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Mrs. Gray from Gadsden AL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let Me Light the Way

My students need a tabletop light panel to use with letter tracing tiles to help with fine motor skills and letter recognition.

  • $363 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class is a great group of students. They are a mixture of black, Hispanic and white all coming from a high poverty area. My students attend a Title 1 school and work hard to overcome many obstacles.

My students are an awesome group of kids who love coming to school and learning new things.

As a way of learning we work in small groups with hands-on-materials. This helps the kids make connections while learning social skills.

Several of my students are in tier reading and math which provides them even more support. There is nothing more rewarding than to see a struggling student grasp a concept and walk away with a smile on their face.

My Project

Writing is a daily activity in our classroom, but many of our students come to school not knowing how to hold a pencil or write their name. As a teacher I want learning to always be exciting. With a table top light and tracing cards students will be able to practice fine motor skills while learning their alphabet.

By donating to our project, you will not only help to improve students’ writing skills, but you will help to make it fun and exciting to better keep their attention and want to practice more.

Technology is a very big part of the education system and, while that is great, students still need to learn the pencil/paper method, this will be their way of learning that concept while having fun.

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

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This project will reach 14 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TB490 - Tabletop Light Panel • Lakeshore Learning Materials $159.00 1 $159.00
LL697 - Trace & Write Alphabet Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
LL806 - Light Table Alphabet Tracing Tiles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LL807 - Light Table Simple Words Tracing Tiles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$253.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.70

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$308.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.44

Total project goal

$362.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$362.92

1 Donor

-$205.65

Donations toward project cost

-$205.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$120.98

Match offer toward project cost

-$102.83

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.15

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$36.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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