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Ms. Peterson from Chicago IL is requesting art supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Valentine's Day Projects

Help me give my students an educational and unforgettable Valentine's Day Celebration!

  • $265 goal

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This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

My Students

My class is full of students who exhibit determination, dedication and curiosity when it comes to their education. They are always displaying a willingness to dive deeper into their learning through high-level questioning and class discussions to grasp a concrete understanding!

My Project

The materials in this project are meant to create a meaningful, educational, and memorable Valentine's Day Celebration. The past 2 years have been incredibly difficult for all students, and it is evident within the classroom. Not only have lessons been affected but holiday celebrations have been as well. Last year, my students were remote for most holidays, they had to celebrate with their peers and teacher through virtual learning. This year, I am striving for an unforgettable Valentine's Day. I want to spread the Valentine's Day love to each and every one of my students through small tokens to take home, hands-on crafts, and STEM experiments. All of these will be Valentine's Day related.

This project is not just a "Valentine's Day Class Party".

It is so much more. It is a chance for my students to improve their socialization since that was stripped of them during virtual learning. It is a chance to continue creating a class family and an environment where everyone is welcomed and loved. It is also a chance to focus on STEM experiments that will increase their critical thinking skills, collaboration, and pique their interest in science. This is why you see materials such as red plastic cups, toothpicks, jumbo craft sticks, and even heart-shaped candy! A STEM activity that I plan to implement during our Valentine's Day celebration is to create a catapult using the jumbo craft sticks and rubber bands. The challenge requires students to work together and think of how a catapult works, how many sticks will be needed and estimating where the heart-shaped candy will land!

With these materials, I know my students will be engaged and excited to learn through hands-on activities while creating memories that they will carry with them throughout the next few years.

Ms. Peterson
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Brach's Tiny Conversation Hearts, Assorted Flavors, 33 oz • Amazon Business $15.00 3 $45.00
Amazon Basics 16-Ounce Disposable Plastic Cups, Red - Pack of 240 • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
42 Pack Valentines Day Cards with Heart Shaped Glasses Bulk for Kids, Valentines Day Gift, Fun Valentines Party Favors for Boys Girls, Classroom Treat Exchange Prizes Activity for School Class Teacher • Amazon Business $19.73 1 $19.73
72 Red Hearts Felt Garland - NO DIY - Valentines Day Red Heart Hanging String Garland - Valentines Day Decor - Valentine Decorations - Valentines Wedding Anniversary Birthday Party Supplies • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Perfect Stix Craft WTD-1000 Jumbo Craft Sticks, 0.1" Height, 0.6" Width, 6" Length (Pack of 1000) • Amazon Business $16.14 1 $16.14
Neenah Astrobrights 30% Recycled Bright Color Paper, 8 1/2in x 11in, 24 Lb, FSC Certified, Re-Entry Red, Ream of 500 Sheets, 21558 • Amazon Business $15.40 1 $15.40
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5" x 11", 32 lb/120 gsm, Living Coral (Rocket Red), 500 Sheets (91666) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Valentine's Day Valentine Ornament Valentine's Day Crafts Kits Monster Craft for Kids Valentine's Day Entertainment Activities DIY Handicraft Fun Home Activities (24 Sets) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Haooryx 75PCS Valentine’s Day Color Your Own Bookmarks Kids Creative DIY Coloring Blank Bookmarks Teachers Students Reading Enthusiasts Paint Bookmarks Valentines Paper Art Craft Gift Supplies • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Red Heart Super Saver Yarn, Orchid • Amazon Business $7.09 1 $7.09
RED HEART 073650016004 Super Saver Jumbo Yarn, Perfect Pink • Amazon Business $6.97 1 $6.97
BAZIC 465 Multicolor Rubber Bands for School, Home, or Office (Assorted Dimensions 227g/0.5 lbs) • Amazon Business $4.29 1 $4.29
1000 Count 100% Natural Bamboo Toothpicks – Kitchen Essential • Amazon Business $4.23 1 $4.23

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