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Mrs. Tobin from Ferndale MI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Making our Learning Stick with Magnets!

My students need magnet tiles for daily use and to continue to build their problem solving skills! Magnet tiles are open-ended and full of learning opportunities!

  • $191 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I love teaching in Ferndale! We are a district full of diversity in a connected community. My classroom is a Transitional Kindergarten known as First Fives. My students are blessed with the gift of time and have a bonus year to develop their social/emotional, fine-motor, gross-motor, and academic skills needed in Kindergarten. Students enter my classroom as four- and five-year-olds and leave as leaders who are ready to rock Kindergarten.

By creating a hands-on learning approach I am hoping to inspire our young learners to continue on a path of their love for learning.

First Fives is a gift of time that will continue to give throughout their educational career.

My Project

Magnet tiles would allow for my students to take on a whole new way to build! Not only do they have to be engineers to think of a design but they will need to problem solve in order to make the magnets stay together! When students build with magnetic tiles it requires their fine and gross motor skills and it promotes their science and math skills. We spend a lot of time learning about 2D & 3D shapes. We also have magnetic areas all around our room for the students to further explore and magnet wands to provide extended learning opportunities!

The Magnet tiles will be stored in our block area which is a busy area full of builders and problem solvers.

Not only do students problem solve while being creative they problem solve with one another. The block area is full of social-emotional growth.

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Mrs. Tobin
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 19 students.

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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

Materials cost

$129.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$161.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.58

Total project goal

$190.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$190.52

2 Donors

-$190.52

Donations toward project cost

-$161.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.58

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$0.00

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