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Mrs. Weatherford from Richardson TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Light Up Learning

Help me give my students manipulatives and sensory materials for my light table.

  • $302 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My Pre-K students enter my classroom at the age of four. They are from low-income or English as a second language families. Our school is a public school where a high percentage of our students qualify for the free lunch program. The majority of my students have never been to school before so my classroom is their first formal learning experience. They begin with excitement and enthusiasm for learning and love trying new things. I love that I get to encourage and support their growth as learners.

My Project

I am hoping to enhance the light table in my classroom with new materials. The light table makes up a learning center for my students. They use it for science exploration and discovery, but there’s so much more to it than that.

A light table can be used to enhance literacy, math, and writing skills in fun and playful ways.

Kids are naturally drawn to the gentle glow of the light table and will stay there for long periods of time, which is great for stretching those budding attention spans.

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

I hope to infuse our light table center with opportunities for science, math, literacy, and writing where it will be a powerhouse of learning.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL581 - Light Table Sensory Tray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
EE329 - Magnetic Pattern Block Builders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LL540 - Translucent Sensory Rings • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
FS491 - Human X-Rays - Set of 18 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC586 - Translucent Gems • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 1 $11.99
LC693 - Light Table Patterning Tray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$222.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$256.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.23

Total project goal

$301.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$301.51

2 Donors

-$251.51

Donations toward project cost

-$213.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.73

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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