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Ms. Wilson from Strongsville OH is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Playing is Learning!

Help me give my students age appropriate toys that meet their developmental needs.

  • $297 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in an inclusive preschool setting with students ages 3-6 in one classroom. My classroom consists of students with a wide range of needs and abilities including English language learners. Fifty percent of the students are identified as a preschool student with a disability and Fifty percent are considered typically developing. This inclusive model benefits both groups of children. The students with disabilities are able to learn through peer models and the students that are typically developing learn how to interact with a wide range of individuals in a setting that promotes community and acceptance. All of my students are inspiring to work with. I could not imagine a more rewarding job!

My Project

My students have a wide range of abilities. In an inclusive preschool you can have children that are developmentally under a year old with students that are reading and doing simple addition. Also, I have multiple students that do not fluently speak English and require hands-on materials to learn. The selection of toys that I chose will enhance the education of my wide range of students.

My students that are working on fine motor skills will use the Learning Resources Smart Snacks Alpha Pops and the Learning Resources Snap-n-Learn ABC Elephants to take them apart and put them back together.

Some of my students are ready for letter identification and segmenting and blending words. With these materials I can have an inclusive grouping of children working together while some are building motor skills, some are working on letter identification, others are reading three letter words.

The same teaching strategies applies the the Learning Resources Snap-n-Learn Stacking Whales, Magna-Tiles 100-Piece Clear Colors Set , and Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears! Movin' Monkeys Building Set. These materials will scaffold children at their developmental level. Students can work on building elaborate structures to enhance their engineering skills while others are stacking items onto one another as they work and learn in an inclusive group.

Ms. Wilson
Grades PreK-2

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magna-Tiles 100-Piece Clear Colors Set – The Original, Award-Winning Magnetic Building Tiles – Creativity and Educational – STEM Approved • Amazon Business $119.99 1 $119.99
Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears! Movin' Monkeys Building Set, 136 Pieces • Amazon Business $43.90 1 $43.90
Learning Resources Snap-n-Learn Stacking Whales, Educational Toys • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Learning Resources Snap-n-Learn ABC Elephants, Educational Toys • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Learning Resources Smart Snacks Alpha Pops, 26 Pieces • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$218.86

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$252.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.50

Total project goal

$296.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$296.64

9 Donors

-$214.67

Donations toward project cost

-$182.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.20

match offer

-$81.97

Match offer toward project cost

-$69.67

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.30

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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