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Mrs. Kaye from Worcester MA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Little Hands, Big Minds

My students need hands-on materials and activities to promote a life long love of learning!

  • $568 goal

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My Students

I work with special education students in a co-taught Kindergarten classroom. My students are new to school and need as much hands-on, play as possible while learning key skills to be successful. My school is in an urban setting with the majority of the students receiving free and reduced lunch. The school is diverse and works hard to meet the needs of all its students. I modify and accommodate curriculum, use music and STEM activities to increase independence and learning, and allow students to learn in the way that is most appropriate and successful for them.

My Project

Kindergarten is where it all begins! As children begin school in Kindergarten they must adjust to a whole new, sometimes scary, world. Students learn better when they can hold, touch, and feel the materials.

My students' young minds crave new information and are excited by new things!

Being able to have hands-on materials and activities that allow them to explore and question is a key to future success. Early integration of science and math concepts can instill a life long love of school and promote the joy of discovery. All children deserve to have their love for learning nourished and encouraged!

Mrs. Kaye
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fellowes SATURN 3i 125 Thermal and Cold Laminating Machine • $169.99 1 $169.99
3M Lamination and Adhesive Transfer Refills for DL951, Front and Back Lamination, 100'/Roll • $54.99 1 $54.99
DG546 - Magna-Tiles® - Starter Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $52.99 1 $52.99
TC768 - Link-Together Sentence Block Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Sparkling Play Sand - 2 LBS of Shimmering Sand with Castle Molds and Tray (Pink) - A Kinetic Sensory Activity • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Printwrite Experience Paper 8.5 x 11 - 250pk • Teachers' School Supply $17.65 1 $17.65
Tell-A-Tale Cooperative Board Game - Barnyard • Kaplan Early Learning Company $15.26 1 $15.26
Count Your Chickenstm Cooperative Board Game • Kaplan Early Learning Company $14.41 1 $14.41
Scrabble(r) Boggle(r) Game • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.56 1 $13.56
Learning Resources - Grouping Circles 2/pk 20 Diameter • Teachers' School Supply $12.99 1 $12.99
Didax - Tactile Sandpaper Numerals • Teachers' School Supply $12.95 1 $12.95
Candy Land(r) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.86 1 $11.86

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