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Mrs. Walker from McKinney TX is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Breakout of the Box with Breakout EDU!

My students need BreakoutEDU kits to get them engaged in teamwork, critical thinking, and creative problem solving.

  • $340 goal

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My Students

As a teacher in a community faced with high poverty and socioeconomic difficulties, my students are faced with a variety of challenges each day both in and out of the classroom. Despite the challenges, my students are curious and filled with imagination, open hearts, and minds. Our school is Title I, which supports free breakfast and lunch provided to students at school. I must make their school experience meaningful.

I focus on their potential and growth from the moment they walk into the classroom.

I aim to provide my students with creative and positive learning experiences that will foster their curiosity. It is my job as an educator to allow their curiosity to expand and their skills to develop and grow while keeping them inspired to learn.

My Project

BreakoutEDU allows students to practice and utilize 21st-century learning skills in a "gamified" environment. By working together, students are able to collaborate to solve puzzles, discover clues, and build their relationships as a team. It aligns perfectly with our school's core values: inquiry, investigation, collaboration, and reflection.

BreakoutEDU is a different approach to learning where students think outside the box to solve problems.

In order for this project happen, we need breakout kits. This game allows for students to improve these skills, while also learning required content. I am asking for a variety of 16 locks, 8 lockable boxes, 6 UV markers, 4 alphabet decoders, and 5 UV lights in order create Breakout Edu so my students can collaboratively ESCAPE a variety of challenge games. Each box presents an opportunity for over 250 learning experiences to happen.

Mrs. Walker
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
OrgPro 12" Tool Box. Lockable, Portable Plastic Toolbox Multiple Compartments with Handle for Basic Hand Tools- Free combination lock included! • Amazon Business $11.29 4 $45.16
Stalwart 75-005 Metal Storage Lock Box, 12" • Amazon Business $9.98 4 $39.92
Wordlock PL-004-BK 5-Dial Combination Padlock, Black • Amazon Business $8.66 4 $34.64
Master Lock Padlock, Set Your Own Speed Dial Combination Lock, 2-1/8 in. Wide, Assorted Colors, 1500iD • Amazon Business $7.98 4 $31.92
Project MC2 Secret Message Decoder Rings and Necklace • Amazon Business $24.25 1 $24.25
Invisible Pens Come in 3 INK COLORS! - Kids Party Toy Markers - Disappearing Ink Pens with UV Dark Light on Keychain - Awesome Stuff for Secret Message Writing - A Magic Secret Agent Spy Pen! • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Puroma 2 Pack Combination Lock 4 Digit Padlock for School Gym Locker,Sports Locker,Fence,Toolbox,Case,Hasp Storage(Black) • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Master Lock Lockout Hasp, Vinyl Coated Steel Hasp, 1 in. Jaw Clearance, 420 • Amazon Business $3.90 4 $15.60
Findway 5 UV Ultra Violet Blacklight 9 LED Flashlight Torch Light Outdoors • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
4M KidzLabs Combination Lock Kit • Amazon Business $11.51 1 $11.51

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