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Ms. Dinsdale from Pasadena TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mornings Make a Difference!

Help me give my students a super start to their day with morning choice activities!

  • $410 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am in my third year of teaching third grade in Texas. I am new to teaching reading in a 2 way rotation. We have a range of students from low income to average income, the majority receiving free and reduced lunch. We have a strong set of teachers supporting our students and have a number of students with disabilities and specialized learning needs. I love building classroom community and place great value on the importance of building friendships and developing relationships. They are passionate about learning various ways to express their feelings! I see about 40 unique and creative students daily who are learning ways to act and engage with each other. We have a perfect blend of students with varying needs. Each of their special personalities makes our classroom the amazing learning environment that it is! We enjoy working together and supporting each other as we learn and grow everyday!

My Project

When you're 8 years old, mornings can be tough! In my classroom, I want to ignite creativity first thing and get students brains working right off the bat. I know this will be a great motivator to get students up and eager to come to school each morning.

Students will use these materials to work together to get their brain juices flowing from their first steps in my door.

Students will have the opportunity to choose what activity they want to participate in each morning. They will also have the opportunity to build relationships and work together at all of these morning rotations.

What would you choose? Free art? Team building block? Magnetic building? Board games? With these supplies, our possibilities are endless! We want to make mornings fun!

Ms. Dinsdale
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Create 'N Carry 75Piece Art Kit Art Gift for Kids 5 & Up, 2-in-1 Portable Lap Desk & Carry-Case for Child Artists On-The-Go, Includes Markers, Crayons, Colored Pencils & Paper, Styles May Vary • Amazon Business $12.99 4 $51.96
PicassoTiles 100 Piece Set 100pcs Magnet Building Tiles Clear Magnetic 3D Building Blocks Construction Playboards, Creativity beyond Imagination, Inspirational, Recreational, Educational Conventional • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
AILUKI 110 PCS Magnetic Blocks Building Set for Kids, Magnetic Tiles Preschool Educational Construction Kit Toys for Girls & Boys • Amazon Business $31.99 1 $31.99
Creative Kids Flakes – 1400 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set for Safe, Fun, Creative Building – Educational STEM Construction Toy for Boys & Girls - Non Toxic – Ages 3 and Up • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
JOYIN 150 Pcs Marble Run Premium Set, Construction Building Blocks Toys, STEM Learning Toy, Educational Building Block Toy(100 Translucent Plastic Pieces + 50 Glass Marbles) • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Sterilite 16428012 6 Quart/5.7 Liter Storage Box, White Lid with Clear Base (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $23.51 1 $23.51
Crayola Bulk Construction Paper, Back to School Supplies, 10 Colors, 480 Count • Amazon Business $14.85 1 $14.85
Hasbro Gaming Candy Land Kingdom Of Sweet Adventures Board Game For Kids Ages 3 & Up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Chutes and Ladders Board Game for 2 to 4 Players Kids Ages 3 and Up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Crayola Ultra Clean Washable Broad Line Markers, 40 Classic Colors, Gift For Kids • Amazon Business $12.22 1 $12.22
Crayola Ultra Clean Washable Broad Line Markers, 40 Classic Colors, Gift For Kids • Amazon Business $12.22 1 $12.22
Mancala - Real Wood Folding Set • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
HedBanz Family Quick Question Guessing Board Game (Edition May Vary) • Amazon Business $11.92 1 $11.92
Mattel Games: The Official Uno Tin [Amazon Exclusive] • Amazon Business $9.87 1 $9.87
Trouble Game • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$313.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$348.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.43

Total project goal

$409.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$409.53

3 Donors

-$405.12

Donations toward project cost

-$348.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.02

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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