You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 

Mrs. E. from Bridgeport CT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-On STEM Kindergarten

My students need all types of puzzles to develop their problem solving skills in math, reading and writing.

  • $291 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My children are the best! They love to learn and are so interested in new things especially reading, writing, and math. Due to their age, they need much practice to master their skills.

My students are in an inner city school where all receive free lunch and many speak a language other than English at home.

Many of their families work two to three jobs in order to make ends meet.

They are delightful and enjoy hands-on learning materials such as puzzles and hands on math materials that they can learn and remember the concrete examples before moving on to the abstract. These concrete materials will also help to improve their problem solving skills

My Project

These puzzles and concrete math materials that the children can touch and feel will not only help the children learn the skills needed for success in Kindergarten and later on in life, but at the same time will help develop their minds to be able to problem solve by using hands on materials involving numbers, colors and shapes.

By working in small groups with these challenging puzzles and number, color and shape materials, the children will also learn how to work together and other important social skills and will be able to help each other to learn the specific skill.

The is a win win opportunity for all the children. For the children who speak another language, this will give the the extra practice to learn English.

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

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 48 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. E. is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL565X - Number Sequencing Puzzles - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
Pattern Play Revolution • Amazon Business $30.99 1 $30.99
Montessori Mathematics Material - Small Numerical Rods with Number Tiles Blue Red Color W/ Wooden Box For Preschool Kids Early Development Toy • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Innovative Kids Green Start Pattern Play Puzzles: Topsy Turvy Puzzle • Amazon Business $20.92 1 $20.92
Alytimes Colourful Montessori Teaching Tool Math Number Wood Board Preschool Toy Kid • Amazon Business $16.55 1 $16.55
Large Geometric Shape Sorting Wooden Puzzles, Set of 3. Chunky Jigsaw to learn Math and Color Recognition, for Early Educational Learning, Montessori Teaching for Pre-Schoolers, by INTELLITOYZ • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Jigsaw Puzzle, Cafurty Elephant Wooden Alphabet Letters Numbers Jigsaw Puzzle Block Toys for Preschool Children Boys Girls Kids Baby Birthday Gift - Elephant • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Revanak Wooden Educational Preschool Toddler Toys for 1 2 3 4-5 Year Old Boys Girls Shape Color Recognition Geometric Board Blocks Stack Sort Chunky Puzzles Kids Children Baby NON-TOXIC Toy by • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Melissa & Doug Magnetic Human Body Anatomy Play Set With 24 Magnetic Pieces and Storage Tray • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$213.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$246.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.52

Total project goal

$290.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$290.12

2 Donors

-$140.64

Donations toward project cost

-$127.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.60

match offer

-$140.66

Match offer toward project cost

-$119.56

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.10

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Bridgeport","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[258573],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CT","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3432244,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/hands-on-stem-kindergarten/3432244/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":48,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. E.","authorIds":{"258573":{"owner":"Mrs. E.","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3432244],"proposalHash":"-143876836","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-2_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":45562,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MjE4OTk1OQ==","NTU2MDE5Nw==","NTczMjMxMA=="],"teacherId":258573,"schoolCounty":"Fairfield","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CT","name":"Connecticut"}}