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Mrs. Brunson from Evansville IN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Tip Top Shape Classroom

My students need new materials to use in our kindergarten classroom. We need headphones, blocks, paper, paint and brushes.

  • $495 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school has a tradition of academic success in the community. The parents, teachers and students work closely together to make our school a great place to learn and grow. Students come to school ready to learn and have supportive families that understand the importance of building a strong foundation for learning.

The school's vision, excellence in developing the whole child, is exemplified in the many collaborations with PTA and the community to bring experiences to teachers and students that enrich the opportunities available.

The school's mission, to collaborate to create leaders, empower learners, and ensure growth, guides our decisions and our direction.

My Project

Children need opportunities to use their imagination and express their feelings through play. Painting at an art easel allows for creativity and independent thinking. Working at an easel builds muscle groups that are essential for kids as they begin to develop writing skills. The large motions and working with arms extended, build up these muscles and prepare them for smaller fine motor skills and writing.

Using blocks and other building materials allow for problem solving, logical thinking and social skills development.

Block play encourages children to build creative designs which helps develop Math skills. Children can follow their own plan, or they can use teamwork to create a masterpiece. Important math concepts and skills are practiced and strengthened through block play, including length, measurement, comparison, number, estimation, symmetry, and balance. Hand eye coordination as well as fine motor skill development is enhanced through block play as well.

New headphones are essential for our computer and reading/listening center. Listening to stories helps build vocabulary, model fluency, develop listening skills and foster independence. Children can respond to stories with writing and pictures to develop retelling and story elements.

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This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Unit Blocks - Standard Block Set II (88 pieces, 16 shapes) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $169.96 1 $169.96
Creative LEGO DUPLO Brick Set by LEGO Education • Amazon Business $62.95 1 $62.95
DD210 - Multipurpose Headphones with Volume Control - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 4 $39.96
TINKERTOY 30 Model Super Building Set – 200 Pieces – For Ages 3+ Preschool Educational Toy • Amazon Business $37.26 1 $37.26
AC225 - Alpha-Bots • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
06060-3024-Royal Langnickel White Bristle Classroom Value Pack - Chubby Brushes, Set of 24 • Blick Art Materials $14.17 1 $14.17
00006-0099-Alphacolor Biggies - Set of 8 colors, with tray • Blick Art Materials $12.60 1 $12.60
Pacon Multicultural Construction Paper, Assorted Colors, 9-Inches by 12-Inches, 50-Count (9509) • Amazon Business $7.36 1 $7.36
11406-1029-Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper - 18" x 24", White, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $7.27 1 $7.27

Materials cost

$381.52

Vendor shipping charges

$3.40

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$420.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.23

Total project goal

$494.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$494.87

8 Donors

-$494.87

Donations toward project cost

-$420.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.23

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$0.00

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