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Ms. Sumanga from N Las Vegas NV is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands on is Minds-On

Help me give my students fun and engaging hands-on activities such as Tower of Sight-Words Games and Alphabet Rockets to help reinforce their individualized learning goals.

  • $553 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students I work with range from kindergarten to third grade. They are kind, lively, inquisitive, and very eager to learn. They all have individualized education plans that either require specialized in-class support and accommodations or pull-out resource and related services in either reading, math, writing/fine motor, language/communications, behavior, speech, and/or a combination of multiple supports. Their unique approach to learning is what makes each and everyone of them special.

Although many of them have been dealt with a challenging deck of cards, they still manage to come to school ready to learn and with happy hearts.

Their enthusiasm to learn never ceases to amaze me!

My Project

Think back to when you were in school - you may have taken classes such as auto-mechanics, choir, painting or photography. Now, look at the classes offered to children today—many of these hands-on experiences are few and far between. In today's day and age, students are expected to complete handouts and sit through lectures, without ever having the opportunity to apply these skills. The hands-on experience that was once thought of as key to building a well rounded student has now disappeared from the classroom.

The hands-on activities I am requesting for my students will not only help to reinforce their individualized learning goals, but also help them to gain a better understanding of the concept.

Often times, all that is truly needed to understand a basic concept, such as simple addition or subtraction, is to manipulate objects and visualize the process. The use of these materials will allow my students to develop critical thinking skills as well as enhance their abilities to reason in more meaningful ways. Most importantly, it will help them experiment with trial and error and learn from their mistakes.

Ms. Sumanga
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT460X - Tower of Sight-Words Games - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
PP185 - Lakeshore Alphabet Rockets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
FF315 - Alphabet Mystery Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
JJ779 - Button Sorting Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
TT625 - Peg Number Boards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $36.99 1 $36.99
DD561 - Lakeshore Counting Cones • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FF468 - Magnetic Sight-Word Sentence Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC127 - Unlock It! Number Match • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
RR928 - Ladybugs Counting Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
RR935 - Spider Web Counting Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
HH397 - Tactile Alphabet Match-Ups • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$401.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$31.55

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$469.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.85

Total project goal

$552.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$552.32

1 Donor

-$276.16

Donations toward project cost

-$234.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.42

match offer

-$276.15

Match offer toward project cost

-$234.73

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.42

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$0.00

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