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Mrs. Nishimoto from Auburn IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Through Play

Help me give my students opportunities to use their imaginations to learn through play using the magnetic tiles, dominoes, and a cash register.

  • $168 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kindergartners are excited learners who love to move and play! They attend an all day kindergarten class in a rural community. Their day consists of literacy, math, science, music, and art. Some of my students are at the scribbling stages, while others are ready to write words and sentences! They want to be more involved with their learning and have as many hands on experiences as they can!

My kindergartners are enthusiastic and always moving once they step in our room.

My Project

We will use the magnetic tiles, dominoes, and squigz to embrace the students' creativity. They will be able to use their imaginations building tracks for cars, castles, towers, etc.

The cash register will be used in our housekeeping area to help my kindergartners learn about money.

They will be able to pretend they are in an actual restaurant by "paying" for their food with the money. This will help them work on their number recognition also!

I feel my kindergartners are learning so much through hands on activities and play with their classmates everyday in our classroom. They love the freedom to move around the room during this time.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PicassoTiles 100 Piece Set 100pcs Magnet Building Tiles Clear Magnetic 3D Building Blocks Construction Playboards, Creativity beyond Imagination, Inspirational, Recreational, Educational Conventional • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Learning Resources Pretend & Play Calculator Cash Register, Classic Counting Toy, 73 Pieces, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
ULT-unite 120pcs Wooden Dominos Blocks Set, Kids Game Educational Play Toy, Domino Racing Toy Game • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Fat Brain Toys 30 pc Mini Squigz - Mini Squigz 30 Piece Set Building & Construction for Ages 5 to 10 • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
ValeforToy 72 Piece Mini Dinosaur Toy Set • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48

Materials cost

$110.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$142.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.07

Total project goal

$167.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$167.13

2 Donors

-$167.13

Donations toward project cost

-$142.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.07

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$0.00

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