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Ms. Fine from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-on Learning!

My students need hands-on materials to improve their literacy and math knowledge, to help them with problem solving, and for team building activities.

  • $579 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

While my students have grown up under high levels of poverty and therefore the stress that comes with it, they are hilarious, adventurous, passionate, and curious. Their imaginations run wild and their hearts are so gigantic that I am amazed every single day.

My 1st-3rd graders have learning and emotional disabilities, and many have directly experienced trauma.

Because of their disabilities, instructional content can often be abstract and therefore frustrating. My students love to build, create, and problem solve, and therefore hands on materials in our classroom are the key to active engagement, growth, and an all around love for learning.

My Project

Having manipulatives and activities like pattern blocks, snap and slide number bonds, and touch and reads will allow for my students to access the curriculum in a way that they currently cannot by visualizing the content.

By being able to engage in hands-on learning, they will make abstract concepts understandable and will be able to make both academic and social-emotional growth.

By ensuring that low income students feel like confident sense makers and members of a community in the classroom will allow them to hone their skills and make a positive change in their school, community, and in the world.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC590X - Light Table Manipulative Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
FF524 - Small-Group Teaching Easel • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
DD370X - Soft Seats - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $56.99 1 $56.99
EE329 - Magnetic Pattern Block Builders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
GG367 - Touch & Read Blends & Digraphs Match • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
EE188 - Simple Sentences Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LL798 - Week-By-Week Calendar • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DA334 - Wooden Pattern Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
EE991 - Visualize It! Part-Whole Addition and Subtraction Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
DD267 - Snap & Slide Number Bonds - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
EE486 - Roll & Solve Addition Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
TH4530 - Pattern Blocks Design Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$454.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$491.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.77

Total project goal

$578.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$578.47

2 Donors

-$578.47

Donations toward project cost

-$491.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$86.77

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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