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Mrs. Ley from Lisbon ME is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Playing to Learn!

My students need reliable open shelving to store their interactive learning materials and flexible and comfy floor seating to create a primary learning space for our younger students.

  • $660 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My special education classroom is comprised of 12 students, spanning the K-5th grade, who spend varying amounts of time in the special education classroom for their academic instruction. We are always looking for innovative ways to combine cooperative play with our academics.

Playing to teach positive social interactions and academics is a win-win.

Turn-taking, increasing speech and vocabulary skills, and reaching goals are addressed daily. The students love trying new things and are excited to share their learning with all. Help us learn together!

My Project

My students need creative learning activities such as LET'S GO FISHING GAME, GAME BIG BOX OF ALPHABET KNOWLEDGE Number and Shape Bingo, MATCH AND ROLL SHAPE SORTER, and to increase cooperative play while embedding fine and gross motor skills into the school day.

Playing to Learn gives students multiple opportunities to incorporate social and physical learning skills into their day.

Development of social, academic, and physical strength increases flexibility in learning. Weekly sessions with therapists introduce skills and being able to embed these skills into our learning daily will help progress towards learning goals.

Help us make learning fun for our students who are excited to learn, by increasing our supply of interactive learning games.

Mrs. Ley
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 6 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
STORAGE 2 SHELF OPEN MOBILE LOCKING CASTERS 24H • School Specialty $149.07 1 $149.07
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC405RG - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
KIT GAMES EARLY LEARNING BINGO SET OF 4 • School Specialty $46.43 1 $46.43
5" Bean Bags Quantity: 10 per Set • Teachers' School Supply $25.82 1 $25.82
GAME BIG BOX OF SORTING AND CLASSIFYING • School Specialty $23.64 1 $23.64
GAME BIG BOX OF ALPHABET KNOWLEDGE • School Specialty $23.64 1 $23.64
MATCH AND ROLL SHAPE SORTER, SET OF 13 • School Specialty $18.95 1 $18.95
GAME LET S GO FISHIN • School Specialty $17.03 1 $17.03
Gamecraft 5" Nylon Bean Bags - Prism Pack • Teachers' School Supply $13.35 1 $13.35

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