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Mrs. Atwood from Floral Park NY is requesting educational kits & games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

More Meaningful Manipulatives for Marvelous Minds

My students need learning manipulatives like fidgets, puzzles, paints, and coloring books to help them socialize and learn.

  • $205 goal

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My Students

My students are very energetic, eager-to-learn children. They come to school every day with a smile and are always ready to learn new things. The school environment seemed scary in the beginning of the year, considering many of the children come from non-English speaking households. However, once the school year got started and they learned routines, they started to feel much more comfortable.

Kindergartners love to play as well as help each other.

They don't realize they are learning at the same time as they are playing! I want to keep this momentum going for them to experience the joy of learning.

My Project

Receiving more hands-on manipulatives for the students to learn from will greatly increase their chances of learning how to read, write, do math, and socialize.

Arts and crafts, sensory materials and building activities help the students be creative, expand their thinking and teaches them to dream big!

By having new learning materials in the classroom, the students will be eager and energetic to keep on learning, even after a very long day of curricular lessons. Having a little bit of free time and choice helps to allow the students to feel independent and relaxed, as they are enjoying what they are doing, instead of being drilled with material that might be too hard, or not make sense to them.

Snap and Click Fidgets, a twist and shape puzzles, Creative Brain Flakes interlocking discs, Monkey Foam, Do A Dot paint markers and coloring books will help to support my students creativity, social and emotional growth!

Mrs. Atwood
Grades PreK-2
  • PS 191 Mayflower
  • Floral Park, NY
  • More than half of students from low‑income households

    This project will reach 20 students.

    1 donor has given to this project.

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Snap And Click Fidgets, Set Of 6 Twist And Shape Puzzle Toy, 10.75 Inches (Assorted Colors) 24 Links Each For Sensory Relief Fidget, Party Favor, Stocking Stuffers For Home And School Reward • Amazon Business $10.99 3 $32.97
Creative Kids Brain Flakes – Large 1400 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set for Safe, Fun, Creative Building – Educational STEM Construction Toy for Boys & Girls – Recommended Ages 3 and Up • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Do A Dot Art! Markers 6-Pack Rainbow Washable Paint Markers, The Original Dot Marker • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Monkey Foam - 5 Giant Blocks in 5 Great Colors - Perfect for Creative Play - Classroom Pack • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Do A Dot Art Farm Animal Friends Creative Activity Coloring Book • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Emoji Keychain 27 Pack Birthday Party Supplies Favors by Time-killer Gift for Kids Students Christmas (Pack of 27) • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Fun-to-Know® Puzzles: What Comes Next? • Amazon Business $8.44 1 $8.44
Do A Dot Art! Mighty Trucks Creative Activity and Coloring Book • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Do A Dot Art! Discovering My World Creative Activity and Coloring Book • Amazon Business $6.96 1 $6.96

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