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Ms. Carter from Antioch CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let’s Light Up Our A,B,C’s and 1,2,3’s!!!

My students need a light table with fun translucent manipulatives to learn their 1,2,3’s and A,B,C,s!

  • $568 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students start school not knowing what to expect! They are nervous and eager to enter a classroom and see all of the exciting and fun activities that we are going to do over the school year. Every day we sing a song and perform calming exercises to get us ready for the day.

They are dealing with major issues that are still shocking to me as an adult, and are often plagued with hunger and situations that are beyond their ages.

97% of my students receive free or reduced rate lunch and eat in the cafeteria every day. Many of my students have working parents who try their best for their child however, meeting all of their educational needs can be a financial burden.

My Project

As adults we forget how we learned to read and write and what we did that made it stay with us! Fun learning is the key to remembering our letter sounds and names. I would like to make it as fun as possible for my little ones and I can’t imagine it being more exciting than practicing them on a lighted table! With these materials, busy little hands can manipulate the alphabet by playing with letters and other objects as they illuminate in their hands. How exciting to learn a letter that glows! The other materials can bring out the little engineer in them as they build models and construct geometric figures.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL526 - Space-Saver Color-Changing Light Table • Lakeshore Learning Materials $329.00 1 $329.00
LC590X - Light Table Manipulative Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99

Materials cost

$408.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$37.42

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$482.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.15

Total project goal

$567.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$567.69

2 Donors

-$557.69

Donations toward project cost

-$474.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$83.65

match offer

-$10.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$8.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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