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Ms. McKenna from Orlando FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Little Things Count

My students need learning games and manipulatives to help them learn to read and write.

  • $817 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are 4 year olds who come to school ready to start building the foundations of their learning. I have a morning and afternoon session which means I teach 40 students with different interests and abilities. They are eager to explore and learn in many different ways even though many of them don't speak English.

The students make every minute count and they are becoming life long learners on the road to reaching their dreams.

Their school day is only three hours so they need to get the most of every learning experience I can offer them.

My Project

My students need manipulatives and games to go with their light table. They already have the table but need things like magna-tiles, dominoes, and letters to help them learn math and literacy concepts. STEM learning is another area that this project will help.

By using the Build a path and Engineer a coaster activity kits, the students will continue to develop their higher order thinking skills.

To pull all this learning together, the Feed the Animals and puzzles will help develop their fine motor skills so they can write up all the learning that is going on in the classroom.

Ms. McKenna
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 40 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DG547 - Magna-Tiles® - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.99 1 $129.99
JJ309 - Animals Up Close Puzzle Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 1 $99.50
LL835X - Light-Up Math Activity Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $85.00 1 $85.00
LK544 - Translucent Magna-Builders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
EE600X - Feed-The-Animals Fine Motor Games - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
TT538 - Plan-A-Path Road Builder • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LL570 - Engineer-A-Coaster Activity Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
PP777 - Create-A-Path Magnetic Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
HH509 - Touch & Feel Mystery Capsules • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC588 - Translucent Letters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
LC581 - Translucent Dominoes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$654.41

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$694.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$122.51

Total project goal

$816.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$816.74

1 Donor

-$408.36

Donations toward project cost

-$347.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.25

match offer

-$408.38

Match offer toward project cost

-$347.12

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.26

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$0.00

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