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Ms. Carlander from Waukegan IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Our Year Rocks!

Help me give my students rewards for doing such a great job throughout the school year.

  • $615 goal

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My Students

My students are excited to learn! We need to have the resources to make sure that we are able to learn like many other schools and towns around us. We are a high poverty area in Northern Illinois. My class is very high energy and it takes a lot to get them interested in a subject. Once they get interested, they want to know as much as they can about the subject as possible. My students are also extremely hard workers. They want to do as much as they can throughout the day so they need to have resources available to them.

My Project

The students in the school that I teach at are great students. They are hard workers and want to do well. They are very interested in learning. There are some times throughout the school year that the teachers like to reward the students in the school.

We hold raffles for the students so that they are able to see all of their hard work paying off.

The students receive games, crafts, toys, and sporting equipment. The students look forward to this day, because they are able to choose what they want for all of their hard work. It is nice to see the students get excited about what they have earned throughout the year.

Ms. Carlander
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
DIY Slime Kit for Girls Boys - Ultimate Glow in the Dark Glitter Xmas Slime Making Kit - Slime Kits Supplies include Big Foam Beads Balls, 18 Mystery Box Containers filled w Crystal Powder Slime • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
Alex DIY Friends Forever Bracelet Kit Kids Art and Craft Activity • Amazon Business $19.49 1 $19.49
Crayola 48ct Sidewalk Chalk, 48 Assorted Crayola Colors, 2 Pack • Amazon Business $17.90 1 $17.90
Zuru Bunch O Balloons Instant 100 Self-Sealing Water Balloons Complete Gift Set Bundle, 3 Piece (300 Balloons Total) • Amazon Business $17.69 1 $17.69
LEGO Friends Olivia’s Mission Vehicle 41333 Building Set (223 Pieces) • Amazon Business $16.00 1 $16.00
LEGO Minecraft The Zombie Cave 21141 Building Kit with Popular Minecraft Characters Steve and Zombie Figure, separate TNT Toy, Coal and more for Creative Play (241 Pieces) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
LEGO | Disney Pixar’s Toy Story 4 Carnival Thrill Coaster 10771 Building Kit, New 2019 (98 Pieces) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
LEGO Technic Bash 42073 Building Kit (139 Pieces) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
LEGO Marvel Spider-Man: Spider-Man Bike Rescue 76113 Building Kit (235 Pieces) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
BRAIN GAMES KIDS - Warning! This Game Will Blow Your Mind! • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Wilson Graffiti Volleyball • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Tulip One-step Tie-Dye Party Kit • Amazon Business $15.80 1 $15.80
Spalding NBA Street Basketball 28.5" • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Water Blaster Soaker Gun - 4 Pack Safe Foam Noodles Pump Action Outdoor Water Toy for Kids and Adults - Pool Beach Yard and Park Play. 4 Animal Figures in 4 Bright Colors. Up to 30 ft. Blast • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Spalding NBA Varsity Outdoor Rubber Basketball - Black/Pink - Intermediate Size 6 (28.5") • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Creativity for Kids Glow In The Dark Rock Painting Kit - Paint 10 Rocks with Water Resistant Glow Paint - Crafts for Kids • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
American Challenge Brasilia Soccer Ball (Raspberry, 2) • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Alex Art Sidewalk Mandala Sweet Stuff, Multicolor • Amazon Business $6.70 2 $13.40
Alex Craft My First Sewing Kit Kids Art and Craft Activity • Amazon Business $13.33 1 $13.33
Nerf Sports Weather Blitz Football Toy, Orange • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Toyk Boy Toys - LED Hover Soccer Ball - Air Power Training Ball Playing Football Game - Soccer Toys 3 4 5 6 7 8-12 Year Old Kids Toys Best Gift • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Decorate & Personalize Your Own Water Bottles for Girls with Tons of Rhinestone Glitter Gem Stickers! BPA Free 20 oz Kids Water Bottle! Cute Gift for Girl, Fun DIY Art and Craft for Children • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Tech Deck Blind Sk8 Shop Bonus Pack • Amazon Business $12.88 1 $12.88
Made By Me Make Your Own Unicorn Pillow by Horizon Group USA, Unicorn Shaped DIY Decorative Pillow, No Sewing Needed • Amazon Business $12.00 1 $12.00
Wilson Traditional Soccer Ball - Size 5 • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Flying Toy Ball Infrared Induction RC Flying Toy Built-in LED Light Disco Helicopter Shining Colorful Flying Drone Indoor and Outdoor Games Toys for 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Year Old Boys and Girls • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Scrabble Junior Game • Amazon Business $11.24 1 $11.24
Wilson NFL Super Grip Official Football • Amazon Business $11.20 1 $11.20
Classic Operation Game • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
Battleship Game • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
LEGO Friends Olivia’s Hamster Playground 41383 Building Kit, 2019 (81 Pieces) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Prextex 4 Pack Water Shooter Fun Summer Toy for Kids Water Blaster • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Mattel Games Ker Plunk Game • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
LEGO City Arctic Ice Glider 60190 Building Kit (50 Pieces) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
LEGO City Sky Police Jet Patrol 60206 Building Kit, 2019 (54 Pieces) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Jenga Classic Game • Amazon Business $6.88 1 $6.88
Crayola Washable Tie Dye Sidewalk Chalk, 5 Anti-Roll Chalk Sticks, Outdoor Toy, Gift • Amazon Business $5.46 1 $5.46
Crayola Outdoor Chalk, Glitter Sidewalk Chalk, Summer Toys, 5 Count • Amazon Business $4.40 1 $4.40

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