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Mrs. Strickland from Sumter SC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building a Future in PreK

Help me give my students Magna-Tiles, Waffle Builders, and Star Builders to properly develop fine motor skills while engaging them in STEM projects building structures and using their imaginations.

  • $218 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a preschool teacher I can have a maximum of 20 students in my class. This is a great number when you think that each one of my students, for the most part, is coming into a classroom for the first time.

I am the teacher that will set the foundation that will take them through their school years.

I am a lucky person with a lot of responsibility!

It is an amazing feeling to see them learn and grow!

My Project

As young learners, we learn through play in pre-kindergarten. We learn the essentials that will take us through graduation. We learn social skills and develop gross and fine motor skills.

With so much technology at the disposal of our children, fine motor skills are not being developed.

With the manipulatives I have chosen, my students will use their fine motor skills while being engaged in STEM activities that encourage them to use their imaginations and work together. Students will be introduced to great structures around the world and be encouraged to recreate them by using these manipulatives, while working with others.

Mrs. Strickland
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DG546 - Magna-Tiles® - Starter Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $52.99 1 $52.99
TT184 - Waffle Builders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LA847 - Giant Star Builders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99

Materials cost

$142.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.08

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$185.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.68

Total project goal

$217.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$217.87

3 Donors

-$217.87

Donations toward project cost

-$185.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.68

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$0.00

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