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Mrs. Brown from Kettering OH is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Together Everyone Achieves More....When We Work as a T.E.A.M.

My students need team work activities such as Legos, K'nex, giant building blocks and magnetic building tiles so they can work with peers on new creations.

  • $473 goal

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My Students

My students are the most amazing, kind, caring and welcoming students. We have 25 learners in our room and 12 of those learners are English language learners. We have students from Africa, China, Iran, Iraq, Mexico, and America. We speak lots of different languages and we work on accepting everyone for the uniqueness they bring to our classroom.

We strive to create a warm and welcoming environment for everyone that comes into our room.

The diversity in our room opens our eyes to strengths that we see in each other! We all work hard to make sure everyone feels included and safe, so we share lots of neat stories that enhance our learning!!

Another aspect we work on in our classroom is teamwork. With the diverse languages, culture expectations, and levels of respect we really have to work together. It takes each and every student/teacher to help others learn how to be respectful and kind to others. It also takes lots of practice and learning from our mistakes. We own or mistakes, apologize if needed, and share how we will handle that same situation later. By the middle of the year, most of the students can do this without teacher

My Project

In our school we work on showing three words: respectful, responsible and safe. These words are very difficult for our English language learners to understand and show. One way we work on these is with some in class choice time during the week where all students have to work in a small group on the same activity. A few examples include building things, making patterns, creating posters, or playing a game.

Providing my students with the opportunity to work with Legos, K'Nex, puzzles, magnetic tiles, checkers, and Jenga blocks will help my students learn to problem solve and listen to each other's thoughts and ideas while strategizing how to build something or solve the task at hand.

In order for the task to be completed they will have to work together and part of this means teaching each other how to treat peers the way they want to be treated, taking turns, using kind words, encouraging each other, and explaining how unkind actions make them feel.

This time is not teacher led, it is student led. It creates a sense of ownership for their actions and teaches them how to deal with different situations. These life skills will continue to impact their learning throughout their education and life.

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

This project will reach 25 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kids Magnet Toys Magnet Building Tiles, 120 PCs 3D Magnetic Building Blocks Set, Educational Toys for Kids Children • Amazon Business $64.99 1 $64.99
Sterilite 17551706 32 Quart/30 Liter ClearView Latch Box, Clear with Sweet Plum Latches, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box 10698 • Amazon Business $48.00 1 $48.00
K'NEX K`Nex - Imagine 25th Anniversary Ultimatebuilder's Case Building Kit, Varies By Model • Amazon Business $42.99 1 $42.99
IRIS Weathertight Storage Box, 19 Quart - Clear • Amazon Business $10.16 4 $40.64
KOVOT Jumbo Game Set - Includes Huge Playing Cards & 3-in-1 Large Reversible Game Mat: Jumbo Checkers, Tic Tac Toe & Super Tic-Tac-Toe • Amazon Business $21.95 1 $21.95
Sorry Game (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
Snowflake Interlocking Disc Connector Set 528 Pieces 12 Colors - Awesome STEM Toy Extra Large Pack - By Playlearn • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Giant Tic-Tac-Toe Game • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Melissa & Doug Solar System Floor Puzzle (48 pcs, 2 x 3 feet) • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68
Trouble Game • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Melissa & Doug Underwater Ocean Floor Puzzle (48 pcs, 2 x 3 feet) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Giant Interlocking Foam Square Tic-Tac-Toe Game • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
LEGO Classic Blue Baseplate 10714 Building Kit • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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