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

Little Hands Need “Hands-On”!

Help me give my students STEM bins, dramatic play items, and blocks so they may learn through play and discovery.

  • $706 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach kindergarten at an IB World School offering the Primary Years Programme in North Carolina. For some, this will be their first experience with school. I want my students in my classroom to be eager and excited about learning. Kinders love to try new things and discover the world around them through play based learning. They are all inquirers and love to learn through hands-on and real-life experiences. I encourage students to be thinkers. I try to teach my students that everyone can learn, we just all learn in different ways and at different rates.

With a wide range of learning profiles comes the necessity of differentiated instruction.

I would love to create STEM bins and opportunities for

learning science and math through discovery and developing language skills, social skills, self-help skills, fine and gross motor skills through meaningful play. Our classroom includes ESL students, special needs students, as well as gifted and talented students. We all come from different cultures and backgrounds. This makes us unique and our classroom embraces these differences!

My Project

The materials and supplies I am requesting will allow my students to learn through play-based learning. I would love to create STEM bins and opportunities for learning science and math through discovery and developing language skills, social skills, self-help skills, fine and gross motor skills through meaningful play

Many of my students who walk through my door will be experiencing school for the first time.

I want them to be excited and eager to come to school each day! I teach at an IB World school and we encourage our students to be inquirers and thinkers. By funding my project, you will be helping my little ones to learn through hands-on experiences and to be life long learners!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA610 - Best-Buy Wooden Block Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.50 1 $199.50
DC177 - Tub of Cars & Trucks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
TT127 - Gear Builders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
TT847 - Around Town Play Carpet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
HH359 - Following Directions Building Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FV526 - Fruit & Vegetable Cut-Ups • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GS364 - Geostix® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
RE214 - Lakeshore Pipe Builders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
WD984 - Magnetic Wand - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
DB251 - Playstix® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
BD297 - Lace-A-Word Beads - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
TW106 - Pizza Party Playset • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$521.39

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$40.67

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$599.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$105.86

Total project goal

$705.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$705.74

1 Donor

-$70.56

Donations toward project cost

-$59.98

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.58

match offer

-$635.13

Match offer toward project cost

-$539.86

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$95.27

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$0.00

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