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

Learning Through Exploration

My students need play-based center items and science center materials such as kits for hands-on exploration of science skills like magnetism, light, color, sink/ float, and sound!

  • $713 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is in the suburbs of a large city and has a variety of families, including military families, low socio-economic, and many different cultures. My students are kindergarteners and are inquisitive, quick learners!

My kindergarteners are more engaged with a variety of activities; I love to provide new, fun ways to practice essential skills and watch them make progress in leaps and bounds.

My goal, for whatever skill we are learning in my classroom, is that my students have a variety of experiences and ways to learn new things!

My Project

My students will be so excited to use these center items! My project's main focus is learning through hands-on play and exploration. The hands on science centers will reinforce science concepts we are learning about in the classroom and give students extra time to explore those concepts in a center. My students will be able to use the community cars and garages while in the block center.

In our house center, they will use the grocery set to pretend they are at a grocery store or market.

The mailbox will be used in our writing center so they can write letters to each other. They will enjoy practicing sight words with the sight word fishing game.

They'll gain knowledge of number concepts by using the 10 frame dice for various math activities. We can use the tub of animals for play or as manipulatives for math. These materials will be utilized in so many different ways in my classroom!

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

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH225X - Can Do! Science Discovery Kits - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
LL600X - Science Viewers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
GG872 - Lakeshore Community Garages - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
TT510X - Fishing for Sight-Words - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
BT183 - Best-Buy Tub of Animals • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LL570 - Engineer-A-Coaster Activity Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
HH919 - Lakeshore Grocery Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LA815 - Pretend & Play Mailbox • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LM826 - Hardwood Community Vehicles - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
EE316 - Magnet Cars - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
EE809 - Magnetic Fishing Poles - Set of 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$566.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$605.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$106.84

Total project goal

$712.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$712.24

3 Donors

-$712.24

Donations toward project cost

-$605.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$106.84

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$0.00

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