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Mrs. Owen from Brigham City UT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Mind the Gap!

Help me give my students hands-on materials to engage them in learning!

  • $984 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach full-day kindergarten at a low-income, Title I school in northern Utah. My school has a diverse population of students, including a high population of English Language Learners. My students are curious and excited about learning. They need to be given the resources, experiences, and opportunities to be successful now and in the future.

For these students, early childhood education and early intervention are critical.

The impact of COVID-19 has created gaps in learning that we are trying to address and correct. I see the need for intervention in academics, such as reading and math, but also in social and emotional learning. Many students were not able to attend preschool programs because of the pandemic and are missing these critical skills to set them up for success later on.

My Project

As a teacher, I need to "Mind the Gap" and engage my learners in high-quality intervention and instruction in my classroom.

My scholars need hands-on, engaging materials to help them learn all the necessary skills for success now and in the future!

I need dry erase boards, markers, and magnetic letters for them to work on literacy skills. I need building materials that they can use to develop oral language and social skills. They need high-interest objects they can use to count, pattern, and use to solve math equations. All of these materials will help my kindergarten scholars to thrive in their schooling!

Mrs. Owen
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 20 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Letters • LEGO Education $114.95 1 $114.95
BR569 - Clip Create Builders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 2 $79.98
Crayola Kid's Markers, Broad Line, Assorted Colors, 256/Carton (58-8201) • Staples $74.98 1 $74.98
Magnetic Ten Frame Answer Boards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $28.76 2 $57.52
DD152 - Double-Sided Magnetic Number Tiles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC926 - Classroom Magnetic Letters Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LL786X - Double-Sided Magnetic Write Wipe Mini Board - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $48.99 1 $48.99
Avery Easy Peel Laser Color Coding Labels, 3/4" Dia., Assorted Colors, 1008 Labels Per Pack (5474) • Staples $13.79 3 $41.37
TT811 - Double-Sided Magnetic Letter Tiles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
TRU RED Pen Dry Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Black, 36/Pack (TR54570) • Staples $18.29 2 $36.58
LC1666 - Dinosaur Counters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $26.99 1 $26.99
Magnetic Wands - Set of 6 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.46 2 $26.92
DD747 - Hands-On Counting Tray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 2 $25.98
LL426 - Squeeze Scoop Count Ice Cream Shop • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Pet Counters - Set of 72 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $19.76 1 $19.76
Jumbo Size Farm Counters with Five Animals • Kaplan Early Learning Company $19.76 1 $19.76
Avery Hand Written Color Coding Labels, 1/4" Dia., Assorted Colors, 192 Labels/Sheet, 4 Sheets/Pack (5795) • Staples $8.49 2 $16.98
LC582 - Translucent Color Chips • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
Bingo Chips with Steel Rim - Set of 100 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $4.46 2 $8.92
Softsoap Soothing Aloe Vera Liquid Hand Soap, 50 Oz. (US05264A) • Staples $6.99 1 $6.99

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