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

Light Up My Life

My students need a light table and magnets to help them learn in unique ways.

  • $533 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come in ready to learn and soak in all the information that is given to them. A day without learning is like a day without electricity. My students are all extraordinary individual little humans. They come from a low income neighborhood and our school is a Title 1 school where 99% of the school receives free or reduced lunch.

My students are like paintbrushes because they are ready to paint their way through learning.

They are always eager to answer questions in class and participate in everything that we do. I am trying to provide a rich environment with unlimited learning.

My Project

These materials will make a difference by lighting up my students lives. They always are asking for magnets and with the magnets, we can teach shapes in a fun interactive way. Also, the students will have fun while learning in brand new ways. They won’t even know they are learning, which is the most amazing part.

Kids are like sponges, they are ready to learn and soak in everything they see and hear.

The light table will bring them countless hours of joy and fun. Another classroom has a light table and my students absolutely loved every moment of playing with it.

Ms. Jimenez
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all 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
DG546 - Magna-Tiles® - Starter Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $52.99 1 $52.99

Materials cost

$381.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$34.95

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$452.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.88

Total project goal

$532.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$532.55

5 Donors

-$294.17

Donations toward project cost

-$250.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.12

Matching donations from our partners

-$238.38

Match offers toward project cost

-$202.62

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.76

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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