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Ms. Johnson from Detroit MI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Oh, We're Off To Kindergarten!

Help me give my students learning tools to keep their minds sharp over the summer as they prepare for Kindergarten!

  • $500 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a full of energy, bottled with spirit, tenacity, eagerness, loving and caring hearts. The 16 pre-kindergarten students in the classroom all have different personalities for BIG to small.

They are like sponges, ready to soak up knowledge.

I consider them my own, and love seeing them blossom.

They all attend a Title I school in a large city in Michigan. As their teacher, my goal is to inspire to think and to prepare them for the future, not just kindergarten.

My Project

These backpacks will help students and their families keep their minds sharp over the summer to avoid the summer time slide.

We are ready for Kindergarten.

By obtaining these backpacks with learning materials all included, my students will have what they need to continue learning at home over the summer months. The backpacks include ABC letters, math materials, writing journals and school supplies. My students will be able to stay updated and gain more confidence by working on the basics needed for kindergarten.

Then after a long summer break, my student will also have their very own backpack to begin kindergarten with on their first day!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RR374X - Transition to School Backpack - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $239.00 1 $239.00
RR375 - Transition to School Backpack - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 6 $149.94

Materials cost

$388.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$424.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.96

Total project goal

$499.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$499.73

2 Donors

-$250.00

Donations toward project cost

-$212.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.50

match offer

-$249.73

Match offer toward project cost

-$212.27

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.46

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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