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Ms. Maia from East Brunswick NJ is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Brain Boxes for Firsties!

Help me give my students brain boxes to build collaboration, team work, and creative thinking!

  • $163 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We have 70 amazing students in our first grade. Our first grade contains students with a variety of abilities, including students in Basic Skills, students with IEPs, English Language Learners, and students who perform above grade-level expectations. They are diverse in family backgrounds, ethnicity, religion, socio-economic status, and many other factors. Our goal is to create a community of learners that fosters academic growth tailored to each student’s interests and level for development.

We believe our students are our future.

My Project

Students will use these brainboxes every morning to develop strong problem-solving skills and communication skills. They will be challenged to work both collaboratively and cooperatively while engineering new ideas every day. We start every morning in our classroom with a morning meeting. My hope is that these brainboxes will be an activity that we can begin our morning with.

These STEM boxes will teach my students so much more than building and engineering.

Students will need to learn how to work with a variety of abilities, talents, and personalities. The children will learn how to communicate with their peers through play-based activity.

Ms. Maia
Grades PreK-2

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hefty 6.5 Quart Storage Container, 8/Case • Staples Advantage $34.49 1 $34.49
Award Winning Hape Dynamo Kid's Wooden Domino Set • Amazon Business $23.90 1 $23.90
cossy STEM Learning Toy Engineering Construction Building Blocks 208 Pieces Kids Educational Toy for Boys and Girls Ages 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Year Old (208 Pcs) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Building Toy, NextX 300 Pieces Educational Building Toy, Toy Stem Learning Set for Boys and Girls Ages 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Year Old Enginnering and Educational Kit • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Agirlgle Wood Building Blocks Stacking Game Toys for Kids Children Toddlers Preschool Boys and Girls Learning Educational Toys 3D Wooden Assembled Toys Tile Balance Block Game 4 Color,16 Pieces • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$106.36

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$137.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.35

Total project goal

$162.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$162.31

2 Donors

-$162.01

Donations toward project cost

-$137.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.05

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.30

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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Project Activity

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