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Mrs. McDonald from Anchorage AK is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Rewards and Play!

Help me give my students sensory toys, and treasure box for rewards. The Thera-putty helps them strengthen fine motor skills while they think they are playing!

  • $167 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in my Extended Resource (ER) classroom are two or more years behind academically and are working hard to gain skills and catch up with their grade-mate peers. The focus is to find their academic gaps in learning and then teach to those missing skills, allowing for acceleration of their learning!

Our school is a Title I School with a high percentage of families falling below the poverty level; all students receive free breakfast and lunch.

Despite the many challenges they face, each day my students arrive at school with smiles on their faces, ready to learn!

My Project

Learning is not always fun and easy for my students. This project provides rewards such as items from the treasure box the students can take home. The STEM type toys and thera-putty provide breaks from hard work while allowing the learning to continue.

Students work in small groups, and will often work hard for the reward of playing with "silly putty." The thera-putty not only provides a fun break from work, but helps strengthen hands and fingers.

Our Treasure box allows the student to pick small rewards as they are earned. Weekly, students are allowed to shop for bigger toys and school supplies.

Mrs. McDonald
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FlintRehab Premium Quality Therapy Putty (4 Pack, 3-oz Each) for Hand Exercise Rehab. Fidgeting, and Stress Relief • Amazon Business $14.89 3 $44.67
28 Pack Sensory Toys Set, Relieves Stress and Anxiety Fidget Toy for Children Adults, Special Toys Assortment for Birthday Party Favors, Classroom Rewards Prizes, Carnival, Piñata Goodie Bag Fillers • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
WonderPlay Kids' Party Favor Sets,140 Pcs Party Prizes Box for Kids, Bulk Party Toy Assortment, Treasure Box Carnival Prizes for Classroom,Birthday Party, Assorted Pinata Fillers • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
URSKYTOUS 60Pcs Animal Pencil Erasers Bulk Kids Japanese Come Apart Puzzle Eraser Toys for Party Favors, Classroom Prizes, Carnival Gifts and School Supplies(Random Designs) • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98

Materials cost

$108.62

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$1.63

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$141.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.04

Total project goal

$166.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$166.92

1 Donor

-$112.00

Donations toward project cost

-$95.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.80

match offer

-$54.92

Match offer toward project cost

-$46.68

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.24

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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