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Mrs. Williams from Roseville CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Kinetic Materials Inspire Our Thinking!

Help me give my students kinetic materials to inspire, stimulate and build their thinking skills.

  • $175 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Just because our students' background experiences may be limited, our classroom experiences should be limitless!

Our TK students are beautifully diverse - in ethnicities, socio-economics, and in life experiences.

We are the only TK class at our Title I school (which means the majority of our school population qualifies for free or reduced lunch). For many of our TK students, this year is their very first school experience as many have not been able to take advantage of a preschool program.

My Project

Now that I am in my third decade of teaching, I have noticed an extreme and alarming shift in my students' homes.

Children used to learn to think and problem solve by playing outside, engaging in face to face interactions - these authentic experiences are quickly being replaced with screen time.

Since I can only control what I provide in my classroom, I would like to add more variety to my hands on learning stations so my students can engage in building activities, problem solve and cooperate. A kinetic sand sand station will delight my outdoor learners and a marble building station will surely engage my budding engineers.

Mrs. Williams
Grades PreK-2
More than half of 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.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mega Marble Run (100-Piece Set) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $44.99 1 $44.99
Marble Run • Kaplan Early Learning Company $33.26 1 $33.26
Kinetic Sandtm (3 lbs.) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $18.86 1 $18.86
Castle Sand Molds and Sculpting Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $9.86 1 $9.86

Materials cost

$106.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.79

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$148.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.18

Total project goal

$174.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$174.54

2 Donors

-$174.54

Donations toward project cost

-$148.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.18

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$0.00

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