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Ms. DeBrosse from Tulsa OK is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

PLAY YOUR WAY TO LEARNING

Help me give my students the tools they need for open-ended play activities.

  • $543 goal

This project expired on February 1, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

One of the many things that I love about my students is their endless curiosity about the world around them. Everything is new to them, and they find a sense of wonder and amazement in the smallest of things. Every new experience leads to a new discovery, and every discover brings with it a greater understanding as well as a sense of accomplishment and pride in their ability to achieve a set goal.

My students face every challenge with a fierce determination that both amazes and inspires me.

For some of my students, the first day of school was difficult. It was the first time that they had been in a classroom environment. They found themselves surrounded by the unfamiliar and the unknown. However, introducing them into a calm, structured, and nurturing environment helped them to quickly adapt. By week two, my students were rapidly mastering the basic skills of letter sounds, learning to read their names, and how to recognize colors and shapes.

It is a privilege for me to work with my students. I enjoy helping their young minds learn about the world around them and all the endless opportunities it has to offer.

My Project

Children learn best from purposeful play. Play develops cognitive, emotional and social skills, Through play children explore their environment and build on their learning.

Social skills such as self-regulation, empathy and problem solving are all enhanced by play.

The materials I am requesting will be used to help my students develop fine motor skills for future writing activities. The students will also be learning how to measure, weigh, and compare with sand and other items in the sensory bin.

These materials will allow me to offer my students new choices and activities. They all have different interests and this will allow me to meet them where they are. Resulting in meaningful play opportunities for all of them!

Ms. DeBrosse
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 16 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
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
Learning Resources Primary Calculator, Basic Solar Powered Calculators, Teacher Set of 10 Calculators, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $35.05 1 $35.05
Wooden Bricks 45 Magnetic Building Blocks, Magnetic Building Set consisting of 25 Colorful Wooden Bricks with 2 Magnets, 15 Colorful Wooden Bricks with 3 Magnets, 5 Colorful Wooden risers • Amazon Business $34.00 1 $34.00
WONDERFOAM UPPER AND LOWER LETTERS SET OF 26 • Frey Scientific $33.35 1 $33.35
Intock Magnetic Blocks, 40 Pieces Set, 40 Pcs Magnetic Cube Building Toys, Assorted Colors, Simple Design, Yet Unlimited Imagination Magnetic Building Blocks, STEM Toys, & Fidgets Stress Relief Toys • Amazon Business $31.99 1 $31.99
ZHENDUO Huge 2 Pounds(200,000pcs) Pack of Water Beads, Rainbow Mix, Gel Water Gun Bullets, Sensory Toy and Decorations • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Collections Etc Wood Puzzles with Wire Organizing Storage Rack - Set of 6 - Fun Gift Ideas for Toddlers • Amazon Business $28.58 1 $28.58
FEET BY THE FOOT • Frey Scientific $26.58 1 $26.58
Melissa & Doug Classic Play Money Set (Developmental Toys, 50 of Each Denomination, Wooden Cash Drawer) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
dreambuilderToy Magnetic Tiles Building Blocks Toys 40 PCS (Regular Color) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Learning Resources Snap-n-Learn Matching Dinos sorting colors toy • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Beakabao 12pcs Color and Shape Matching Egg Set-Montessori Toddler Education Classification Toys for Fine Motor Skills of The Fingers Muscles, Preschool Children Smart Puzzles Toys for Easter Gifts. • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
TomatoFish Color Shape Matching Egg Set - Preschool STEM Toys - Educational Color & Shape/Number Recognition Skills Learning Toys - Sorting Puzzle for Toddlers Boys Girls - Easter Match Eggs (Shape) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Impresa Products 500 Piece Pack of Monkey String (Jumbo Pack) - Wiki / Wikki Bendable, Sticky Wax Yarn Stix / Sticks in Bulk - Perfect Toys for Home and Travel • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
ABACUS ALPHAGATOR • Frey Scientific $13.34 1 $13.34
RELATIONAL GEOSOLIDS • Frey Scientific $8.24 1 $8.24

Materials cost

$384.05

Vendor shipping charges

$9.78

State sales tax

$31.30

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.76

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$460.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.33

Total project goal

$542.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$542.22

3 Donors

-$272.00

Donations toward project cost

-$249.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.05

match offer

-$248.16

Match offer toward project cost

-$210.94

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.22

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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