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Ms. Kuznetsova from Bayonne NJ is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Getting Comfy and Cozy With Math and Science!

Help me give my students a carpet where they can learn and forget about any difficulties of home life and basic tools for science, such as a magnifying glass, microscope, or a collection of rocks and fossils.

  • $923 goal

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My Students

I am a second-year teacher at a small community school. I teach Math and Science at the 5th Grade level.

The majority of my students are from low-income households.

I have 20+ students who are diverse learners with different needs. Many of them find escape at school from their personal lives. This is why it is very important for me to a provide safe and welcoming environment for them. I want them to feel comfortable, excited, and open to new things and discoveries.

My students are always very excited to use technology during math and science classes, but unfortunately, their enthusiasm is often met with an overwhelming lack of resources. The staff at our school is extremely dedicated and work together to provide students with as many opportunities and resources as possible, but there is still so much that our classrooms need.

My Project

Every year math and science is being integrated with more technology, and engineering practices. I want to be able to give my students a chance to be successful with both subjects and prepare them for this new word without fear of technology.

Recently, I received a Smartboard for my classroom, but my room lacks a carpet where I can gather my students in front of the Smart board or show them math concepts using math manipulatives.

They have to sit on the tile floor and often refuse to do so.

Also I don’t have any basic tools for science, such as a magnifying glass, microscope, or a collection of rocks and fossils.

Students are tired of traditional methods of learning, they need new ways of gathering information around them, and technology is the best way to do it!

Ms. Kuznetsova
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC862 - Flex-Space Comfy Rectangular Classroom Carpet - 6' x 9' - Gray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $229.00 1 $229.00
FE405X - Classroom Rock, Fossil & Mineral Collections - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $139.00 1 $139.00
RA804 - Geometric Foam Shapes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 4 $119.96
BF191 - Hands-On Fraction Tiles Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 5 $59.95
EE923 - Giant Magnetic Place Value Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LA657 - Bar Magnets - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LA124 - Best-Buy Magnifiers - Set of 36 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $36.99 1 $36.99
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 2 $33.98
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 2 $33.98

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