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Mrs. Michael from Kingwood TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Lakeshore Our Learning!

Help me give my students new hands-on learning manipulatives to engage their minds and peak their interest!

  • $278 goal

This project expired on August 16, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kindergarteners come to school every day excited and eager to try new things and be brave learners. We know that we may make mistakes and that we may get messy, but we always try our best and learn from whatever happens. We are a team.

I love my class because of its immense diversity.

Our school is a bridge between low-income and upper-middle-class neighborhoods outside of Houston. Due to this unique situation, we have students of every nationality, religion, race, and family makeup. We have special needs, GT, and English Language Learners. A lot of our students have a tough home life, and many of our kids need to be on a free/reduced-priced lunch program or a backpack program to have food on the weekends. Many of our families and teachers are still recovering from the effects of Hurricane Harvey, which devastated our community.

Because of this, we sometimes have a disparity between the accessibility of resources, especially with technology and innovative supplies/books/games. Even so, these kids are resilient and brilliant and they all deserve the VERY, VERY best opportunities and education we can give them. That's my goal every day! Join me!

My Project

Each one of the items requested has a specific purpose in my lessons. The magnetic learning boards will be used in centers because kids have a hard time keeping loose manipulatives together and in a specific group. These magnetic boards are a perfect solution, as they attach to each other. This is also great for motor skills!

The donations to this project will help to improve my students' understanding of and competency in authentic, meaningful learning.

Being able to conduct their own learning lesson is empowering for all learners, but especially for my little guys who are just beginning to be independent! They love to get out their own materials, to perform their task at their own pace, and then to be able to clean it up and put it away by themselves. Magic!

The STEM blocks, learning lacers, and build-a-number houses are additional manipulatives that I feel will add to their learning, increase their motor skills, and allow them independence.

Mrs. Michael
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE625X - Solve It! Magnetic Math Boards - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $51.00 1 $51.00
PP969 - Build-A-Number Houses • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
RR751 - Bristle Builders<sup>\u00AE<\/sup> - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
PP291 - Self-Checking Magnetic Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98
PP498 - Phonemic Awareness Self-Checking Magnetic Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
PP497 - Alphabet Self-Checking Magnetic Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99

Materials cost

$202.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.04

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$235.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.64

Total project goal

$277.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$277.62

1 Donor

-$139.00

Donations toward project cost

-$118.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.85

match offer

-$138.62

Match offer toward project cost

-$117.83

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.79

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$0.00

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