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Mrs. Strope from McMechen WV is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let There Be LIGHT

My students need a light table and engaging materials that will inspire exploration and discovery.

  • $667 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 20 preschoolers love to come to school every day! It is a joy to see them enter with smiling faces. 4-5 year olds are so eager to learn, making me committed to providing the best developmentally appropriate experiences for my students. Our students are kind with big hearts. They come to school with lots of baggage, but still continue to have a positive outlook on their life and education.

We are located in a rural, high poverty area where educational experiences are limited.

We are a Pre-k to fifth grade school that offers OT, PT, Speech, Title 1 services and all students qualify for free breakfast and lunch.

I work with an enthusiastic group of preschoolers who love learning, but not all of my students are provided with materials for exploration at home so having the materials and manipulatives in the classroom allows the children to explore new techniques.

My Project

Our young engineers and scientists are in need of new, interactive learning materials to inspire discovery. The light table will be displayed in our Science and Discovery center for them to explore daily.

The light table is a great tool to encourage imagination, increase attention, and spark learning.

By receiving this donation my children will be exposed to a new type of learning experience.

The table and manipulatives will allow the students to learn through exploration and play which is essential for Pre-K students.

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are becoming increasingly important in today's world, and with your help we can provide our young learners with the opportunities and tools they need to succeed.

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

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LIGHT BOX - TABLETOP VERSION • School Specialty $263.87 1 $263.87
RA432 - Crystal Building Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
COMMONLY USED LETTERS - SET OF 38 • School Specialty $43.52 1 $43.52
FS491 - Human X-Rays - Set of 18 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LL548 - Translucent Imagination Builders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GUIDECRAFT JR. RAINBOW BLOCKS - 20 PC SET • School Specialty $21.79 1 $21.79
CRYSTAL COLOR STACKING BLOCKS - SET OF 50 • School Specialty $13.27 1 $13.27
FIRST LOOK INSIDE ME • School Specialty $11.35 1 $11.35
LC589 - Translucent Numbers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
LC587 - Translucent Bugs • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
LC586 - Translucent Gems • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

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