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Ms. Rodriguez from Bronx NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Toys For My Tots!

My students need toys such as dolls, building blocks, kinetic sand, and Play-Doh for indoor recess days.

  • $349 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students need activities that will entertain and challenge them during choice time. I teach an amazing class of twenty-five, first graders in the South Bronx.

Many of my students are English Language Learners and children with special needs.

Most qualify for free or reduced-price lunch. All of my students are creative, thoughtful, and eager learners, and much of their knowledge this year has been expressed through their play and self-exploration. It has been so exciting to see them fully engaged each day as they learn through collaboration and inquiry with their peers.

My Project

Do you remember being stuck inside for months at a time during the cold winter months or the rainy spring weeks? My students need activities that will entertain and challenge them during this recess time. Free play during recess times helps these students learn to work toward a goal, interact with other students, play on a team, and resolve disagreements. We currently don't have enough games or activities in our classroom that students can use during indoor recesses. This makes our free play time a dreaded event rather than a time they can have fun. Let's change that for my students! With these materials, my students will have the opportunity to get their creative juices flowing. They can learn to make things with the Play-Doh, and kinetic sand. I am also requesting dolls and magnetic building pieces.

My students love to engage in creative play.

Please help them to see that there are fun, productive, and challenging things to do indoors! Your generous donation will be treasured in our classroom every day! Thank you so much for your support! It is greatly appreciated.

Ms. Rodriguez
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 25 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magformers Standard Set (62-pieces) • Amazon Business $52.95 1 $52.95
Crayola Model Magic 1 oz. Assorted Colors 75 Ct. Perfect For Slime Supplies Kit • Amazon Business $35.39 1 $35.39
Kinetic Sand Folding Sand Box • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
African American Fashion Dolls, 11". Set of 6 with different clothes. Introduce them to your Barbie collection. Great favors for Birthday Party gifts BONUS (1) MERMAID DOLL • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 36-Pack Case of Colors (Amazon Exclusive), Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 3-Ounce Cans • Amazon Business $22.00 1 $22.00
Mr. Potato Head Marvel Mixable Mashable Heroes Super Hero Collector Pack (Avengers) • Amazon Business $21.88 1 $21.88
Barbie Ken Fashionistas Doll Classic Cool Doll • Amazon Business $14.02 1 $14.02
Kinetic Sand, 1lb Shimmering Purple Amethyst • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Barbie Fashionistas 59 Pink Halter Floral Skirt Doll • Amazon Business $11.00 1 $11.00
Barbie to Tie Dye for Fashion Doll • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Barbie Fashionista Fashion Doll • Amazon Business $9.00 1 $9.00
Barbie Wear Your Heart Fashion Doll • Amazon Business $8.88 1 $8.88
Barbie Floral Frills Fashion Doll • Amazon Business $7.94 1 $7.94

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