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Mrs. Widgeon from Norfolk VA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let There Be Light (Table)

My students need a light cube to enhance and illuminate their learning!

  • $363 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a low-income, high poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. Many of them are being raised in single parent households. I teach at a Title I school in Virginia where 100 percent of our students receive free breakfast and lunch.

My students participate in a full-day, high-quality instructional program for preschool students identified as at risk for early academic challenges.

In my classroom we work to give these students the best possible start so that they will be successful in kindergarten and beyond. My students are loving, inquisitive, and active. They like to move and love praise.

My Project

A light table is an excellent and engaging science and discovery resource. I would love to have a light cube for my classroom because it takes up less space than a table with the same benefits.

A light cube would encourage my students’ imaginations, increase their attention, and spark learning.

My students will be drawn to the glow and the light cube provides endless learning opportunities. It will be used for free play, academic learning, scientific discovery, and sensory integration. I can use it to help with color recognition, fine motor skills, prewriting, and hand eye coordination while students learn about math, literacy, and science.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LIGHT CUBE EDUCATIONAL • Frey Scientific $244.70 1 $244.70

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