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Mrs. Rowe from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Learn As We Play!

My students need activities to help them learn while staying active such as; Soft & Safe Ring Toss, Sight-Word Steps, and Soft & Safe Comet Balls.

  • $161 goal

This project expired on June 18, 2018.

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My Students

I am so honored and privileged to teach 26 energetic and amazing kindergarten students every day! My school is in a multicultural, low socioeconomic area in a large urban city. My students come from hardworking, struggling, caring families who may not be able to afford expensive educational materials for their children. In spite of these circumstances, my students come to school excited and eager to learn everything they can!

My students are eager and enthusiastic about becoming expert readers, writers, and learners!

Our number one goal in kindergarten is to learn to read, write, and develop number sense! My students love reading and listening to both fiction and non-fiction texts every day.

My Project

Learning should be fun, especially in kindergarten! My students are experiencing many firsts this year such as adjusting to a full school day, learning to follow directions, and learning many new skills such as reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

My kindergarten students need frequent movement activities and brain-breaks to keep them focused, motivated, and excited about learning.

The school day can be very overwhelming for five and six year-old students!

My students will be able to build sight-word recognition one step at a time—with The Sight-Word Steps skill-building mats that create an active learning environment! The Soft & Safe Ring Toss Game will enable my students to develop muscle control and coordination as they play! The easy-grip, squeezable Soft & Safe Comet Ball Game will allow my children to develop their listening skills, gross motor skills, as well as build their social skills.

My students will build vital skills necessary for success in kindergarten by experiencing these fun and educational games.

Mrs. Rowe
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 26 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG737 - Sight-Word Steps • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
RR353 - Soft & Safe Ring Toss • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
FC589 - Soft & Safe Comet Balls - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

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