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Mrs. Leppaluoto from Oxnard CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Guided by the Light

My students need 1 light table to model math skills, develop storytelling skills and learn through free play.

  • $439 goal

This project expired on October 18, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We're the Eagles and my Kindergarten Eaglets are ready to SOAR! I am moving to kindergarten and have few early education materials for my hardworking, respectful and kind students from very diverse backgrounds. They struggle to meet grade level standards, but will arrive every morning with smiles on their faces and a willingness to do their best.

Our schedule, even at the kindergarten level, is packed with district mandated curriculum.

However, we still work hard to incorporate art, physical education, technology and play whenever we can to help our Eagles learn and grow.

My Project

A bright and shiny light table will provide my Kindergarten students with an area to practice newly acquired math skills and develop storytelling skills with trade and homemade materials in a unique way. In addition, the light table will build their reading and writing skills when the explore translucent letters and trace words. The light table can also be used during choice centers and art. As a new to kindergarten teacher, I have very few materials or equipment for these eager learners. The light table will be a new learning experience for the kindergartners that I am confident will be one of the most popular items in our classroom.

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

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
QS LIGHT TABLE W/LED LIGHTS • Frey Scientific $279.71 1 $279.71

Materials cost

$279.71

Vendor shipping charges

$33.57

State sales tax

$25.59

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$373.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$65.84

Total project goal

$438.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$438.91

1 Donor

-$438.91

Donations toward project cost

-$373.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.84

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$0.00

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