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Ms. McCarthy from Homestead PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building On Our Knowledge With Blocks!

My students need some new blocks and block play materials to "build" on their learning!

  • $560 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work with a great group of preschool students that come from varying ethnic and socially economic backgrounds. Our students come in every morning enthusiastic and ready to learn. They are a very energetic, talkative and fun loving group who love to ask questions. Our school is located in a low income community. We strive to provide a safe learning environment for our students.

Hands-on learning is what our energetic students need to succeed.

We are trying to provide more of this learning style to prepare our students for higher grades to come. Our goal is to provide our students with a preschool learning experience that they will carry with them for years to come.

My Project

We would like to provide our students the chance to use their imaginations to learn through building with different types of blocks and block play materials! We have the normal unit blocks available, but we would love to add to what we have to really bring out some ideas and different ways to use blocks!

The students will use their imaginations to create endless other things using blocks and block play materials.

They can make communities modeled after our community, zoos, amusement parks, bridges, roadways, and many many more things! They will be able to create and design an infinite number of projects and activities! We can't wait to see what our students will create using these materials!

Ms. McCarthy
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA200X - Lakeshore Block Play People - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 1 $99.50
BR875 - Light-Up Building Bricks - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
LL453 - See-Inside Magnetic Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
PP871 - Castle Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
RE888 - Window Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LL548 - Translucent Imagination Builders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC91 - Lakeshore Clear-View Storage Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 4 $27.96
LC93 - Lid for Lakeshore Clear-View Storage Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 4 $11.96

Materials cost

$439.37

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$475.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.99

Total project goal

$559.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$559.95

4 Donors

-$279.97

Donations toward project cost

-$237.98

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.99

match offer

-$279.98

Match offer toward project cost

-$237.98

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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