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Ms. Matalavage from Philadelphia PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Students Take Leadership in Their Learning

My students need a hands-on and interactive learning environment where they have a responsibility in the organization and learning. They also need world vocabulary and knowledge with being in an inner-city school.

  • $465 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are an energetic and excited bunch! They love learning! Every day they come in with smiles on their faces! Growing up in the neighborhood they live in can be difficult. Many of my students have not had many experiences outside of the city. They are unable to provide basic school supplies that would benefit their learning. They are kind and I know they are moving on to great things in their lives to make a difference in this world, and I want to provide them with the every tool possible to help them accomplish their ambitious goals and love coming to school and learning every day!

My Project

I have a few students who have difficulty focusing and have a lot of energy who will strongly benefit from the flexible seating. Many of my students need leadership and ownership of their learning. Through classroom organization items, students will be able to help with supplies, procedures, and flow of the classroom with more flow.

My students need to explore the world around them and develop vocabulary and knowledge.

Through interesting and interactive games, they will be able to explore new information to better understand their world. Science and Social Studies will be incorporated into daily learning through centers and student collaboration time.

Ms. Matalavage
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids SoftZone Floor Cushions with Handles, 2" Deluxe Foam, Square, Assorted, (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $70.00 1 $70.00
FF900X - Math Equivalency Puzzles - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
GG349 - Classroom Organization Pocket Chart • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
PP857 - Social Studies File Folder Games - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
PP516 - Science File Folder Games - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
FF576 - Leveled Library Checkout Chart • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Colore #2 Pencils With Eraser Tops - HB Graphite / No 2 Yellow Wood Pencil Great School Art Supplies For Writing, Drawing & Sketching - Suitable For Kids & Adults - 144 Count • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Clorox Disinfecting Disposable Cleaning Wipes Multipack: 2 Citrus Blend Canisters of 35 Wipes & 2 Fresh Scent Canisters of 35 Wi • Amazon Business $18.75 1 $18.75
EXPO 80699 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $7.50 2 $15.00
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
EE701 - Daily Science Journal - Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
EE702 - Daily Science Journal - Gr. 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
EE703 - Daily Science Journal - Gr. 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$359.64

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$395.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.71

Total project goal

$464.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$464.74

5 Donors

-$362.98

Donations toward project cost

-$310.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.95

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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