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Mr. Surian from Decatur IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfort, Collaboration, and Creativity with Active Centers

My students need a comfortable, flexible, cooperative area (rug) to support their creative, collaborative skills building on their social emotional learning. These active games and activities will increase their letter and number knowledge.

  • $987 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This will be my first year teaching kindergarten. As students embark on their first year of learning, I want the classroom to be a special place, where they can work and learn together. Enhancing their creativity in a safe learning environment, where children come first. I want all of my students to know that I care about and value them as learners within a larger learning community. I feel so fortunate to be able to come back to the classroom after serving as a principal for the last 12 years.

My Project

These materials will allow my students to work together in an active, hands-on, minds-on environment in the classroom. My kindergarten students will need these letter and math activities that focus on counting, letter and number recognition, sorting, sequencing and building sounds and words. My students will have access to these activities throughout the learning day. They will develop interpersonal skills by working together, enhance problem-solving, and most importantly they will develop a love for learning in Kindergarten! Your generous donation to our project will improve our kindergarten classroom by helping our children work and learn together, in a comfortable environment.

Mr. Surian
Grades PreK-2
  • William Harris Elementary School
  • Decatur, IL
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC109 - Navy Blue Round Carpet - 9' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $339.00 1 $339.00
DD755X - Magnetic Language Rods - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $85.00 1 $85.00
TT600X - Magnetic Math Rods - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $85.00 1 $85.00
LC740X - Learning Letters Activity Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
FF429 - Build-A-Word! Magnet Board - 3-Letter Words • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FF428 - Build-A-Word! Magnet Board - 4-Letter Words • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PP491 - Giant Clear-View Alphabet Stamps - Uppercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
PP490 - Giant Clear-View Alphabet Stamps - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LA299 - Learn the Alphabet! Dough Mats • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
JJ466 - 3-Letter Word Building Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
FK324 - Animals in the Barn Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
FK213 - Fairy Tale Castle Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
LL688 - Learn to Count! Dough Mats • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
FK276 - Dinosaurs Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
FK109 - Bugs Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
FK221 - Alphabet Train Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
JJ314 - Colors & Shapes Bingo • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
JJ312 - Numbers Bingo • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
JJ311 - Alphabet Bingo • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$796.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$838.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$148.02

Total project goal

$986.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$986.81

10 Donors

-$805.05

Donations toward project cost

-$698.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$106.51

match offer

-$165.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$140.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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