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  • $726 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. McMurray
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

A Time For Being a Kid!

My students need 23 constructive play materials such as Legos, blocks, and construction paper to enhance their educational experiences.

I teach first grade at a high poverty school in a rural area where the children have very little material possessions and many have very difficult home lives.

My students have little out of school experiences and have to be very intrinsically motivated. I allow my students to use creative play materials where they are given the opportunity to expand their critical thinking skills. Furthermore, I work daily to provide my students with the opportunity to be creative through art.

The teacher funding for our state has been cut by $125. My classroom is in need of construction paper that my students may use for art creations. My teacher allotment money this year will have to be used for copy paper and other small ticket items that are necessities in the classroom. My students need blocks and creative play games to use that will enhance their hands-on learning and will build critical thinking skills and I am afraid I will not be able to provide them with these materials this year.

Your help will ensure that my students have the materials they need to be creative in their work and build critical thinking skills. The addition of these items to our classroom will motivate my students to attend school regularly and be enthusiastic about learning.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Item Shipping/Handling Charges • Blick Art Materials $9.95 1 $9.95
DB ECNO CONSTRUCTION/VLT 9X12 50CT • Blick Art Materials $1.04 3 $3.12
DB ECNO CONSTRUCTION/WHT 9X12 50CT • Blick Art Materials $1.04 3 $3.12
DB ECNO CONSTRUCTION/YLW 9X12 50CT • Blick Art Materials $1.04 3 $3.12
LEGO BASIC BRICKS BX • Childcraft, Inc. $29.95 1 $29.95
K'NEX KID CLASSROOM COLLECTION • Childcraft, Inc. $89.99 1 $89.99
BLOCKS TABLETOP UNIT ECONOMY SET • Childcraft, Inc. $29.99 2 $59.98
BLOCKS TIMBER BUILDING SET 300 PIECES • Childcraft, Inc. $29.99 1 $29.99
BLOCKS THISTLE 49 PIECES • Childcraft, Inc. $17.99 2 $35.98
LEGO BASIC BRICKS BX • Childcraft, Inc. $29.95 1 $29.95
BLOCKS TABLETOP UNIT ECONOMY SET • Childcraft, Inc. $29.99 2 $59.98
BLOCKS TIMBER BUILDING SET 300 PIECES • Childcraft, Inc. $29.99 1 $29.99
BLOCKS THISTLE 49 PIECES • Childcraft, Inc. $17.99 1 $17.99
PAPER EASEL WHITE ROLL 12 X 200' • Childcraft, Inc. $9.99 1 $9.99
LC108 - Pattern Cards for Magnetic Designer • Lakeshore Learning $6.95 1 $6.95
LC107 - Magnetic Designer • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
RE214 - Lakeshore Pipe Builders • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 2 $33.90
DB ECNO CONSTRUCTION/BLK 9X12 50CT • Blick Art Materials $1.04 3 $3.12
DB ECNO CONSTRUCTION/BLU 9X12 50CT • Blick Art Materials $1.04 3 $3.12
DB ECNO CONSTRUCTION/BRN 9X12 50CT • Blick Art Materials $1.04 3 $3.12
DB ECNO CONSTRUCTION/HOLDAY GRN 9X12 50CT • Blick Art Materials $1.04 3 $3.12
DB ECNO CONSTRUCTION/ORG 9X12 50CT • Blick Art Materials $1.04 3 $3.12
DB ECNO CONSTRUCTION/PINK 9X12 50CT • Blick Art Materials $1.04 3 $3.12
DB ECNO CONSTRUCTION/SCARLET 9X12 50CT • Blick Art Materials $1.04 3 $3.12

Materials cost

$495.74

Vendor shipping charges

$49.57

State sales tax

$19.83

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$595.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$130.61

Total project goal

$725.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$725.61

2 Donors

-$700.00

Donations toward project cost

-$595.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$105.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$25.61

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 17 students.

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