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Ms. O'Brien from Los Angeles CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Starting the Kindergarten Year Right

My students need a variety of materials to enrich their transition to Kindergarten. Such things as Building Brick STEM Challenge, The Butterfly Nursery, Math Game Libraries, Sensory Dough, and Sight Word Puzzles will make learning fun.

  • $972 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember your Kindergarten class? Kindergarteners are inquisitive and curious, ready to tackle the problems of the world. They are eager to learn new things and full of pride when they accomplish something.

My students are a wonderfully diverse, enthusiastic group of kids.

Students in my school represent a myriad of cultures, from many different backgrounds. We are proud the be a melting pot of diversity. We are at a Title One school, meaning that a majority of students are economically disadvantaged.

My Project

My project is a combination of teacher resources, such as a laminating machine, teaching easel, and magnetic pocket chart, as well as a variety of student materials chosen to make learning fun for Kindergarten students.

Kindergarten students will have fun learning with magnetic letters, STEM building blocks, molding clay, sight word games, math games, and a butterfly pavilion.

With so much to learn, and a short attention span, Kindergarten students need to be motivated and engaged in a variety of learning activities. As a veteran teacher new to teaching this special grade, such materials will help me to start the year off right.

Ms. O'Brien
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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17 donors17 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP710X - Math Folder Game Libraries - K-Gr. 1 - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
FF524 - Small-Group Teaching Easel • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
DS430X - Mad Mattr® Sensory Dough - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $76.99 1 $76.99
Scotch PRO Thermal Laminator, 9" Anti-Jam (TL906) • Staples Advantage $67.86 1 $67.86
JJ130X - Sight-Word Puzzles - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC926 - Classroom Magnetic Letters Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.99 1 $44.99
LC362 - The Butterfly Nursery • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LL156 - Lakeshore Scissors Set - Blunt-Tip • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 2 $33.98
PP717 - Lakeshore Magic Board - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.49 6 $32.94
JJ227 - Magnetic Pocket Chart • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
TT758 - Building Brick STEM Challenge Kit - Pre K-Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD105 - Black Write & Wipe Markers - Thin-Line - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 6 $23.94
DD103 - Write & Wipe Thin-Line Markers - 4-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 6 $23.94
Staples Laminating Pouches, Letter, 5 Mil, 9" x 11 1/2", 100/Bx • Staples Advantage $20.88 1 $20.88
FF448X - Single Line Write & Wipe Board - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $18.99 1 $18.99
Post-it Super Sticky Table-top Easel Pad, 20" x 23", White with Faint Blue Lines (563PRL) • Staples Advantage $15.55 1 $15.55

Materials cost

$719.01

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$65.79

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$825.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$145.69

Total project goal

$971.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$971.28

15 Donors

-$556.38

Donations toward project cost

-$475.92

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$80.46

match offer

-$411.38

Match offer toward project cost

-$349.67

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.71

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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