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Mrs. Pimentel from East Brunswick NJ is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Play, Play, Play!

Help me give my students creative play materials like Magna-Tiles to extend their learning through play!

  • $513 goal

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My Students

Students thrive when they feel welcome and heard. In my classroom, we focus on including all students and creating a positive environment for everyone. The students in my classroom are a diverse group of learners. Each student's needs are different from one to the next.

My students focus on working together as a team.

Their efforts together help build a sense of strength and teamwork. The resources you are helping them get will only create a stronger bond and allow students to work towards their greatest potential.

My Project

Children entering the school year as Kindergarteners need to develop a wide range of skills. Not only do they need to grow academically, but they also need social and emotional growth. Play based learning can help our young students learn and grow in a variety of different ways.

Learning through play not only strengthens academic skills, but also fosters the development of social and emotional growth as well.

Students in a center with a kitchen might just seem like ordinary play, however these students would be working on math skills like counting to 20, fractions, and identifying shapes. The same center would allow students to learn how to solve problems, take turns, and socially interact with each other. Students could then be inspired to write their own recipes or create a grocery list of things they need. The possibilities are endless!

All the items in this project would be used for several centers throughout the classroom to keep students engaged during creative play. Imagine what these little minds can imagine, create, and build throughout the school year!

Mrs. Pimentel
Grades PreK-2

This project will reach 20 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magna-Tiles(r) 100-Piece Clear Colors Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $114.26 1 $114.26
DC346 - Classic Dinosaur Collection • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
DS305 - Clothes for 14" Baby Dolls • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.99 1 $32.99
EXAMINE AND TREAT PET VET PLAY - SET OF 24 • School Specialty $30.31 1 $30.31
HH827 - Hardwood Construction Vehicles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696 Building Toys for Creative Play; Kids Creative Kit (484 Pieces) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
WOODEN FLEXIBLE FIGURES- FAMILY • School Specialty $18.95 1 $18.95
WOODEN FLEXIBLE FIGURES- CAREERS • School Specialty $18.95 1 $18.95
BATHTUB SET • School Specialty $16.11 1 $16.11
TIME TO EAT FEEDING SET • School Specialty $14.19 1 $14.19
DIAPER BAG SET • School Specialty $14.19 1 $14.19
PLAYMOBIL Family Camping Trip • Amazon Business $10.46 1 $10.46
PLAYMOBIL® 9316 Farm Animals, Multicolor • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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