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Mrs. Crow from Des Moines IA is requesting reading nooks, desks & storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Sight Words in the Sand

Help me give my students sensory activities to help them learn their sight words!

  • $390 goal

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My Students

I love where I work. Not only do we have a wonderful staff, but the students are also simply amazing. The students love to try new things and explore. They always give their best and work very hard. I am so very proud of my students.

At my school, 100% of students receive a free breakfast and lunch.

They come to school and eat breakfast. This helps them to be focused for the day ahead of them. They work so hard for me, and I want to create an environment that reflects the hard work they put in while at school by providing them with a fun and engaging space to learn.

My Project

First grade is an important time for students to learn their sight words! A great way for students to learn their sight words is through sensory activities. Students can practice writing their letters in the sand through the use of sand trays! The sand trays will be used in small group and individual work time!

Students love to learn in different ways!

Instead of having the students always write their words, students will be able to spell the word in their sand trays first. Kinetic sand is also a fun way to learn sight words. This sand is great because it never dries out!

Mrs. Crow
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Letter Formation Sand Tray • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.46 4 $89.84
Kinetic Sand Beach Sand Kingdom Playset with 3lbs of Beach Sand, for Ages 3 and Up • Amazon Business $19.97 3 $59.91
BX700X HeavyDuty Book Bins Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LL112BU Lakeshore Paper Tray Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 4 $31.96
Sensory Fidget Toys Bundle-DNA Stress Relief Balls with Fidget Hand Toys for Anxiety Kids & Adults-Calming Toys for ADHD Autism Anxiety • Amazon Business $18.90 1 $18.90
LL131BU Lid for Lakeshore Paper Tray Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 4 $15.96
Wipe Clean: Learning Sight Words: Includes a Wipe-Clean Pen and Flash Cards! (Wipe Clean Learning Books) • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69

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