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

Unique Learning Tools for Engaged Scholars

Help me give my students alternative learning tools such as flexible seating, STEM materials, and art supplies.

  • $594 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a Title I school in Los Angeles, CA. My fourth graders are vibrant, funny, intelligent students. They are passionate about exploring the world around them and have aspirations to graduate from high school and go on to four-year colleges and universities.

My school has recently been pursuing an engineering focus in an effort to have students practice perseverance and working through challenges.

It has changed these students into scholars that approach obstacles with grit and determination.

These learners are unique in their learning styles and preferences. My goal is to teach them concepts in multiple ways to best access their learning potential! This includes incorporating movement and art into everyday lessons.

My Project

Studies show that people learn best in a vast range of ways. Teachers cannot simply assume that all students will be successful by listening to a lecture for long periods of time. My fourth graders are as special and unique as they come! They need learning tools that go above and beyond what is normally provided to public school teachers for instruction.

By donating to our project, you will be helping all of these learners have better access to the information and material they need in order to be successful in the fourth grade, and beyond!

My project is all about making learning fun, and accessible. We will be creating, building, and trying new things this year. I will be incorporating more flexible seating options so students will have a choice in how they work and learn most comfortably. We will become engineers with new building activities provided by this project. We will be artists throughout the many months of fourth grades as we get our hands dirty and try new mediums. These fourth graders will love learning with our new tools and will be excited to arrive each and every day!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ689 - Privacy Partitions - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 2 $59.98
LAP TRAY GREEN EACH • School Specialty $9.44 6 $56.64
TT759 - Building Brick STEM Challenge Kit - Gr. 3-5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Learning Resources Answer Buzzers, Set of 4 Assorted Colored Buzzers, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $12.79 3 $38.37
2 Pack - SueSport Air Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion, Balance Disc, Twist Massage, 14 Inch, Purple • Amazon Business $27.15 1 $27.15
Chair Bands (12-Pack)-Fidget Resistance Chair Bands for Kids with Sensory Needs-Kicking Improves Concentration for Students with Autism ADHD SPD, for School Chairs Desk Classroom • Amazon Business $26.87 1 $26.87
01759-1159 - Sargent Washable Liquid Watercolors - Metallic Set of 6, 8 oz bottles • Blick Art Materials $24.39 1 $24.39
BA918 - All-Purpose Paintbrush Assortment - Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
ThinkFun Rush Hour Traffic Jam Logic Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls Age 8 and Up – Tons of Fun With Over 20 Awards Won, International Bestseller for Over 20 Years • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
VR717 - Washable Liquid Watercolors - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
TA5314 - Watercolor Paper • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
CALIFONE HEARING PROTECTOR HS40 BASIC - EACH - HS40 • School Specialty $7.59 2 $15.18
Born2Calm ADHD Fidget Toys Stress and Anxiety Relief - Pack of 10 Silent Sensory Fidgets for Classroom as Figits Sensory Toys for Kids with Carrying Pouch, 2 Carabiners and Bonus Paperback Story • Amazon Business $14.47 1 $14.47
Spiky Sensory Rollers (Pack of 3) - Unbreakable Fidget Toys / Sensory Toys - BPA / Phthalate / Latex-Free • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Permanent Markers,Shuttle Art 30 Pack Black Permanent Marker set,Fine Point, Works on Plastic,Wood,Stone,Metal and Glass for Doodling, Marking • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$412.98

Vendor shipping charges

$17.13

State sales tax

$37.79

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.19

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$504.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.96

Total project goal

$593.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$593.05

8 Donors

-$584.22

Donations toward project cost

-$504.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$80.13

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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