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Mrs. Raghunath from New York NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Through Play!

Help me give my students quality classroom manipulatives to build with, and a nice rug for them to discover on!

  • $337 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a brand new 3K classroom in a school in New York City!

Ninety percent of my school is living below the poverty line.

But despite this, they come ready to learn each and every day!

This is the first year my school is providing a 3K classroom, or like a pre-preK. My students are always looking for new adventures and experiences! They are developing so much in these early years! Their fine motor skills, gross motor skills, and social emotional skills are all growing tremendously as they are learning how to navigate the school environment!

My Project

These materials will help my students learn through their engagement in building and playing with them! They can learn through building with different colors and shapes! It will get them thinking outside of the box and creatively in order to further their knowledge and language.

Not only will they be learning through building, but these manipulatives will also be developing their fine motor skills!

Developing these fine motor muscles and skills is such an important and often neglected stage of children's development. This fine motor work paves the path for them to be able to write correctly with a pencil and cut with scissors, as well as, zipping their jackets and tying their shoes!

I am asking for these materials for my students in order for them to be able to develop these much needed skills.

Mrs. Raghunath
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EG813 - Mega Magnets Construction Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
TT847 - Around Town Play Carpet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 2 $59.98
PP838 - Snap-Bots • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Plan Toys Gears and Deluxe Puzzles • Amazon Business $37.79 1 $37.79
LA591 - Toddler Bristle Builders® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Melissa & Doug Wire Puzzle Storage Rack (Arts & Crafts, Sturdy Metal Construction, Pre-Assembled, Peg Puzzle Storage, 8.5” H x 8.5” W x 12” L) • Amazon Business $12.34 1 $12.34

Materials cost

$240.08

Vendor shipping charges

$12.58

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$286.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.52

Total project goal

$336.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$336.78

3 Donors

-$305.01

Donations toward project cost

-$286.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$31.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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