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Mrs. Rivera from West Hartford CT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

More Play in K!

Help me give my students play opportunities through which they can learn math and science.

  • $601 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class is a diverse group of active kindergarteners from surrounding urban and suburban communities. 61% of our student population receives free or reduced lunch. Our magnet school is based on Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences, allowing students to learn based on their individual learning styles and strengths.

My students learn best when they are actively engaged in fun, play-based activities, and projects.

Playing with their peers allows my students to openly share their ideas with each other and builds their language and social-emotional skills.

My Project

Play is an important part of a young child's development. Children learn to navigate their world through play and social interactions with peers. The materials in my project will allow my students the opportunity to learn through hands-on building, experimenting and play.

Research shows us that children learn best when their whole bodies are actively involved in the learning process.

The marble run, gears, ramps, and magnetic building tiles and cars will directly enhance our Science unit for Push and Pull. The Math games will allow my students to engage their bodies and minds in their learning while interacting with their peers.

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

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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
AA898 - Roll & Race! Activity Ramp • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 2 $119.98
GEARS AND PULLEYS TINKER SET - 10 PACK • Ward's Science $76.93 1 $76.93
Learning Resources - Math Marks The Spot A Math Activity Mat • Teachers' School Supply $39.99 1 $39.99
TT293 - It’s a Snap! Simple Addition Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
SVT6022 - Magna-Tiles® Cars Expansion Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
Learning Resources - Sum Swamp Gr Pk & Up Addition & Subtraction • Teachers' School Supply $19.99 1 $19.99
PP238 - Clear-View Marble Run • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$466.84

Vendor shipping charges

$6.60

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$510.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.08

Total project goal

$600.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$600.52

6 Donors

-$493.16

Donations toward project cost

-$429.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$63.47

match offer

-$95.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$80.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.36

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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