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Ms. Lewis from Erie PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Buying Free Time

Help me give my students toys to buy with their money for free time.

  • $172 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I currently teach Kindergarten. The students are excited every day to be in school. The students come from low-income households. At school I want to give them every opportunity to learn and explore.

The students love to come to school and learn.

The students are very engaged in math. They love that they are learning to add and subtract. The students are currently beginning learn their sounds, letters, shapes, and colors. This is very exciting time for the students and the first time most of them have been in school.

My Project

The students will be using the puzzles and LEGOs will be used to encourage students to want to work to earn money in the classroom. They will be able to spend their money to get free time. The puzzles will help with team work, problem solving skills, and fine motor skills. The puzzles are also wooden and are sturdy to hold up over time. The LEGOs will help the students gain fine motor skills, socializing, creativity, and team work. The money will teach students financial literacy skills to learn how to count, save, budget, and spend their money they earn.

These new materials will engage the students in fun activities that teach them lessons while having fun.

My students come from low income households and may not have these materials at home. The LEGOs and puzzles will all the students to love learning and coming to school every day.

Ms. Lewis
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lightaling Building Bricks Compatible with Lego - 1000 Pieces Bulk Building Blocks in Random Color - Mixed Shape - Includes 2 Figures • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Melissa & Doug 3-Puzzle Jigsaw Set - Dinosaurs, Ocean, and Safari • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Melissa & Doug Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles Set: Vehicles, Pets, Construction, and Farm (4 puzzles) • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
DWS 20 Mini Toy Figure Toys Set for Christmas Stocking Stuffers, X-mas Gifts for Kids, Assortment of Boys and Girls Figurines for Birthday Party Favors • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Learning Advantage, Play $1 Paper Bills - Set of 100 • Amazon Business $5.89 1 $5.89

Materials cost

$113.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$145.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.69

Total project goal

$171.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$171.24

1 Donor

-$72.78

Donations toward project cost

-$72.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$85.61

Match offer toward project cost

-$72.77

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.84

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.84

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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