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Ms. Stevens from West Valley City UT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Starting Off the Day Great! Morning Work Tubs!

Help me give my students best the opportunity to learn, play and explore the second they come to school. In my cart I have items for my morning work tubs for my students.

  • $313 goal

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My Students

I am a kindergarten teacher at a title 1 school in West Valley Utah. Kindergarten classes at our school are very diverse. We have many diverse students that are just learning English in our classrooms. We have so many students that are eager to be at school to learn and grow! Majority of my students come from a lower socioeconomic background. School is a place where they can escape, learn, laugh and socialize with classmates their same age. No matter what is happening in their home, no matter if they have new clothes or the newest sneakers, they bring a smile to my face as they hug me and say, "good morning" as they walk in the door. That is the second they know they are somewhere they are loved, cared for and part of a family.

My energetic kindergarteners enter the classroom each day ready to learn, discover, and explore!

Kindergarten is such an amazing and wonderful year for children. They learn and grow so much in such a short amount of time. Kindergarten students are like little sponges ready to learn and absorb all this new knowledge.

My Project

At my school, the morning is a time often spent with kids trickling in, eating breakfast, working on some sort of work at their seat or getting on the computers. I would like to maximize the first 30 minutes of our day and get off to a great start with morning work tubs. My goal with these materials is to engage students with activities from the moment they walk into my classroom. I believe children need to use their imagination and express their learning through play.

Students will be able to create, build, read, write, and draw each and every day, using materials they choose.

Students will use the power of choice as they work together or individually to build with magnetic tiles, practice tracing letters, reading books on their level or work on their fine motor skills using Play Doh or using tweezers to count and manipulate manipulatives. I believe these learning activities will help our class start each day feeling successful by learning, playing, and creating together.

Ms. Stevens
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LCD Writing Tablet,Electronic Writing &Drawing Board Doodle Board,8.5" Handwriting Paper Drawing Tablet Gift for Kids and Adults at Home,School and Office, Black (Black) • Amazon Business $10.90 5 $54.50
PicassoTiles 60 Piece Set 60pcs Magnet Building Tiles Clear Magnetic 3D Building Blocks Construction Playboards - Creativity beyond Imagination, Inspirational, Recreational, Educational, Conventional • Amazon Business $33.99 1 $33.99
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 36-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 3-Ounce Cans (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $24.25 1 $24.25
My First BOB Books: Alphabet • Amazon Business $15.75 1 $15.75
Creative Kids Flakes - 600 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set for Fun, Creative Building - Educational STEM Construction Toy for Boys & Girls - Non Toxic, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
Learning Resources Mini Motor Math Activity Set - Includes Counting, Pattern, Addition and Subtraction Activities, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $14.69 1 $14.69
DAB-O-INK 3oz Bingo Daubers - Mixed Colors - 12ct • Amazon Business $13.90 1 $13.90
Learning Resources Smart Snacks Number Pops, Set of 10 • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
Learning Resources Jumbo Tweezers, Sorting & Counting, Toddler Fine Motor Skill Development, Set Of 12 • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
My First BOB Books: Pre-Reading Skills • Amazon Business $12.80 1 $12.80
Key Education Publishing Write On/Wipe Off: Print Alphabet Letters • Amazon Business $11.11 1 $11.11
Bob Books, Set 1: Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19

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