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Mrs. Alm from Herriman UT is requesting lab equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Transform My Classroom & Engage Students

Help me give my students items to transform and engage my students in my classroom!

  • $995 goal

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My Students

Sixth graders are such a fun and unique group. COVID-19 has impacted this group, where they haven't been able to do things and be together to create a bonded classroom environment. Being on quarantine, several COVID protocols with school closures and online learning have made creating a fun and engaging classroom challenging. I want to provide activities for them to create this classroom culture. We are always looking for new ways to be innovative and spark creativity and intrigue in the classroom.

This year, I am trying to do more classroom transformations and fun ways to engage student learning.

Creating these engaging activities requires supplies to transform my classroom and supplies to help create an inviting atmosphere.

My Project

I feel like students need to LOVE to come to school. My 6th graders are the oldest in the school, but they still love to be engaged in exciting activities and have fun. I would love to do some engaging activities for room transformations: The Greatest Show, Rock Your School, Glow Games, Candy Land with book characters, and a Book Party. For example, in "The Greatest Show," in these activities, I will decorate my classroom like a circus to engage and grab their attention. For a week, I will do social-emotional learning activities to help them see that they can be the best. These room transformations help the most with social-emotional, and I always tie in academic learning. These activities provide engagement, so the students love coming to school and learning fun.

6th graders love engagement that is connected to their learning.

I feel like these items will help transform my classroom and engage my students fun and positive way.

Mrs. Alm
Grades 6-8

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9 LED Black Light, Gohyo 27W LED UV Bar Glow in the Dark Party Supplies for Christmas Blacklight Party Birthday Wedding Stage Lighting, Material Metal Iron • Amazon Business $19.99 5 $99.95
25 Packs LED Glasses 5 Neon Colors Glow In The Dark Party Supplies Favor for Kids Adult, Light up toy Glasses fit Holiday Birthday Valentine's Day and Halloween Cosplay Replaceable battery • Amazon Business $26.99 2 $53.98
78PCs LED Light Up Toy Party Favors Glow In The Dark,Party Supplies Bulk For Adult Kids Birthday Halloween With 50 Finger Light, 12 Jelly Ring, 6 Flashing Glasses, 5 Bracelet, 5 Fiber Optic Hair Light • Amazon Business $25.95 2 $51.90
Camouflage Camo Metal Dog Tags (Lot Of 12) • Amazon Business $7.46 6 $44.76
Glow Party Neon Party Supply Set, Glow In The Dark Party Supplies Includes 98.4 ft 6 Rolls Blacklight Luminous Tape, 14.4 ft Neon Round Dot Streamers, 25 Pcs Fluorescent Mini Polka Dot Balloon (Clear) • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Funny Party Hats Neon Party Supplies - Fedora Party Hats with Party Sunglasses - Gangster Party - 24 Pc Set • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
4 Pack Polka Dot Plastic Tablecloth, 108 x 54, with White dots by Oojami (Rainbow) • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
ZNNCO 12PCS Push Pop Fidget Toy Fidget Bracelet, Durable and Adjustable, Multicolor Stress Relief Finger Press Bracelet for Kids and Adults ADHD ADD Autism (Option 1) • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
(50 Pcs) Fidget Poppers Popit Toy Pack Push Pop Bubble Popping Set It Mini Poppet Figit Package Figetget Spinners, Infinity Rubiks Cube Stress Relief Balls w Sensory Toys for Autistic ADHD Kids Girls • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Kid Detective Zet - The Egyptian Mysteries: Series Collection Book 1-4 • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
Pack of 4 Camouflage Plastic Tablecover Camo Tablecloth - 54" x 108" • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
Airheads Candy Bars, Variety Bulk Box, Chewy Full Size Fruit Taffy, Gifts, Holiday, Parties, Concessions, Pantry, Non Melting, Party, 60 Indvidually Wrapped Full Size Bars • Amazon Business $7.37 3 $22.11
Ring Pop Individually Wrapped Bulk Variety Party Lollipop Suckers with Assorted Flavors Fun Candy for Birthdays & Celebrations, Original, Mixed Fruit, 20 Count • Amazon Business $6.98 3 $20.94
The Last Kids on Earth: The Monster Box (books 1-3) • Amazon Business $20.43 1 $20.43
Twinkle Star 300 LED Window Curtain String Light Wedding Party Home Garden Bedroom Outdoor Indoor Wall Decorations, Warm White • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Parentswell Inflatable Pool Floats Candy Floaties Swim Rings Tubes, 3 Pack Beach Floatie Summer Fun Party Decoration Pool Lounge Toys for Kids • Amazon Business $19.59 1 $19.59
kaimei Donkey Pinata for Kids Birthday Anniversary Celebration Decorations Gaming Theme Pet Party Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Supplies with Stick Confetti • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
The Christmas Pig • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
9pcs Candy Party Supplies Candyland Table Honeycomb Centerpiece Decorations, Colorful Candy Themed Birthday Party Decor for Girls, Cute Candy Table Topper Sign • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Vintage Circus Party Supplies - Photo Booth Props & Decorations for Circus, Carnival Party Supplies, and Selfie Stations • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Cone Party Hats, Metallic Foil (4.8 x 6.8 In, 50-Pack) • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
Post-it Notes, 3x3 in, 14 Pads, America's #1 Favorite Sticky Notes, Cape Town Collection, Bright Colors (Magenta, Pink, Blue, Green), Clean Removal, Recyclable (654-14AN) • Amazon Business $13.96 1 $13.96
5 Packs Carnival Circus Party Decorations Supplies, Circus Carnival Bunting Banner, Red and White Pennant Banner Triangle Bunting Flag for Carnival Birthday Party, 7.4 x 10.8 Inch • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Vagski Happy Birthday Burlap Banner Colorful Bunting Banner Garland Flags for Birthday Party Decorations VAG041 • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Starburst Original Fruit Chews 2 Pounds BULK 200 Pieces Approximately - FRESH • Amazon Business $12.15 1 $12.15
Comic Story Book Party Banner - Super Hero Banner - Kids Room Decor - Party Decorations • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Interesting Stories for Curious Kids: A Fascinating Collection of the Most Interesting, Unbelievable, and Craziest Stories on Earth! • Amazon Business $11.90 1 $11.90
Karaoke Party Decorations Supplies, Large Fabric Rock Star Vacation Party Backdrop Banner for Rock N Roll Party Decorations, Rock Star Banner Background, 72.8 x 43.3 Inch • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Dusico® Balloons Rainbow Set (100 Pack) 12 Inches, Assorted Bright Colors, Made With Strong Multicolored Latex, For Helium Or Air Use. Kids Birthday Party Decoration Accessory • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish Boxed Set: (My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish; The Seaquel; Fins of Fury) • Amazon Business $10.16 1 $10.16
Yeacool Camouflage Netting Military Camo Nets for Party Decoration Hunting Sunshade Camping Shooting(Woodland Camo 6.5ftx5ft) • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
XFasten Caution Tape Roll, Non Adhesive, 3-Inch x 1000-Foot Yellow Black Barricade Safety Tape- High Visibility for Workplace Safety • Amazon Business $9.40 1 $9.40
3 Packs Record Cutout Banner 1950's Rock and Roll Music Party Decorations Record Wall Decor Signs for 50's Theme Party Supplies Music Party Favors • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
When You Trap a Tiger: (Winner of the 2021 Newbery Medal) • Amazon Business $8.54 1 $8.54
The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Strange Case of Origami Yoda (Origami Yoda #1) • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Fun Express Large Foam Playing Dice (1 dz) • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49

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