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Mrs. Clanin from Waimanalo HI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books and Supplies for Our Blooming Makerspace

Help me give my students a new kind of Makerspace Library by providing books and more tools for our Makerspace!

  • $250 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Working in our small rural low-poverty Title I school, the students face difficulties in and out of school. Many of those challenges cannot be seen or are not openly shared. I know that some students have difficult living situations. Many of our students don't have every day things that most of us take for granted.

The students here are resilient and do amazing things every day especially when given the right opportunities.

We are always teaching them about being pono (or doing what is right) and taking care of their ohana (or family).

My Project

We are a small school on the verge of building a great Makerspace environment for our students to explore, build, dream, and, most importantly, play! This budding Makerspace will be an area with books for students to read and look through, and hands-on activities for students to create, learn, and most of all, have fun!

We are creating a Makerspace that will be smart, safe, and inviting for students to physically and mentally explore.

In this project we are requesting many books and STEM-related items to include in our Makerspace Library.

This is project I am requesting books for students about computer apps, hands-on project, and using your ideas to become the best engineer possible. I am also requesting story books about STEM and our environment. I am also requesting colored craft tape for students to use in hands on activities, and a block set for students to practice counting and building.

These fundamental items for our students will be our foundation for great things to come. I am so excited about the "blooming" of the Makerspace and the Makers of Pope School!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
A to Z In the Garden: A Collection of Photos and Rhymes • Amazon Business $7.99 5 $39.95
Google Apps for Littles: Believe They Can • Amazon Business $29.57 1 $29.57
Colored Masking Tape Kids Craft Set | 6-PACK 1 Inch x 60 Yard Rolls | Multi Colored Variety Kit - Assorted Color Coded & Fun DIY Art Supplies- Kids Toddlers ages 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10 12 n years old • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
The Big Book of Makerspace Projects: Inspiring Makers to Experiment, Create, and Learn • Amazon Business $16.81 1 $16.81
What Do You Do With an Idea? — New York Times best seller • Amazon Business $13.40 1 $13.40
Be a Maker • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Learning Resources Mathlink Cubes, Educational Counting Toy, Early Math Skills, Set of 100 Cubes • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $11.27 1 $11.27
Happy Dreamer • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
Rosie Revere, Engineer • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$172.06

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.57

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$212.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.45

Total project goal

$249.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$249.66

1 Donor

-$124.83

Donations toward project cost

-$106.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.72

match offer

-$124.82

Match offer toward project cost

-$106.10

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.72

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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