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Ms. Riley from Quincy MA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Play in Preschool

Help me give my students more manipulatives, such as sensory toys, toys that promote STEM skills, as well as social learning in education. My classroom dynamics this year would hugely benefit from STEM. social , and sensory materials.

  • $284 goal

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My Students

Many of my students are entering school, my classroom, for the very first time. My students range in age from 3 to 5 years old. Each and every child comes in eager to learn and explore! I hope to create an environment that promotes the importance of play and a love for learning and school!

Play is so important in preschool!

My school is located in a title one district. My students are highly diverse and come from all different economic backgrounds, with many being English Language Learners. I teach in an integrated prekindergarten program. Therefore, half of my students are receiving services on an Individual Education Plan (IEP), while others are community kids.

My Project

Every year they dynamics of my classroom change. This particular year, I have a large number of students that would benefit from learning how to participate in cooperative play. This can be done through cooperative board games as well as with sharing manipulatives during play.

During the preschool years we need to lay the foundation of the importance of cooperative play as well as socialization skills.

Cooperative board games, manipulatives to promote interactive play, materials to encourage social scripts are needed for my students.

Having materials to further develop these skills are monumental to my classroom. Sensory toys will also help my young learners to focus on the tasks at hand.

Ms. Riley
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

This project will reach 30 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PicassoTiles 60 Piece Set 60pcs Magnet Building Tiles Clear Magnetic 3D Building Blocks Construction Playboards - Creativity beyond Imagination, Inspirational, Recreational, Educational, Conventional • Amazon Business $33.99 1 $33.99
Jarrby Montessori Toys for Toddlers | Playstix STEM / Steam Therapy Toys | Kids Toys | Toddler Building Toys | Preschool Learning Toys | Sensory Toys for Autistic Children - Age 3, 4, 5, + • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Bebamour Builder Toys Tube Locks Set 72 Pcs with Wheels Water Pipe Plug Building Interlocking Set Toys for Toddlers and Preschool Kids Montessori Toys for Learning Colors • Amazon Business $8.00 3 $24.00
PLAY FOOD BREAKFAST BASKET - SET OF 16 • School Specialty $21.79 1 $21.79
BOARD BRISTOL 12X18 WHITE SCHOOL SMART PK OF 100 • School Specialty $19.16 1 $19.16
Play22 Building Toys For Kids 165 Set - STEM Educational Construction Toys - Building Blocks For Kids 3+ Best Toy Blocks Gift For Boys and Girls - Great Educational Toys Building Sets - Original • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Peaceable Kingdom Friends and Neighbors: The Helping Game Emotional Development Cooperative Game for Kids • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
TRAY PATTERN BLOCK SET OF 2 • School Specialty $15.12 1 $15.12
Bubble Machine Automatic Bubble Blower with A Bottle of Normal Bubble Solution Frog Bubble Maker Toys Over 500 Bubbles Per Minute for Kids Gift Parties Wedding, Battery Operated (Not Included) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
MarvelBeads Water Beads Rainbow Mix (Over Half Pound) for Kids Sensory Play and Spa Refill (Non-Toxic) • Amazon Business $7.79 1 $7.79
Darice upc 1021-13 Miracle Bubbles Solution Refill, 64-Ounce Bottle Colors May Vary • Amazon Business $4.80 1 $4.80

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