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Mrs. Berk from Chester VA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Morning Work Bins That Develop Creativity and Teamwork!

Help me give my students K'nex, puzzles, Interlox, and Magna Tiles. These students are creative and curious. They need the ability to express that creativity and be excited to walk through the door every day!

  • $534 goal

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My Students

I am a classroom teacher of second grade kiddos! There are typically 25 students in the classroom at a time with a lot of moving around. We enjoy doing projects, group work, task cards, and stations.

My students are beautifully creative, energetic learners, and bursting with energy.

They have a span of amazingly unique backgrounds to share with us and each is important and special.

Differentiated instruction is important to me and flexibility is important to my students.

My students are kind and considerate which helps them work well together. They are at a wonderful age of curiosity, creativity, and wonderment.

My Project

Each morning my students walk through the door excited to see me and their friends and then audibly groan when they see morning work sitting on the back table for them to do. What is the purpose of this morning work? To reinforce the lessons from yesterday? I want them to be excited to walk through the doors and want to come to school each day.

I want to give my students a chance to express the wonderful curiosity, wonderment, excitement, and natural energy of a second grader through team work and cooperation.

The morning bins of K'nex, puzzles, Interlox, and Magna Tiles will give them the ability to use their natural curiosity to build and create things together as a team. This will build relationship skills that will benefit them beyond second grade and throughout their lives.

Mrs. Berk
Grades PreK-2

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BUILDING TILES CLEAR COLORS SET OF 100 • School Specialty $113.59 1 $113.59
SET KNEX IMAGINE CREATION ZONE • School Specialty $24.84 2 $49.68
BUILDING BLOCKS INTERLOX SET OF 96 • School Specialty $17.03 2 $34.06
INTERLOX DISCS - SET OF 96 • School Specialty $17.03 2 $34.06
PUZZLE USA FOAM MAP • School Specialty $33.36 1 $33.36
PUZZLE WORLD FOAM MAP • School Specialty $33.36 1 $33.36
GEO SHAPE LACING - SET OF 9 • School Specialty $30.31 1 $30.31
GEOBOARDS 11 X 11 SET OF 6 • School Specialty $29.46 1 $29.46
PUZZLE FLOOR US/WORLD MAP SET • School Specialty $21.79 1 $21.79

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