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Ms. Schaefer from Holts Summit MO is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Light Up our Life - Part 2!

Help me give my students items to go along with our new light box that will promote reading, math and fun!

  • $373 goal

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My Students

"If you can dream it, you can do it." is a philosophy that the learners in my classroom leave with. When they first come to my kindergarten classroom, some of them come with no educational background. They know zero letters, no numbers and they may not even be able to write their own name. We spend time together as a class, building an environment where it is encouraged to take chances, explore and make mistakes. They will be the first to tell you that making mistakes just means you're learning.

Kindergarten students are naturally thinkers and problem solvers when we, as teachers, allow them to be.

My Project

The light table accessories will enhance my light table center and enable my students to explore concepts in ELA, math and science. Letter tiles can be used for letter recognition, spelling sight words or writing short sentences. The translucent shape tiles can be used to sort by size, shape or color. The building blocks will offer a new way for students to experiment with properties of math and science. How excited would you, as a kindergartener, be to look at x-rays of a body? As they use their imaginations to design and build, my students will be getting hands-on experience with measuring, counting, planning and problem solving.

Ms. Schaefer
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 22 students.

9 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL559 - Light Table Pegs & Pegboard Set - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
LL581 - Light Table Sensory Tray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
TT811 - Double-Sided Magnetic Letter Tiles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LL548 - Translucent Imagination Builders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Human X-Rays on Film • Kaplan Early Learning Company $28.76 1 $28.76
Magna-Tiles(r) Car Expansion Set (Set of 2) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.49 1 $13.49
FREE SHIPPING • Lakeshore Learning Materials $0.00 1 $0.00
FREE SHIPPING • Lakeshore Learning Materials $0.00 1 $0.00

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