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Mrs. Matthews from Noel MO is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Brain Builders Anyone?

Help me give my students brain-building activities! We are in need of family counters, Magna-Tiles, Squidz, and bristle building block sets for us to use to build our brains in the morning.

  • $170 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember all the engaging ways that you learned in kindergarten growing up? The students in my classroom love to be engaged by using activities that are hands-on and fun. They love to say they are playing but we know that they are really learning.

The students in my class are from Southwest Missouri and come to us from many places around the world including Kenya, Pacific Islands, Somalia, Burma among many other areas.

These students are respectful and grateful for all the opportunities in the classroom. I am so excited that I get to be part of their education journey!

My Project

My children absolutely love to build and we are running out of items to build in our STEM center. We would love some more items. When asked what the children would like they wanted people counters, Magna-Tiles, bristle blocks, and Squidz so that they could build even more items.

The children love to build but in our building, we are limited in what we have to use so this project is very important to us.

By building with STEM students learn to collaborate, be creative, build critical thinking skills, learn how to problem solve as well as build oral language. These are all areas as kindergarteners that we love to build upon and this project would help do that in 10-20 minutes a day! What a difference that would make for our children emotionally and socially.

Mrs. Matthews
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AILUKI Magnetic Blocks, 109 PCS Magnetic Building Blocks Set Strong Magnetic Stacking Blocks for Children Educational and Creative Imagination Development,All Blocks are Magnetic,No Plastic Tiles • Amazon Business $36.59 1 $36.59
Fat Brain Toys 30 pc Mini Squigz - Mini Squigz 30 Piece Set • Amazon Business $9.95 3 $29.85
Zooawa [90 Pcs] Building Blocks Set, Hedgehog Sensory Soft Stacking Toy Educational Construction Interlocking Bricks for Toddlers & Kids - Colorful • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
EMIDO Building Blocks Kids Educational Toys STEM Toys Building Discs Sets Interlocking Solid Plastic for Preschool Kids Boys and Girls, Safe Material for Kids - 120 pieces with Storage Bag • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
Learning Resources Family Counters Smart Pack • Amazon Business $9.75 1 $9.75

Materials cost

$112.16

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$143.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.38

Total project goal

$169.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$169.22

3 Donors

-$110.74

Donations toward project cost

-$95.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.85

match offer

-$56.41

Match offer toward project cost

-$47.95

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.46

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.07

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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