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Mrs. Culbreth from Wilsons Mills NC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Light Up Our Learning

Help me give my students light table tools that can be used to enhance literacy, math, and writing skills in fun and playful ways.

  • $310 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is a Title I school with 78% of the students receiving free or reduced cost lunch. Many of the families in our school are very transient and the students move from school to school. Language barriers are another hurdle my students have to overcome. My students have not had life experiences that build background knowledge for learning.

Kindergarten is an essential part of their early learning development.

I strive to give them as many experiences and practice putting their learning into words. They need to learn social skills, problem solving and academic skills through developmentally appropriate learning situations.

Many of the students in my classroom have EC or ESL backgrounds and require extra interventions to help them achieve success in the mainstream classroom.

My Project

Children learn best through discovery and play! A good kindergarten classroom has to be hands-on and most of all FUN! A child's natural curiosity draws them to the glow of a light table and the colorful tools on it!

Light table tools can be used for everything from open-ended play experiences to arts and crafts, to teaching academic concepts, and more!

The materials that this project includes will help to build a center that will encourage my students to work on literacy, math, science, and fine motor skills with endless possibilities!

Haven't you ever wondered what your bones looked like? Wouldn't it be neat to build a glowing castle? Instead of using paper and pencil to write words would you rather match glowing letters to the word and then write it on a glowing paper? My kinder kids would love to dive into learning like this! These tools will be giving my students a sensory experience as they learn which increases engagement and learning!

Mrs. Culbreth
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 20 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources Translucent Geometric Shapes • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Whats Inside Animals Flash Cards • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Learning Resources Letter Construction Activity Set, 60 Pieces • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Learning Resources Number Construction, 55 Pieces • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
cossy 32Pcs Magnet Tiles Magnetic 3D Building Blocks Set Educational Construction Toys for 3+ Year Kids with Rivets-Fastened, Inspirational, Recreational, Conventional, Multicolor • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Roylco R-59269 Dental X-Rays, Set of 17 • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Roylco Broken Bones X-Ray Set • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
Roylco R5910 Animal X-Ray Set, 8" x 10" Size • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Colorations Plastic Translucent Multi-Color Uppercase Letters, 3/4", 260 Pieces for Decorating Arts & Crafts, Learning, and Light Tables (Item #LETGEM) • Amazon Business $17.51 1 $17.51
Royal Bingo Supplies 1000 Pack of Bingo Chips (Mixed) – Bulk Set of ¾-inch Translucent Markers for Bingo, Counting & Game Tokens, Great for Bingo Halls & Large-Size Games • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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