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Mrs. Coble from Salisbury NC is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Let There Be Light

Help me give my students a hands on opportunity to practice many literacy and math skills with the gentle glow of a light table.

  • $613 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kindergarten students enter school each year excited and ready to learn. Our school is a high poverty school and many of the entering kindergarteners lack basic literacy knowledge. I am looking for fun and interactive ways to keep their attention and overcome the achievement gap so that all of my students can be successful.

My students enjoy opportunities to have fun while learning and learn information in an exciting atmosphere.

We are always looking for innovative and imaginative ways to present information in a hands-on and challenging way.

My Project

A light table can be used to enhance literacy, math, and writing skills in fun and playful ways. Children are naturally drawn to the gentle glow of the light table and tend to stay there for long periods of time, which is great for stretching those budding attention spans. This is a wonderful opportunity for me to give my students the chance to explore on their own. I am always looking for new and exciting ways to build a child's knowledge and I believe that this light table and manipulatives will help in so many ways, especially with motor skills, math skills and communication skills.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL526 - Space-Saver Color-Changing Light Table • Lakeshore Learning Materials $349.00 1 $349.00
LC590X - Light Table Manipulative Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 1 $99.50

Materials cost

$448.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$34.98

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$520.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$91.80

Total project goal

$612.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$612.01

2 Donors

-$437.01

Donations toward project cost

-$371.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.55

match offer

-$175.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$148.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.25

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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