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Mrs. Kim Mento from Evanston IL is requesting educational kits & games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Wellness Through Games

Help me give my students books that teach about social-emotional skills, and a variety of games that will increase physical activity within the classroom!

  • $271 goal

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My Students

Kindergarten is such an exciting time for my little kiddos to blossom into lifelong learners. I have so much passion for teaching and nothing brings me more joy than being with my kindergarten students! It takes a big heart to shape little minds!

As a kindergarten teacher, it is my sincere passion to instill a love for learning in my students!

They make my heart so full!

We love growing together as a class all year, and we enjoy seeing each other learn new things, becoming closer as a class, and always cheering each other on.

Our students are diverse and come from many backgrounds and ethnicities. Many students are new to the country and are learning English. We have two programs at our school. The ESL program and the STEP program serve children with autism.

My Project

After a much-needed winter break, my students and I are back to school and ready for a safe and healthy second semester! With the latest COVID-19 surge and ongoing stress students are facing, their social-emotional and physical health remain top priorities. It is important that my kindergarteners are engaged in learning throughout the school day. This project consists of a variety of games that will involve the students being physically active while learning important math and reading concepts.

Happy students are healthy students!

Pop Its, and puzzles will provide stress relief and will keep the students motivated and engaged. The games will provide the perfect opportunity to practice social skills, engage in conversations, and address social-emotional needs. I am so thankful for DonorsChoose for providing teachers with the opportunity to get engaging materials for their students. Thank you for helping my classroom!

Mrs. Kim Mento
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pnirya Big Pop Game Board with Dice Its for Kids, Giant Bubble Pop Fidget Game Sensory Toys for Adults Boys Girls Interactive Jumbo Popper Stress Relief Fidget Toys Gifts for Parent-Child Time • Amazon Business $13.88 5 $69.40
Learning Resources Alphabet Marks The Spot Floor Mat • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Learning Resources Crocodile Hop Floor Game, Early Learning Skills, Individual Or Group Play, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $26.05 1 $26.05
Push Bubble Sensory Fidget Toys, Popper it Fidget Toys, Big Pop Chess Board Game Tetris Jigsaw Puzzle Pop Push it, Stress Relief Squeeze Toys for Kids Adult • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Big Pop Game Chess Board Fidget Toy, Macaron Push Bubble Popper Fidget Sensory Toy for Kids, Silicone Stress Toy for Multiplayer Games, Party Pop Game Board, Huge Anti-Anxiety Toy(168 Bubble) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Bucket Filling from A to Z: The Key to Being Happy • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
(Pack of 128) JABINCO Mini Wooden Colored clothespins,16 coloers Each 8pcs • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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