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Ms. Pollina from Boonton NJ is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Morning Tub Fun!

Help me give my students materials for morning tubs that would allow for collaboration, social interactions, team building experiences and a pleasant way to start each day.

  • $296 goal

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My Students

My students are from various backgrounds and levels of learning. Some students have been in daycare or preschool and for others it's their first time being in school. Some students spend hours coloring and others have never even held a pencil. This year my class will be comprised of 18-20 students, some of which English will be a second language for them.

Despite all of our different backgrounds and experiences, my students are creative, caring, inquisitive, and eager to learn.

I would like to start the day off with morning tubs. Starting the day with play based learning just seems so developmentally perfect to me and I know my students will love it!

My Project

Mornings should begin with routines. What better way then to start off with community building, learning how to work together, and hands on activities. I am looking for materials that I can put on tables each morning that the students can work on for the first 15 minutes together in small groups independently while I handle all of the morning housekeeping that goes along with starting our day. These materials promote building, problem solving, and cooperation. Morning tubs are a great way to get the children focused and ready to learn using play and teamwork. Additionally, I hope starting the morning with some problem solving and hands on activities will engage the students from the start of the day and get them ready to learn from the start.

Ms. Pollina
Grades PreK-2

This project will reach 20 students.

12 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
WishaLife 250 Pieces Toy Pipe, Tube Locks Set, Tubular Spout Construction Building Blocks Set, Fun Educational STEM Building Construction Toys with Wheels, Parts and Storage Box for Kids Boys Girls • Amazon Business $30.99 1 $30.99
Building Blocks Set for Preschool, Toddlers and Kids of All Ages STEM Educational Toy • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
Fat Brain Toys Squigz Starter Set, 24 Piece • Amazon Business $25.95 1 $25.95
Learning Resources Gears! 100 Piece Deluxe Building Set, Construction Toy, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $22.07 1 $22.07
ZOOB 0Z11125 125 Moving Mind-Building Modeling System, Assorted Colors, 125-Pieces • Amazon Business $19.52 1 $19.52
Elongdi 130 Pieces - Magnetic Building Sticks Building Blocks Set, Magnet Educational Toys Magnetic Blocks Sticks Stacking Toys Set, Non-Toxic Building Toy 3D Puzzle with Storage Bag • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
Soyee Magnetic Blocks STEM Educational Toys for 3+ Year Old Boys and Girls Creative Construction Fun Magnetic Tiles Kit Gifts for Toddlers - 30pcs Starter Set • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
iPlay, iLearn Kids Chunky Brain Snow Flakes Toys, STEM Building Gear Sets W/ Sounds, Interlocking 3D Puzzle Set, Learning, Educational Gift for 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Year Olds, Boys, Girls, Toddlers • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
VIAHART Brain Flakes 500 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set | A Creative and Educational Alternative to Building Blocks | Tested for Children's Safety | A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
EMIDO Building Blocks Kids Educational Toys STEM Toys Building Discs Sets Interlocking Solid Plastic for Preschool Kids Boys and Girls, Safe Material for Kids - 120 pieces with Storage Bag • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99

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