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Ms. Tutas from Ridgeland SC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help! My Classroom is in Need of Inspiration!

Help me give my students a fulfilling educational experience with an updated classroom with the requested Magna Doodle, LEGOs, and color pencils.

  • $557 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class consists of twenty, curious, creative, four and five year old students. These students come from an extremely small rural community with limited "real world" experiences.

Our school is a Title I school with very limited funding for our child development program.

My little scholars are full of energy and greatly enjoy hands-on activities. These early learning years are the foundation of a child's education. The early childhood classroom should encourage the student's social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development. With your help, I can create a more effective learning environment for my students.

My Project

My students are eager to learn but I feel I cannot give them the full learning experience with the small amount of meaningful, hands-on materials in our classroom.

Our learning centers have become "boring" with a lack of choices to stimulate the imaginations of four-year-olds.

My classroom is without basic items such as binoculars for the science and discovery center and paper for painting in the art center. The letter construction kit will help students understand how letters are formed. The STEM kits will help to expand their creativity in a fun way that will bring learning to life. Our building and block center consist of leftovers from previous years, some of which are in disrepair. Help me, help my students look forward to coming to school each day with exciting new possibilities in an updated classroom.

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

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 20 students.

12 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cra-Z-Art 14608 Retro Magna Doodle • Amazon Business $13.49 4 $53.96
LEGO DUPLO Classic Deluxe Brick Box 10914 Starter Set with Storage Box, Great Educational Toy for Toddlers 18 Months and up, New 2020 (85 Pieces) • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Conductor Carl TCON-201 100-Piece Train Track Town Starter Set Bulk Value Wooden Set with 34 Track Pieces, 12 Cars & Trains, 15 People/Signs, & 39 Trees/Houses • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Madisi Colored Pencils Bulk - Pre-Sharpened - 12 Assorted Colors - 432 Classpack Colored Pencils for Kids • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Learning Resources Letter Construction, School Activity Set, Play School, 73 Pieces, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $34.46 1 $34.46
WishaLife 250 Pieces Tube Toys, Sensory Toys, Toy Pipe, Tube Locks Set, Tubular Spout Construction Building Blocks Set, Educational STEM Building Learning Toys with Wheels for Kids Boys Girls • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Learning Resources Dive into Shapes! A "Sea" and Build Geometry Set, 129 Pieces, Ages 6+ • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. Kidnoculars: Kids Binoculars - Perfect for Preschool Science • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Monkey Number Balance Math Games Preschool Educational Toys Early Math Teaching Tool Counting Toy for Kids Learning Numbers, Basic Addition, Subtraction Kindergarten, Toddlers STEM Toy Math Balance • Amazon Business $15.89 1 $15.89
Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. My First Microscope STEM Toy for Preschoolers • Amazon Business $15.39 1 $15.39
Elmer's Disappearing Purple School Glue, Washable, 60 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $14.48 1 $14.48
Melissa & Doug Easel Paper Pad (Top-Bound Pad, Premium White Bond Paper, 2-Pack with 50 Sheets, 17 xd7 20 inches, Great Gift for Girls and Boys - Best for 2, 3, 4 Year Olds and Up) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
The World of Eric Carle Very Hungry Caterpillar Counting Floor Puzzle • Amazon Business $13.52 1 $13.52
Dry Erase Erasers, 36 Pack Magnetic Whiteboard Eraser Chalkboard Eraser Dry Eraser for Classroom Office and home (Blue) • Amazon Business $12.68 1 $12.68
Learning Advantage Double-Sided Geoboard Set - 5 x 5 Grid/12 Pin Circular Array - Set of 6 with Rubber Bands - Geometry Math Manipulative - Teach Angles and Symmetry • Amazon Business $10.75 1 $10.75
Eureka Classroom Supplies Learn to Count Counting Animals with Storage Tub, 100 pcs • Amazon Business $10.36 1 $10.36
MAGIKON Colorful Dough Tools Kit for Children ,6 Pieces , Multi-Functional , Fit for Little Hands • Amazon Business $9.92 1 $9.92
Pencil Grips for Kids Handwriting, Comfortable Writing Training Aid Grip for Kids, School Supplies for Kids, 10 Pack Pencil Holder with 8 Clips and an Extra Pencil Bag • Amazon Business $7.97 1 $7.97

Materials cost

$408.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$28.79

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$473.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.51

Total project goal

$556.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$556.72

10 Donors

-$531.72

Donations toward project cost

-$451.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$79.76

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

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$0.00

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