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Mrs. Regello from Rio Linda CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-On Science Learning

My students need two marble runs, a real bug discovery kit, 12 magnifiers, and 12 eyedroppers.

  • $221 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Play is the work of children according to Piaget. My kindergarten students love to play and they love science! We lack hands-on science materials that would introduce the children to the exciting world around them.

My four and five year old kindergarten students are enthusiastic and curious learners.

I have a class of 25 children - 17 boys and 8 girls, including eight who are learning English and three with orthopedic impairments. Their parents want the best for them, however, because about 85% qualify for free or reduced lunch, they often do not have the resources to make science fun for their children.

My Project

Children learn best while playing. These hands-on science materials fill the bill by teaching key science skills while the children are having fun! The transparent marble run will allow the kids to learn about gravity, speed, and momentum. With the magnet center and bugs, children will be able to explore the basics of magnetism and parts of an insect. We can complete many experiments with the magnifying glasses and eye droppers. With these items, my students will love science and develop a sense of curiosity about the world!

By supporting my project, you will be investing in my kinders' learning and our future.

Research shows that early experiences in science helps kids develop problem-solving skills that empower them to participate in an increasingly scientific and technological world. As Piaget stated, "only education is capable of saving our societies from possible collapse, whether violent, or gradual." Please help me give my students a fun and interesting science education!

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Mrs. Regello
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA446 - Super-Safe Eyedroppers - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning $4.95 1 $4.95
LA123 - Best-Buy Magnifiers - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 1 $9.95
ZZ646 - Real Bugs Discovery Kit • Lakeshore Learning $24.99 1 $24.99
EE512 - Lakeshore Magnet Kit • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
Transparent Marble Run • Nasco $23.95 2 $47.90

Materials cost

$137.74

Vendor shipping charges

$4.79

State sales tax

$12.60

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$187.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.04

Total project goal

$220.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$220.24

4 Donors

-$123.00

Donations toward project cost

-$104.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.45

match offer

-$97.24

Match offer toward project cost

-$82.65

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.59

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$0.00

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