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Mrs. Exum from Colorado Springs CO is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Through Exploration

Help me give my students games, puzzles and blocks for their new water table!

  • $340 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher, I want to provide my students with the best education possible, so that they can be college and career ready. We are an IB school! What does this mean? The IB program encourages students to think broadly, beyond the boundaries of their communities, and to see themselves as members of a global society. These students are sure to be intelligent contributors to society as they travel through life.

Our low-income students deserve equal opportunities and the best education possible!

I love each and every one of my students, this is why I want to give them the absolute best first year of school (kindergarten). Everyday these kindergartners are putting their best foot forward while emerging themselves in their education. They are wiggly 5-6 year olds filled with excitement for learning. Our Kindergarten classroom is a welcoming place where you will see young students taking action and responsibility for their own learning experience.

My Project

Thanks to DonorsChoose.org we have recently acquired a new water table in our classroom. The water table allows young kindergarten students to engage in sensory play and learning throughout their very academic and busy day. Our water table needs some accessories such as learning games, puzzles, and waterproof building blocks that float! Children learn best when they’re able to decompress, process and apply what they have been learning through exploration and independent learning activities. My students are eager to learn in nontraditional ways. Students will be able to learn a variety of social and academic skills through exploration at our new water table .

Mrs. Exum
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT300X - Neon Store-It-All Rotating Caddies - Set of 4 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $89.99 2 $179.98
EE332 - Float & Find Alphabet Bubbles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
EE290 - Design & Build Water Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$239.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.36

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$288.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.99

Total project goal

$339.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$339.91

3 Donors

-$170.00

Donations toward project cost

-$144.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.50

match offer

-$169.91

Match offer toward project cost

-$144.42

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.49

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$0.00

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