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Ms. Liss from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Games I'd LOVE to Play......

The cost of one set of I Know My Shapes! Picture Puzzles, one Picture Puzzle Storage Rack, one set of I Know My Colors! Picture Puzzles, one Early Language Concepts Kit, one set of Easy Grip Bumpy Balls, and one Category Sorting Box from Lakeshore Learning plus one Color Match Game, one Animal Match Game, one My Size Puzzle, and one Cranium Cariboo from Amazon.com plus Animal Soundtracks, one Smart Snacks Class Pack, and one Bingo Bears Game Set from Nasco is $294, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $307 goal

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Most adults learn best from materials that are interesting, intriguing, novel, and fun. Preschoolers are no different. The Early Childhood Special Education and “At-Risk” students in our classroom spend the day playing in various centers of the classroom. They don't realize how much they are learning about themselves and the world around them in these centers everyday. One of the most popular activities in our classroom is Bingo. While the children strive to be the first one who gets to shout BINGO, they don't realize all that they are learning. The teachers around them are taking mental notes about who can match symbols, letters and numbers. They also learn important skills such as turn taking, working towards a goal, and sticking with a task till completion. One of the most important skills the children learn involves learning to be the winner, the loser, but most importantly, to have the courage to try the game again after a loss. I know my students will thoroughly enjoy playing the “Bingo Bears Game Set.” They will also be begging to play “Animal Soundtracks”, a bingo game with sounds. While many students enjoy playing games, for some of my special education students, a game is too complex and lengthy to be played. For these students, I am requesting new puzzles and sorting games. These games can be played alone. After the children get used to the new activities they will be able to play initially with an adult and then play the new game with a peer. Lastly, I am requesting a set of balls to use in motor skills games outside on our playground and in our gymnasium. After all, with the obesity epidemic of today it is important to work with students from a very young age to instill healthy exercise habits! Thank you for taking the time to read through my proposal! I hope that you will consider helping my preschoolers to grow further and reach to new heights socially, physically and academically!

Ms. Liss
Grades PreK-2
  • Gladstone Fine Arts School
  • Chicago, IL
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG227 - Category Sorting Box • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
RR216 - I Know My Colors! Picture Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning $34.95 1 $34.95
AA184 - I Know My Shapes! Picture Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning $34.95 1 $34.95
SMART SNACKS CLASS PACK • Nasco $24.25 1 $24.25
BA781 - Easy-Grip Bumpy Balls - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
BINGO BEARS GAME SET • Nasco $12.15 1 $12.15
ANIMAL SOUNDTRACKS • Nasco $12.15 1 $12.15
Color Match: A Magnetic Complete-The-Picture Book (Novelty) • Amazon.com $10.19 1 $10.19
Animal Match: A Magnetic Complete-The-Picture Book • Amazon.com $10.19 1 $10.19
TT998 - Picture Puzzle Storage Rack • Lakeshore Learning $8.95 1 $8.95

Materials cost

$207.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$251.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.13

Total project goal

$306.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$306.26

3 Donors

-$274.47

Donations toward project cost

-$251.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.97

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$32.24

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$0.00

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