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 »
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.

 
  • $627 goal

This project expired on January 29, 2019.

Mrs. Ritchey
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

Amazing Mobile STEAM First Grade Learning!

Help me give my students a mobile STEAM library for our unique classroom.

My Students

Our elementary school is located in the large city of San Diego, yet due to its petite size and unique location the school feels very friendly and warm. The make-up of the school population is very diverse. Children are from many different cultures, family lifestyles, and backgrounds.

We are a Title 1 school and the students qualify to receive both free breakfast and lunch.

This year's class is full of students who are fun loving, kind, and curious. They are excited to learn about the world and embrace every challenge and new opportunity.

My Project

My school has many unique areas on campus for students to explore science, technology, and math along with all the other important content areas such as reading, writing, and art. We have a school garden, a carpeted outdoor library, and other outdoor table areas.

Some of our science and mathematical investigations require us to leave the small space of the classroom and move to larger areas which allow the young scientists and mathematicians room enough space to explore theories and ideas.

If we had a rolling cart filled with books, math, and science materials, we could readily take the learning tools we need to different locations around the school with efficiency. The students will grow academically due to all the fun and creative learning opportunities.

Read More

This project expired on January 29, 2019.

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ303 - Books on Wheels Mobile Cart - 12 Bins • Lakeshore Learning Materials $279.00 1 $279.00
AA309 - Level H Book Bin - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $43.99 1 $43.99
AA316 - Level I Book Bin - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $43.99 1 $43.99
AA317 - Level J Book Bin - Gr. 1-2 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.99 1 $31.99
GA920 - Ten-Frames Class Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD132 - Light & Sound Touch Circuit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99

Materials cost

$453.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$41.54

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$532.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$93.94

Total project goal

$626.24

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

View complete list Show less

This project will reach 24 students.

Project Activity

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
{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"San Diego","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[3960521],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":3575209,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":627,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/amazing-mobile-steam-first-grade-learnin/3575209/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":24,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Ritchey","authorIds":{"3960521":{"owner":"Mrs. Ritchey","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":0.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3575209],"proposalHash":"470521809","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":0.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-1_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":7,"teacherChallengeId":20855477,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":3960521,"schoolCounty":"San Diego","fullyFunded":false,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}