 3 Sheet Size Options, Quarter Size Sheets • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Expo Dry Erase Whiteboard Cleaning Spray, 1 gal • Amazon Business $19.78 1 $19.78
QWER Superheroes Party Masks for Children, 20 Piece • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Tide HE Turbo Clean Liquid Laundry Detergent, Original Scent, Single 100 oz • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
Wondertoys Wooden Shape Sorting Clock Educational Toy for Kids • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Downy Ultra Cool Cotton Liquid Fabric Conditioner, 2 Count • Amazon Business $10.75 1 $10.75
12 Superhero Party Bracelets Wristbands for Children Birthday Party Supplies Favors • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95

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