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Mrs. Sandoval from Hermantown MN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Little Learners, Big Learning

Help me give my students magnetic letter boards, letter construction magnets, and tempera paint sticks!

  • $597 goal

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My Students

Many of us have heard the poem, "Everything I need to know, I learned in Kindergarten." That is what I hope I can give to each and every Kindergartner in my class and more. My students who are inquisitive and exploring, are excited to be at school. My goal is to keep it that way! We discover, sing ABC and phonics songs, and learn to cooperate and care for each other.

More than anything I love to see their confidence grow as they discover how to solve problems themselves.

I am always working to improve the quality of education I can give my students by putting tools and materials in their hands that allow them to think, problem solve, and be creative. My students are full of excitement and wonder as they start their Journey called "Kindergarten." I hope to set them up with a journey that includes a passion for learning and confidence to engage and achieve.

My Project

In my class we read and write EVERY DAY. The Magna Doodle will be used by the teacher as a great way for me to model writing quickly to students Students can also use this board to quickly erase their work to write some more! The listening phones will also help us during independent literacy work time. Kids will use them when they are reading independently. The various markers and paint pens, will help my students get excited about writing and even the most reluctant learners eager to write letters, words, and sentences. Students will use these materials to write sight words and stories in their shared writing notebooks. They will encourage kids to choose writing during independent work time when I add them to the Daily 5 choices.

Students get excited about reading when they become part of the story!

The Finger puppets and figurines will help my students meet grade level standards of telling and retelling familiar stories such as "The Gingerbread Man" and "The Three Little Pigs." These items along with the other manipulatives will add STEM into our class literacy time by allowing students to create story scenes that will be an extension to the stories they write. They will be able to share these stories by taking photos and video to share.

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This project will reach 23 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LEGO City Town Fun in the Park - City People Pack 60134 Building Toy • Amazon Business $65.00 1 $65.00
Skoolzy Educational Toys for Toddlers - Jumbo Create O Flakes Brain Building Blocks - STEM Toys for Boys & Girls Ages 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Old - 120pc Occupational Therapy Toddler Toys • Amazon Business $18.99 2 $37.98
LEGO Classic Gray Baseplate 10701 Building Toy compatible with Building Bricks for Kids Play (1 Piece) • Amazon Business $11.99 3 $35.97
Learning Resources Letter Construction, School Activity Set, Play School, 60 Pieces, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $35.49 1 $35.49
Fiesta Crafts Gingerbread Man Finger Puppet Set • Amazon Business $33.15 1 $33.15
STORi Clear Plastic Magazine Holder • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
Tempera Paint Sticks, 30 Colors Solid Tempera Paint for Kids, Super Quick Drying, Works Great on Paper Wood Glass Ceramic Canvas • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
Learning Resources Candy Construction Building Set, 92 Pieces • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Magnetic Letter Board,ABC Free Play Doodle Board Magnetic Alphabet Letters Tracing Board,A to Z STEM Toys,Writing Learning Drawing Tablet with Stylus for Preschool,Toddler,Kids • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Learning Resources Magnetic Letter and Number Construction Set, Soft Foam Magnetic Shapes, Uppercase and Lowercase Letters, Teaching Aids, 262 Pieces, Grades Prek+, Ages 4+ • Amazon Business $18.34 1 $18.34
Lakeshore Hear Myself Sound Phone • Amazon Business $9.14 2 $18.28
Magnetic Drawing Board Kids | 4 Color Zone Erasable Magna Doodle Pad Educational Sketching Boys Girls 3 Years Up - Orange and Yellow • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Agirlgle Creative Wood Building Blocks Tree Set for Kids Children Men Preschool Boys and Girls DIY Learning Educational 3D Wooden Assembled Toys Tile Game —Home Office Decor (Four Colors Leaves) • Amazon Business $15.96 1 $15.96
Agirlgle Creative Wood Building Blocks Tree Set for Kids Children Men Preschool Boys and Girls DIY Learning Educational 3D Wooden Assembled Toys Tile Game —Home Office Decor (Green Leaves) • Amazon Business $15.96 1 $15.96
BMAG Kids Free Play Doodle Drawing Board for Kids,Magnetic Drawing Board Tablet pad,Learning and Writing STEM Travel Toy for Toddler • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Rainbow Tweezers - Motor Skill Development Toy for Toddlers - Teach Sorting, Counting, and Other Early Mathematics Skills - Sensory Learning Tools for Kids in 6 Colors - Montessori, Preschool Supplies • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Melissa & Doug Let's Play House! Condiment Set (Pretend Play, Sturdy Metal Caddy, Realistic Sound Effects, 6 Pieces, Great Gift for Girls and Boys - Best for 3, 4, and 5 Year Olds) • Amazon Business $11.50 1 $11.50
Self-Outline Metallic Markers, 8pcs Double Line Pen Bullet Journal Pens & Colored Permanent Marker Pens for Kids, Adults, Amateurs and Professionals Illustration Coloring Sketching Card Making • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
iMagitek Story Telling Time Finger Puppets, The Three Little Pigs Animal Finger Puppet Toy Educational Toys Fairy Tale Toy Plush Puppet Storytelling Doll • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
StillCool Kitchen Toys Children Play Kitchen Game Food Toy for Kids Early Development, Learning, Birthday Gifts (6pcs Wooden Eggs) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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