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Mr. Hilton from Porter TX is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Please Help Pre-K

My students need a giant doll house, stand up magnetic design center, jumbo magnitic shapes, giant dinosaurs and magnetic alpha maze.

  • $513 goal

This project expired on February 26, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Ever hear of a Pre-k class with no centers? Centers are essential to learning for Pre-k students so they can apply their learning in a fun way. My classroom is greatly lacking in centers and DonorsChoose could really change that for our students.

Well, that's us.

I teach at a Title I school in Porter, Texas. Our school serves children who come from homes that speak a language other than English as well as students who are on free or reduced lunches. This also means that our students are limited on their materials and what they have available at home. Having limited materials here at school too makes it difficult for our students to have many of the experiences that other students normally have available.

My Project

My students would like to have a dollhouse in our classroom to be able to learn how to play and pretend with each other. This will give them a place where they can express themselves freely. This center would also help them learn and extend their English vocabulary in a fun center. They would also like a stand up magnetic center with jumbo shapes. At this center they would be able to use their imagination and create a variety of things with the shapes. Shapes are one of the prek guideline requirements so this will help them master those skills. They would also like to get some dinosaurs and a magnetic alphabet puzzle.

I'm desperate for centers in my room so my kids can apply the skills we learn in a tactile and fun way.

I can't do this alone I need your help for this to happen. My students and I thank you for your time and hope you choose our classroom to help. Thank you very much!!

Mr. Hilton
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL676 - Magnetic Alphabet Maze • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
GS683 - Giant Soft & Safe Dinosaurs • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
DA623 - Real-Working Cash Register • Lakeshore Learning $36.95 1 $36.95
JJ906 - Giant Classic Dollhouse • Lakeshore Learning $159.00 1 $159.00
LA585 - Jumbo Magnetic Design Shapes • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
LA583 - Stand-Up Magnetic Design Center • Lakeshore Learning $79.95 1 $79.95
TA50DG - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Dark Green • Lakeshore Learning $1.19 1 $1.19
TA50RD - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Red • Lakeshore Learning $1.19 2 $2.38

Materials cost

$399.32

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$435.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.82

Total project goal

$512.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$512.13

1 Donor

-$256.07

Donations toward project cost

-$217.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.41

match offer

-$256.06

Match offer toward project cost

-$217.65

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.41

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$0.00

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