You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 

Ms. Dunten from Fort Wayne IN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Preschoolers Building Creations Larger Than Them!

My students need more materials that promote and inspire mathematics learning.

  • $888 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The children in my classroom all come from diverse backgrounds and range in ages of 3-5 years old. We are also a Head Start program that serves lower-income children and families. We work not only with our children but our families as well. We work to provide information and resources to help parents support their child's education and to close the achievement gap. Our 3-5-year-old children are all hands-on learners and learn best by doing. The more hands-on experiences we can provide, the more my children grow and learn.

My Project

We are looking to add Panelcraft building toys/Dream builder into our preschool classroom, which is the largest magnetic construction toy available. Preschoolers learn best through hands-on activities and how awesome would it be to build and construct things that are larger than themselves.

Panelcraft building toys/Dream builder promote spatial development which is the foundation for mathematics learning.

Panelcraft building toys inspire and support so many other areas of development in preschool children such as engineering skills, art, problem-solving skills, creativity, and social development. The possibilities are endless with panel craft building toys.

Imagine preschoolers building houses they can get inside and skyscrapers as tall as their teachers. Creating towns or cities with their friends. Panelcraft has created that toy we all wish we had as children. I see my students engaged and learning while they play with these awesome new magnetic blocks.

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

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

10 donors10 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 17 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Dunten is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rainbow Solids Magnetic Building Set (19 Piece Set) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $127.46 4 $509.84
Dream Builder Set (19 Pieces) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $101.96 2 $203.92

Materials cost

$713.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$754.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$133.14

Total project goal

$887.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$887.61

8 Donors

-$443.72

Donations toward project cost

-$377.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.41

match offer

-$443.72

Match offer toward project cost

-$377.16

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.56

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.17

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Fort Wayne","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4445942],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"IN","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3223982,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/preschoolers-building-creations-larger-t/3223982/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":17,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Dunten","authorIds":{"4445942":{"owner":"Ms. Dunten","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3223982],"proposalHash":"-67930848","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-2_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20933659,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MzUxOTgyMA==","NDQ0MTMwNw==","NDQ0NTk0Mg==","NDQ0MTQwNA==","NTM2NTMyOQ==","NTI1MTE0MQ==","NDU4MjAzNw==","NDQ2NzYyMQ==","MjgwMDA0Ng=="],"teacherId":4445942,"schoolCounty":"Allen","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"IN","name":"Indiana"}}