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Mr. Ruihley from Kalamazoo MI is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Excitement of Light!

My students need opportunities to explore light (at a light table) and the enjoyment of science using these manipulatives!

  • $930 goal

This project expired on May 23, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a preschool classroom, consisting of two half day sessions of eighteen 4 and 5 year olds. We serve low income families by providing a high quality free preschool experience. Many of our students have other risk factors such as, a single parent, living in an unsafe area, and many more. The students are very hands on and love learning through play. All of our students are getting ready to move into kindergarten. We want to introduce them to a fun filled year that they will remember and share!

My Project

We are very interested in light and how it provides our world with many opportunities. The materials would supply my students with a light table and the chance to identify letters and numbers, build structures that are see through, and make designs on the pegboard.

Science is engaging and a great way to turn young children into life long learners.

Light tables draw children in with their soft light and fun abilities with any subject. The little pieces help build fine motor skills. This project will provide many different learning opportunities through different mediums of play. I believe that this light table and manipulatives will help in so many ways, especially with motor skills, math skills and communication skills.

Mr. Ruihley
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 36 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL543 - Color-Changing Light Table • Lakeshore Learning Materials $549.00 1 $549.00
LL559 - Light Table Pegs & Pegboard - 4 Sets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
RA432 - Crystal Building Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LL583 - Nature Up Close! Light Table Slides • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FS491 - Human X-Rays - Set of 18 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC589 - Translucent Numbers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
LC588 - Translucent Letters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$748.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.23

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$790.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$139.44

Total project goal

$929.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$929.61

1 Donor

-$929.61

Donations toward project cost

-$790.17

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$139.44

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$0.00

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