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Mrs. Jensen from Blackfoot ID is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need sports balls, a marble run, noise putty, slime, animal socks, jacks and other small items for our class store.

  • $396 goal

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My Students

We go to school in a rural area, and my class consists of a diverse population including Native Americans from our nearby reservation, as well as a large Hispanic population that aides in our farming community.

All of my students qualify for free breakfast and lunch.

Regardless of these factors, I am fortunate to work with students that love to be at school and learn each day. Our school is full of energy and excitement, which I love being a part of!

My Project

I love the quote by Dr. Seuss, "You're off to great places, today is your day, your mountain is waiting so...get on your way." I try to instill in my students that learning new things can be hard! It can even make your head hurt! But it will be all worth it!

I use fake money as a reward system.

Three times a year, I provide a class store where my students get to spend their hard earned "money". This store makes them want to work even harder and learn new things.

For our store some of my students mentioned that they would love items such as sports balls, a marble run, noise putty (a favorite) and slime. They also mentioned bracelets, nail polish, and a jewelry box. All of these fun items will be incentives to do their best! It is always fun to see the enjoyment in their eyes when they get to purchase an item that they have saved and worked hard to earn. These are great life lessons!

Joan Marques: "Work diligently, work hard, focus, perform as if you are at the Olympics. One day, unexpectedly, it will pay off." They lean the value of money, financial literacy, and the importance of hard work by saving from store to store.

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

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Set of 4 Sports Balls with 1 Pump, 5" Soccer Ball, 5" Basketball, 5" Playground Ball, 6.5" Football • Amazon Business $10.90 3 $32.70
Marble Run Toy - Meland 122 Pcs Marble Game STEM Learning Toy, Educational Construction Building Blocks Toy, Marble Set Gift for Kids 4 5 6 + Year Old Boys Girls • Amazon Business $32.29 1 $32.29
JewelKeeper Girl's Musical Jewelry Storage Box with Twirling Fairy, Flower Design, Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy Tune • Amazon Business $12.95 2 $25.90
Classic, Retro Handheld Football Electronic Game • Amazon Business $12.00 2 $24.00
Noise Putty Slime - 12 Fart Sound Small Containers 1.5 Inches Assorted Colors - Perfect Toy For Kids, Boys, Girls, Party Bags, Gift, Prize - By Kidsco • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
TownleyGirl Dreamworks Trolls Best Peel-Off Nail Polish, Deluxe Gift Set for Kids, 18 Count Colors, some with Glitter • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Fluffy Slime,Fluffy Floam Slime Stress Relief Toy Scented Sludge Toys 4 Colors 7 Ounce • Amazon Business $9.90 2 $19.80
Handheld Water Game - Rings (Colors May Vary) • Amazon Business $5.59 3 $16.77
CISMARK Cartoon Animal Cat Bear Fox Cotton Over Calf Knee High Socks, 6 Colors, One Size • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Creativity for Kids Grow 'n Glow Terrarium - Science Kit for Kids • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Assorted Plastic Iridescent Bead Bracelets 24 Pcs • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
ALEX Spa Hair Chalk Salon • Amazon Business $9.60 1 $9.60
Channel Craft Toy Tin Marbles Game • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
Expressions Girl / 7-piece Flavored Lip Gloss Set 0.7 oz each • Amazon Business $9.47 1 $9.47
Channel Craft TTJ Jumbo Jacks in a Classic Toy Tin • Amazon Business $9.34 1 $9.34
Paddle Ball Game • Amazon Business $5.54 1 $5.54
Mega Marbles Player Marbles (Set of 24), Assorted, 5/8" • Amazon Business $5.11 1 $5.11
Magnetic Personalities - Hair-Do Harriet • Amazon Business $4.54 1 $4.54

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