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Ms. Van from Hesperia CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creativity and Critical Thinking Through Play

Help me give my students a 4C's STEM experience while playing! The other items will help us keep classroom management in check, so we have more time for instruction and play.

  • $517 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I love all of my students, and believe that I am blessed to be the teacher of such fine young students! One thing that amazes me about my class is their ability to get along with each other. If my class had a superpower it would be synergy. They are AMAZING!

My students are kind, creative, silly, smart, and love to work together!

Every day, I am surrounded by these beautiful little humans, and I would give them the world​ if I could! Thank you for taking the time to read, and possibly help my amazing students. Together We Are Better!

My Project

I am moving to First Grade, and I promise to bring play with me! We will be using the STEM Fairy Tale boxes to explore, re-tell, and play! Yes, we will play! I want to prove that we can have fun while we learn. I am hoping to change the outlook on play-based curriculum at my school. Help me if you can! I'm moving up! I want the world to know... The other supplies that I am requesting for my students will help me with classroom management. We need a place for all the books we read in Guided Reading, so students can re-read familiar books, and become fluent readers. I have requested a book box for each of my students. We just need your help in getting everything through our door!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP640X - Fairy Tales Problem Solving STEM Kits - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
JJ689 - Privacy Partition - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
YB10RD - Lakeshore Storage Box - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 5 $24.95
YB10PU - Lakeshore Storage Box - Purple • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 5 $24.95
YB10RG - Lakeshore Storage Box - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 5 $24.95
YB10BU - Lakeshore Storage Box - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 5 $24.95
YB10GR - Lakeshore Storage Box - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 5 $24.95
TT192BY - Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray - Bright Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
TT192BO - Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray - Bright Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
TT192GB - Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray - Bright Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
TT192BP - Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray - Bright Pink • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
TT192BB - Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray - Bright Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
TT192BL - Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray - Bright Purple • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
TT193BL - Lid For Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray - Bright Purple • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 1 $2.99
TT193BO - Lid For Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray - Bright Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 1 $2.99
TT193BP - Lid For Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray - Bright Pink • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 1 $2.99
TT193BY - Lid For Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray - Bright Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 1 $2.99
TT193GB - Lid For Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray - Bright Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 1 $2.99
TT193BB - Lid For Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray - Bright Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 1 $2.99

Materials cost

$369.62

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$33.82

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$438.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.47

Total project goal

$516.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$516.45

6 Donors

-$344.00

Donations toward project cost

-$295.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.60

match offer

-$168.92

Match offer toward project cost

-$143.58

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.34

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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