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Ms. Harper from Madison AL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Set the Stage to Engage - Room Transformations!

My students need pirate party sets, costumes, caution tape, magnifying glasses and more to transform our classroom into a fun and engaging learning environment.

  • $362 goal

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My Students

The future of the world is in my classroom today. One of the reasons I love teaching is that I get the chance to work with and influence the future leaders of our world. Every single day, I make it a point to remind my kids that they are leaders, champions, and world changers. I want my kids to know they are special, loved, and valued.

Currently, I have a group of eighteen seven- and eight-year-olds.

They are energetic, enthusiastic, and full of life! My classroom is very diverse with a wide range of ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. My students love learning, playing, and learning while playing.

My Project

When you think back on your time in elementary school, what moments stick out to you? Is it the time you took all those tests? Or perhaps all the times you were expected to sit quietly in your desk and listen? Probably not. But I guarantee that you can recall an exciting experience.

That is what I seek to create for my students - experiences and moments that make learning come alive.

I believe that true learning occurs when students are able to explore, move, create, and dream. One of my favorite ways to engage my students is by "transforming" our classroom into a new place with simple materials, such as decorations or costumes.

I would love to be able to take my students on a "pirate ship" where we go on a treasure hunt to look for geometric shapes. I will use the pirate costumes to take my students on a treasure hunt for knowledge. I would use the table clothes and party flags to decorate my classroom like a pirate ship. My students would love to learn inferring while "being detectives in a spy lab". I am going to use magnifying glasses and caution tape to bring my students to a spy lab. Simple materials can make an experience for students that they will never forget. Thank you for considering my project!

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pirate Party Set -12 Pirate Hats,Patches ,Swords,Telescopes - Funny Party Hats® • Amazon Business $23.99 2 $47.98
Smiffy's Women's Pirate Wench Costume, Dress and Headpiece, Pirate, Serious Fun, Size 14-16, 30716 • Amazon Business $27.19 1 $27.19
Red & White Stripes Tablecover Party Accessory (1 count) (1/Pkg) • Amazon Business $6.70 4 $26.80
Inflatable Pirate Ship Cooler (holds apprx 72 12-Oz cans) Party Accessory (1 count) (1/Pkg) • Amazon Business $22.32 1 $22.32
Caution Kids at Work! - 300' Roll of Caution Tape - Black and Yellow - Barricade Tape for Kids or Adults - by TorxGear Kids • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Dress Up Hats - Construction Hat - 24 Soft Plastic Hats by Funny Party Hats • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Natural Fish Net Party Decorations for Pirate Party, Hawaiian Party, Nautical Themed Cotton Fishnet Party Accessory by Big Mo’s Toys • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Joyin Toy 288 Pieces Pirate Gold Coins and Pirate Gems Jewelry Playset Pack Party Favor. (144 Coins+144 Gems) • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Pirate Birthday Party Tape - Black and White Skull and Crossbones - 300' Roll of Construction Barricade Tape for Backyard Fun or Halloween Parties - by TorxGear Kids • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
16-Pack Construction Signs - Construction Birthday Party Supplies, Construction Zone Kids Party Decorations, Assorted Designs, 12 x 12 Inches. • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Magnifying Glasses, Assorted colors (Pack of 12) Size 4 1/4", Plastic(Discontinued by manufacturer) • Amazon Business $5.90 2 $11.80
Fun Express Plastic Racing Flags Bulk Novelty (6 dozen) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Checkered Race Banner,Race Car Party Flags For Race Theme Birthday Decoration 15 feet • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
7 Inch Plastic Traffic Cones - 6 Pack of 7” Multipurpose Construction Theme Party Sports Activity Cones for Kids Outdoor and Indoor Gaming and Festive Events • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Creative Converting Buried Treasure Party Flag Banner • Amazon Business $4.98 1 $4.98

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