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Mrs. Young from San Ramon CA is requesting educational kits & games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Light Up Our Learning and Imagination

Help me give my students manipulatives and loose parts to use with our homemade light table to engage them in their literacy, math, and science learning.

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  • $509 goal

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My Project

Our 4-5-year-old learners are always curious and love to learn through open-ended, hands-on sensory play activities. Light tables create lots of opportunities for sensory activities and learning that my students will be able to take advantage of. We have made our own light table, but now need the requested translucent and loose parts to use with our light table and make our sensory center complete.

The light table combined with the requested loose parts will encourage my students to develop a wide range of skills, such as fine motor development, hand-eye coordination, creativity, and early math and literacy skills.

This open-ended exploration tool will be available daily for open play, academic learning, sensory integration, and science experimentation. This type of play encourages active social interaction, problem-solving, and emotional learning as my students learn to work together on projects.

Our class can't wait to start using our light table with these loose parts and benefit from the new exciting learning opportunities it provides. Our students will enjoy these tools for many years to come!

Mrs. Young
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
DG547 - Magna-Tiles<sup>&reg;</sup> - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.99 1 $129.99
LC590X - Light Table Manipulative Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $119.00 1 $119.00
Resources: Earth's Elements at Play - 144 Pieces • Kaplan Early Learning Company $62.96 1 $62.96
TickiT Stackable Translucent Buttons, 144 Pieces and 12 Laces • School Specialty $47.02 1 $47.02

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