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Mrs. Long from West Union OH is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Stop, It's Reading Group Time!

Help me give my students tabletop easels, ring toss games, letter beads and other materials.

  • $189 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a low-income area, with over 70% of our students receiving free or reduced rate lunch it can be a challenge. In our classroom we get creative with how we learn. We love to get up, move around, join other classes for team teaching and activities.

I strive each day to create a positive environment for my students.

Children love to get messy, get creative and use their imagination! I try to use this to my advantage; by incorporating creativity, imagination and just a little bit of mess in lessons. Magic can happen!

My Project

All morning long we focus on reading and reading skills in a variety of ways. Naturally, every year my students LOVE reading groups. It is a valuable time when we get to work in groups, pairs, and individually with students on their current level. My students love that we incorporate fun and unique ways to learn.

I would love these items to spice up our reading group time even more and give more choices for my students!

The spy pen will allow students to write words in invisible ink then use the light to find our phonics skill to highlight! The smelly markers will be a scented spelling center! Fun! The whiteboards will provide a perfect partner center allowing one student to verbally give clues while the partner tries to guess the vocabulary word. Finally, the ring toss games will be excellent to use for SO many games, spelled a word correctly? Toss! Nailed a math problem? Toss! Did you get the vocabulary word right? TOSS!

The activities I am requesting can be used in math and reading for so many different standards we will address.

Mrs. Long
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 25 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tabletop Magnetic Easel & Whiteboard (2 Sides) Includes: 4 Dry Erase Markers. Drawing Art White Board Educational Kids Toy • Amazon Business $23.99 2 $47.98
Roylco Lowercase Letter Bead, Assorted Colors, Pack of 288 • Amazon Business $11.11 2 $22.22
Invisible Ink Pen, Spy Pen Secret Message Writer with uv Light Magic Marker for Drawing Fun Activity Kids Party Favors Ideas Gifts and Stock Stuffer - 24 Pack • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Jet Creations Inflatable Swan Ring Toss Game, 20 inch Tall , White Multicolor • Amazon Business $9.74 1 $9.74
300pcs Pipe Cleaners Bulk Chenille Stem Craft Supplies Fuzzy Sticks Arts and Crafts for Girls Kids Craft Wire as Educational Toys for DTY School Art Craft Projects by JamBer, 30 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
Crazy Night Inflatable Reindeer Antler Ring Toss Game • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
Fun Express Inflatable Spider Ring Toss Game • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Mr. Sketch 1905069 Scented Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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