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Mrs. Nolan from Buffalo NY is requesting art supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Safe and Fun Choices

Help me give my students choice time items that can be easily sanitized for fun learning.

  • $174 goal

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Celebrating Black History Month

This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Students

Our students attend an inner-city public school where approximately 90% live below the poverty line. We spend a lot of time doing hands-on learning.

All of our students receive free or reduced-price lunch and participate in the backpack program on the weekends.

This does not stop our students from coming to school and showing their love for learning. We love to explore everything around us, both inside and outside of the classroom. We love to show what we know and learn in a hands-on way.

My Project

Now that we are back in school we have found a new challenge. Making choice time engaging and safe for all students. I would like to have a lot of choices that can be put in bins and sanitized between uses to let students learn and play at the same time.

The Magnetic Building Sticks Building Blocks Set is a great STEM choice.

Students can build and create while thinking through their designs. The Play-Doh and Sensory Sand, along with the tools to go with them help students work on fine motor skills and let them express their creativity.

The Magnetic Dress-Up Dolls are always a fun choice for pretend play when we can't have a dramatic play area. The pony bead and elastic will allow students to create bracelets and have fun.

Mrs. Nolan
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Play Doh Play Date Party Crate Arts & Crafts • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Elongdi 130 Pieces - Magnetic Building Sticks Building Blocks Set, Magnet Educational Toys Magnetic Blocks Sticks Stacking Toys Set, Non-Toxic Building Toy 3D Puzzle with Storage Bag • Amazon Business $18.90 1 $18.90
Sensory Sand Party Pack of Sand with Sea Molds (4 Pack) • Amazon Business $17.50 1 $17.50
Melissa & Doug Abby & Emma Magnetic Dress-Up • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Pony Beads Multi Color 9mm 3000 Pcs • Amazon Business $15.15 1 $15.15
Story Magic Dress-Up Dolls Travel Playset by Horizon Group USA, Pretend Play Magnetic Case, Over 85 Magnet Outfit and Accessory Pieces, On The Go Activity Set, Perfect for Ages 4+ • Amazon Business $12.66 1 $12.66
USA Toyz Sand Molds Beach Toys for Kids - 23pk Mini Sandbox Toys Sand Castle Building Kit with Kinetic Sand Molds and Kinetic Sand Tools Compatible with Any Molding Clay and Sand • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Bingcute 1.0MM White Beading Elastic Cord, 100 Yard (White) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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