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Mrs. Tyler from Fairfield CT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Soft Start to our School Day!

Help me give my students games, puzzles, Magna-Tiles, books, writing materials, kinetic sand, and more to improve motivation and increase focus as we start each morning.

  • $294 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My third grade students are curious and excited to learn new things. They come to school ready to be engaged and challenged, and they work well together!

In my classroom, I strongly encourage my kids to take risks, ask a lot of questions, and push their thinking, all while having fun.

Within the teaching of math, reading, science, social studies, and writing, we incorporate small group work, sharing, problem solving activities, and building interpersonal relationships.

I love teaching and learning along with my third grade students. It makes me so happy to see their smiles and excitement when they have positive experiences in the classroom!

My Project

As my third graders enter the classroom, they are excited for what the day will bring. They want to share stories with me and their classmates, however, our daily schedule is very full. When the students first arrive in the morning, they need time to adjust to the new day and get their minds ready.

The materials requested will provide students with a variety of choices before beginning the academic part of the day.

These activities and materials available for our "soft start" will appeal to the different kinds of learners - visual or kinesthetic, for example, and will allow them to engage in hands-on, creative, and cooperative learning.

This "soft start" to our day will enable the students to get their minds ready to learn all they can and have fun doing it!

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 23 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DG546 - Magna-Tiles® - Starter Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $52.99 1 $52.99
SE203BU - Colored Kinetic Sand - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $46.99 1 $46.99
LL459 - Geoboard Design Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PP157 - Math Brain Electronic Games • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PlayShire Fun Flakes - Large 500 + 100 Extra Pieces STEM Toy Set. Free 30+ Designs Idea Book | Non-Toxic Kids Toy | Educational & Creative Construction/Building Toy | Fun Learning Boys & Girls Toy • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
FG219 - Peel & Stick Puzzle Letters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
Brain Quest Grade 3, revised 4th edition: 1,000 Questions and Answers to Challenge the Mind (Brain Quest Decks) • Amazon Business $9.23 1 $9.23
Crayola Epic Book of Awesome, All-in-One Coloring Book Set, 288 Animal Coloring Pages, Gift for Kids, Age 3, 4, 5, 6 • Amazon Business $4.97 1 $4.97

Materials cost

$200.14

Vendor shipping charges

$15.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$249.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.96

Total project goal

$293.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$293.09

6 Donors

-$238.68

Donations toward project cost

-$206.63

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.05

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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