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Mrs. Seitz - Preschool from Saint Louis MO is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Little Whales need a New Light Table!

Help me give my students a light table that could be used to enhance literacy, math, and writing skills in playful ways.

  • $611 goal

This project expired on February 19, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are creative, active, loving, full of questions and inspiring! They absolutely enjoy fun, hands-on activities.

They are active learners who need hands on activities throughout the day in order to allow them to explore and interact with one another.

Early Childhood Education is the focus of our school. We offer busing services which bring students from all over the city with different backgrounds and challenges. 75% of my students come from low income families. Although my students are exposed to different learning strategies and are constantly on the go while learning, they need new hands-on activities every week that allow them to focus and emerge as readers. By having this extra support we will be able to provide them with opportunities to meet their needs. These preschoolers are really an amazing group that fill my day with their smiles, questions and original ideas.

My Project

Light tables were just used for science exploration and discovery, but there’s now it can be used to enhance literacy, math, and writing skills hand on hand with play and fun.

The light table can be used for from open-ended play experiences to arts and crafts, to teaching academic concepts like science, math, literacy and more.

Children are naturally drawn to the gentle glow of the light table and colors. They will stay there for long periods of time, which is great for stretching their attention spans and fostering continue engagement with learning activities. Translucent manipulatives can be used to aid the use of the light table

Mrs. Seitz - Preschool
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Preschool Light Table • Kaplan Early Learning Company $355.46 1 $355.46
PlayFoamtm Class 16 Pack • Kaplan Early Learning Company $71.96 1 $71.96
Light Table Accessory Kit • Kaplan Early Learning Company $53.96 1 $53.96

Materials cost

$481.38

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$518.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$91.52

Total project goal

$610.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$610.12

6 Donors

-$305.06

Donations toward project cost

-$259.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.76

match offer

-$305.06

Match offer toward project cost

-$259.30

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.76

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$0.00

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