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Mrs. Tooliatos from San Ramon CA is requesting educational kits & games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The Power of Purposeful Play

Help me give my students materials to enrich purposeful play in the classroom.

  • 3 donors
  • $404 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Celebrating Black History Month

This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Project

The special education community at our school is full of bright, energetic kids eager to learn about themselves and the world. We design our program to enable each and every kid to build new skills and competencies by leveraging their individual strengths and interests.

When kids can look forward to following their own creative instincts in purposeful play, their engagement in all school activities gets a boost.

The items in this grant will allow me to offer a wide range of open-ended play options to my students. Magnet tiles and other similar toys promote creativity, collaboration, and offer news ways to play each and every time. The structure of board games helps kids improve communication and self-control-- all while having a blast!

Play brings all kids together, regardless of variations in academic ability. As kids work together to create, build, take turns, and share, their life and language skills blossom. Our lower grade special ed kids can truly shine when we let them dive into the joy of purposeful play!

Mrs. Tooliatos
Grades PreK-2

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Upgraded Magnetic Blocks Tough Building Tiles STEM Toys for 3+ Year Old Boys and Girls Learning by Playing Games for Toddlers Kids Toys Compatible with Major Brands Building Blocks - Starter Set • Amazon Business $19.99 3 $59.97
Magna-Tiles 32-Piece Clear Colors Set, The Original Magnetic Building Tiles For Creative Open-Ended Play, Educational Toys For Children Ages 3 Years + • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
PicassoTiles 100 Piece Set 100pcs Magnet Building Tiles Clear Magnetic 3D Building Blocks Construction Playboards, Creativity Beyond Imagination, Inspirational, Recreational, Educational Conventional • Amazon Business $47.99 1 $47.99
Magna-Tiles Storage Bin & Interactive Play-Mat, Collapsible Storage Bin with Handles for Playroom, Closet, Bedroom, Home Organization and Classroom, 12.5 x 11 x 8 • Amazon Business $24.39 1 $24.39
ThinkFun Zingo Sight Words Award Winning Early Reading Game for Pre-K to 2nd Grade - Toy of the Year Finalist, A Fun and Educational Game Developed by Educators for Boys and Girls • Amazon Business $21.90 1 $21.90
Don't Break the Ice Game, Multicolor • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Chutes and Ladders Board Game for 2 to 4 Players Kids Ages 3 and Up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
HASBRO GAMING:Chutes and Ladders Board Game • Amazon Business $12.15 1 $12.15
Hasbro Gaming Candy Land Kingdom Of Sweet Adventures Board Game For Kids Ages 3 & Up (Amazon Exclusive), Red • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Guess Who? Game Original Guessing Game for Kids Ages 6 and Up for 2 Players • Amazon Business $10.97 1 $10.97
Hasbro Gaming CONNECT 4 - Classic four in a row game - Board Games and Toys for Kids, boys, girls - Ages 6+ • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
Mini Sand Timers Combo 4-Pack • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

Materials cost

$282.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$25.86

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$342.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.48

Total project goal

$403.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$403.18

2 Donors

-$251.59

Donations toward project cost

-$213.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.74

match offer

-$151.59

Match offer toward project cost

-$128.85

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.74

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$0.00

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