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Mrs. Karstrand from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Better Tomorrows With Magna Tiles

My students need more Magna Tiles to create imaginative buildings and designs. Magna Tiles have been a favorite building manipulative in my classroom for years. They are so popular that we simply need more!

  • $191 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My Kindergarten students with special needs are awesome! They are diverse learners who love learning! They are active, fun-loving, creative, and curious! We are in a large urban district and my students come from a wide variety of backgrounds and abilities, but they all love school! Benjamin Franklin said, "Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn!" My goal to always involve and engage my students in learning! My students love and derive the most benefit from "hands on" and movement activities.

My Project

Magna tiles have been the most popular manipulative/building item in my classroom for years! There are a multitude of reasons for their popularity with students and teachers. These translucent magnetic tiles provide a fun way to explore geometric concepts and build awesome buildings! They are fun and easy to use even for my students with physical and intellectual challenges.

The tiles help students explore symmetry, area and perimeter, angles, logical thinking, and problem solving.

Hands on experiences are essential for students in early childhood and Magna Tiles provide a perfect hand on activity. The skills that are developed using Magna Tiles are essential for success in math and school.

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

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DG547 - Magna-Tiles® - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.99 1 $129.99

Materials cost

$129.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$161.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.58

Total project goal

$190.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$190.52

2 Donors

-$190.52

Donations toward project cost

-$161.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.58

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$0.00

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