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Mrs. Garrow from Philadelphia PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Rewarding Super Students!

Help me give my students Crayola Twistable Crayons, Minecraft Legos, Lego Friends' lego sets, STEM Learning Set, various board games, motivational stress balls, and drawing paper.

  • $527 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach in a large, urban kindergarten through eighth grade school with a large population of students with special needs and other health impairments. All of the students receive free breakfast and lunch. Moreover, the students have diverse backgrounds with various family situations.

My students are in grades four and five.

They have special needs and other health impairments that impede their learning on a daily basis. Unfortunately, these struggles prove to be too much for the students, so, they are easily frustrated and lack the motivation to learn.

My Project

Due to my students' various special needs and health impairments, especially, ADD and ADHD, they struggle with their basic reading and math skills, which, causes them to frustrate easily and give up on academic tasks. Therefore, I have implemented a positive behavior support system to decease negative behavior due to frustration. However, I would like to offer my students more incentives to complete their work and maintain positive behavior, so, they remain on task and engaged in their academics.

Therefore by requesting the Minecraft and Friends Lego sets, the STEM Learning set, the Crayola Twistable Crayons, the drawing paper, the motivational stress balls, and the various board games, my students will be more motivated to maintain positive behavior through the use of these engaging rewards.

I would like my students to be able to earn a weekly reward through the use of the incentive "Clip It" chart and a marble jar to be utilized as a whole group incentive, as well as, be able to offer my students activities they can do either individually, in pairs, or in small groups through the use of the various requested materials.

Please consider making a donation to this worthwhile project, so my students can have a variety of fun, engaging rewards at the end of the week for their compliance in our classroom-wide positive behavior support system.

Mrs. Garrow
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Silly Scents Twistables Crayons, 24 Classic Crayola Colors Non-Toxic Art Tools for Kids 3 & Up, Scented Self-Sharpening No Mess Twist-Up Crayons, Great for Kids Classrooms or Preschools • Amazon Business $6.92 25 $173.00
LEGO Minecraft The Polar Igloo 21142 Building Kit (278 Piece) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
LEGO Friends Mia’s Tree House 41335 Creative Building Toy Set for Kids, Best Learning and Roleplay Gift for Girls and Boys (351 Pieces) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Hasbro Connect 4 Game • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
IQ BUILDER | STEM Learning Toys | Creative Construction Engineering | Fun Educational Building Toy Set for Boys and Girls Ages 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Year Old | Best Toy Gift for Kids | Top Blocks Game Kit • Amazon Business $24.77 1 $24.77
Battleship Game • Amazon Business $11.92 2 $23.84
Jenga Classic Game • Amazon Business $10.26 2 $20.52
Melissa & Doug Drawing Paper Pad, 3-Pack of Large Drawing Pads, Pages Tear Cleanly, 50 Pages per Pack, 0.25" H x 12" W x 9" L • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
LEGO Minecraft The End Battle 21151 Building Kit , New 2019 (222 Piece) • Amazon Business $17.97 1 $17.97
Motivational Stress Balls | Squeeze Toy Gift 6 Pack | Fidget Accessory for Stress Relief, Special Needs, Concentration, Anxiety, Motivation, ADHD, ADD, Autism and Team Building (Blue Grey) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
LEGO Friends Emma’s Art Stand 41332 Building Set (210 Piece) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Hasbro Connect 4 Game • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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