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Mrs. Zellam from Coraopolis PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need more art supplies along with more center materials for work time.

  • $1,499 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We have a class of very active and very inquisitive 19 boys and girls, ages 3-5 years old. We have several different cultures in our classroom. We serve a variety of socioeconomic levels and family structures.

We provide the foundations for children to be successful in, not only their academics lives, but also in their social and emotional lives.

We are dedicated to meeting the children at their skill levels to achieve maximum learning potentials in future grades and beyond.

We also work to increase family awareness of educational and health needs. We offer many opportunities for members of the community to come and share experiences with our children inside our classroom.

We want the children to leave our classroom as lifetime learners.

My Project

We need more resources to the ever-changing standards in our curriculum. We need the play carpets to expand block play, the seashells, wood blocks and ramp to expand the science area. We also need more consumable art supplies for the increasing interest in the art area. We also need materials like the letter builder set as we work in small groups. The Stack and Build Emotions will help with students understand emotions. The Following Directions Building Set and Map-My-Town Learning Center will help lay the foundations for STEM activities like the Learn to Code File Folder Games.

Our classroom is always evolving and changing and we are in need of new resources and materials to help foster the creativity and learning styles of our students.

We are also preparing for the start of next of year when we will get students who have never had a school experience. We want to make sure that we have the resources and materials available to help them make a successful transition into school.

Mrs. Zellam
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SE202 - Kinetic Sensory Sand - 11 Lb. • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.99 2 $89.98
TT506Z - Lakeshore Jumbo Glue Stick - Dozen • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 8 $87.92
LC569 - Magnetic Letter Builders - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
DD935X - Let’s Go Fishing Math Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
16" Multicultural People Shapes • Kaplan Early Learning Company $14.41 4 $57.64
FF353 - Nature Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
GR931 - Community Play Carpet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
GG887 - Animal Adventure Play Carpet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Ramptastic • Kaplan Early Learning Company $42.46 1 $42.46
PP519 - Map-My-Town Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
JJ877 - Turn-In-Your-Work Organizer • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
JJ779 - Button Sorting Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
TT760 - Learn to Code File Folder Games - K-Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
LA322 - Washable Glitter Tempera Paint - 8-Color Set - Pints • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.50 1 $31.50
RA228 - Rainbow Pebbles® Activity Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD939 - Turn & Learn Magnetic Gears • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
JJ157 - What’s the Rhyme? Sorting Houses • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
HH359 - Following Directions Building Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
EE332 - Float & Find Alphabet Bubbles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
CA269 - Paint & Collage Trays - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 3 $29.97
PX2020 - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 10-Color Set - Pints • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.50 1 $29.50
EE809 - Magnetic Fishing Poles - Set of 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 2 $25.98
KW5851 - Art Tissue Paper - 100 Sheets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 2 $25.98
DD127 - Lakeshore Wrist Ribbons - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
HH344 - Stack & Build Emotion Kids • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LA394 - Dough Design Wheels • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 2 $19.98
Human Paper Shapes Kit • Kaplan Early Learning Company $16.11 1 $16.11
Exploring Leaves Kit • Kaplan Early Learning Company $15.26 1 $15.26
LC933 - Create-A-Burger Sequencing Stacker • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
EV212 - Regular Dot Art Painters - 6-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
LA302 - Learn Shapes! Dough Mats • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
FF534 - Tissue Paper Squares • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
Fabric Mosaics • Kaplan Early Learning Company $10.16 1 $10.16
Felt Shapes • Kaplan Early Learning Company $9.31 1 $9.31
Colored Craft Sticks • Kaplan Early Learning Company $9.31 1 $9.31
DS344 - Dough Scissors - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
Magic Paper Shapes (600 Pieces) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $7.61 1 $7.61
Colored Wood Party Shapes • Kaplan Early Learning Company $5.91 1 $5.91
Wonderfoam(r) Shapes • Kaplan Early Learning Company $5.91 1 $5.91
Wooden Geometric Shapes • Kaplan Early Learning Company $5.91 1 $5.91

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