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Mrs. Litvak from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Basic Skills Make Super Learners!!

My students need games, activity kits, beads, and sensory toys to prepare them for further learning.

  • $481 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is a diverse inclusive classroom of low-income students aged 3 to 5. For most of my students, this is their first learning experience. All of our students receive free breakfast and lunch at school. We are located in the inner city of Pittsburgh and provide a free comprehensive program that is designed to nurture and support each child as we prepare them to transition to kindergarten.

My students are very interested in learning about letters, math social studies, engineering, and science, and enjoy exploring with technology.

They are dreamers, thinkers, and questioners and love to discover new things about the world around them. Despite the challenges they face they come to school each day ready to work and play with smiles and positive attitudes.

My Project

The majority of my students come to school with little to no basic skills in areas such as math and literacy. They are prepared to learn and need to have confidence to be successful in building their skills.

Young students do best with lots of hands on learning opportunities.

My students need a learning environment filled with a variety of hands on manipulatives to be able to learn counting, letters and basic skills as they explore.

My students will use the dough mats with play dough to learn shapes and develop fine motor skills. Color games will teach colors and sorting and the positional game will teach important spatial concepts. Fishing for numbers and alphabet learning locks will build basic math and literacy skills that are needed to further their learning.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD935X - Let’s Go Fishing Math Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
LC126 - Alphabet Learning Locks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
FF186 - Early Math Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Learning Resources Mini Muffin Match Up Counting Toy Set, 77 Pieces • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
Learning Resources Fox in The Box- Position Word Activity Set, 65 Pieces • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
Learning Resources Dive into Shapes! A"Sea" and Build Geometry Set, 129 Pieces • Amazon Business $27.21 1 $27.21
Learning Resources Crocodile Hop Floor Game • Amazon Business $25.23 1 $25.23
Learning Resources Learning Resources Splash Of Color- Magnetic Sorting Set • Amazon Business $22.39 1 $22.39
Learning Resources Mental Blox Critical Thinking Game • Amazon Business $20.49 1 $20.49
Learning Resources View-Thru Geometric Solids, 14 Pieces • Amazon Business $18.19 1 $18.19
Learning Resources Smart Snacks Alpha Pops, 26 Pieces • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Learning Resources Mini Motor Math Activity Set (LER7731) • Amazon Business $14.62 1 $14.62
LL688 - Learn to Count! Dough Mats • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
FansArriche Water Beads for kids, 80,000 beads & 2 Counting Scoop Orbeez Beads Water Jelly Beads Gel Water Growing Beads for Orbies Foot Spa Refill,Kids Sensory Toys, Plants Vases • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59

Materials cost

$372.64

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$408.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.04

Total project goal

$480.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$480.27

3 Donors

-$257.63

Donations toward project cost

-$218.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.64

match offer

-$222.64

Match offer toward project cost

-$189.24

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.40

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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