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Mrs. Eason from Spartanburg SC is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Breaking Out of the Box

My students need lockable tool boxes, combination and key locks, black lights and decoders to create breakout kits.

  • $345 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are 4th grade mathematicians and scientists. They learn best when they are engaged and comfortable. My students benefit from learning in small math groups and with hands-on materials that let them practice and show their skills in a safe and comfortable way.

Our school is a Title I school, which means we have high percentages of students coming from low-income families.

Each child should have the absolute best education they can get. Each day my students look forward to coming to school to grow and achieve great things!

My Project

Breakout kits and escape rooms are all the rage! Just look at any social media and you'll find ads and pictures of escape rooms. I want to use this engaging theme to immerse my students in their math content. Building breakout kits allows me to meet the SC College and Career Readiness Standards and build social skills in my students.

Breakout kits will encourage my students to engage in 21st century skills while motivating them in exciting and challenging practices.

Students will work in cooperative teams to problem solve and think critically to break open their box. Students will practice the math skills they've learned in class and apply those strategies to achieve their goals. Fostering deep thinking, engaging minds, and memorable tasks are goals mine as a teacher. Help me show my students how to apply their learning in a fun and safe way!

Mrs. Eason
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Stanley STST19005 19-Inch Tool Box • Amazon Business $10.42 4 $41.68
Master Lock Padlock, Set Your Own Speed Dial Combination Lock, 2-1/8 in. Wide, White/Pink, 1500iDPNK • Amazon Business $8.44 4 $33.76
Master Lock Padlock, Set Your Own Word Combination Lock, 1-1/2 in. Wide, Assorted Colors, 1535DWD • Amazon Business $7.96 4 $31.84
American Lock Lockout Hasp, Vinyl Coated Steel Hasp, 1 in. Jaw Clearance, ALO80 • Amazon Business $5.85 4 $23.40
Change Your Own Color and Combination, Open Alert Indicator, 4 Digit TSA Lock, 4 Pack • Amazon Business $21.95 1 $21.95
SanDisk 16GB 2.0 Flash Cruzer Glide USB Drive (SDCZ60-016G-B35) • Amazon Business $4.99 4 $19.96
VIP Home Essentials - Small Mini Durable ABS Covered Solid Brass Body Individually Keyed Padlock - 8 Pack Lock Set • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
ZHW 3 Digit Combination Lock For Suitcases & Baggage,Gym Combination Lock 4 Pack (4 Pack Black) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Findway 5 UV Ultra Violet Blacklight 9 LED Flashlight Torch Light Outdoors • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Zipper Bag - Set Of 5 - Carry All Pouch To Organize Travel Toiletries Pens Cosmetics (8 x 4, Black) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Rainbow Symphony Diffraction Spy Glass Decoder - Secret Reveal Lens (25-Pack) • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
Invisible Ink Pen Built in UV Light Pack of 4 Magic Marker Spy Pen | Goody Bag Stuffer Dazzling Toys • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49

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