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  • $197 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Stromberg
Grades PreK-2
  • Cass Elementary School
  • Livonia, MI
  • 9 donors
  • $0 still needed

Growing Imaginations in my Kindergarten

My students need Zoob Car Designer and building sets as well as Marble Run for open-ended building that encourages kids to learn, explore, and create.

My Students

I have to say that the most important tools for teaching creativity in kindergarten are manipulatives. Manipulatives provide the hands-on learning that enable young children to be able to create and discover how things work.

My class is comprised 26 of the cutest little five and six year old explorers.

They are active and always interested in learning. Our room can be described as a room of wonder. It is colorful and children are engaged in their learning. The students are happy, talking and moving. These students learn best with materials in their hands!

My Project

I can envision my students creating robots, dinosaurs, and the coolest vehicles with the Zoob connectors. I can also imagine great conversations erupting over the plan for Marble Run. Using the chosen creative manipulatives, my students will create projects based on their ideas, play with their creations, and share their ideas with others. This collaboration process will likely lead to some new exploration. Interactive learning is essential to prepare students for our fast-changing society in which community of learners are assessing problems and finding solutions. Specific academic goals include objectives to analyze, compare, create, and compose shapes, describe and compare measurable attributes and identify and describe shapes. One of the language goals for kindergarten students is to speak audibly and express thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly. These toys will create an authentic atmosphere where purposeful play leads to learning.

Goals, objectives, and curriculum are consistently changing.

However, the learning process for kindergarten children remains the same. They learn best by doing! Creativity and imagination never go out of style and thus, these tools are the building blocks for great students!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
VR649 - Zoob Car Designer • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 2 $69.98
XW683 - Zoob Building Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
RTL125 - Super-Fun Marble Run • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$134.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$166.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.47

Total project goal

$196.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$196.45

8 Donors

-$131.45

Donations toward project cost

-$111.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.72

match offer

-$65.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$55.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 26 students.

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