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Ms. A. from Manning SC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Brighter Beginnings Each Day!

Help me give my students LEGOs, building blocks, and other fun engineering manipulatives!

  • $261 goal

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My Students

My amazing students are full of Monarch PRIDE! My students come to school every day excited about learning and building relationships within our school and classroom communities. Our school is located in the beautiful city of Manning, South Carolina. I am so grateful to be able to watch these students blossom as I grow alongside them! Thank you for supporting their growth and helping supply our classroom needs this school year. Every donation helps and is greatly appreciated! This year is going to be awesome!

My Project

This year, I am hoping to implement a soft start to our school day. So many mornings, my students come into class frustrated or anxious about events that transpired before they left home, or on the way to school. My wish is that by allowing students to start the morning with a relaxed, hands-on experience each day will help take away some of that frustration before we move into a full day of learning.

My plan is to establish a morning routine using morning bins to allow my students time to unwind and acclimate themselves to being back in the classroom setting each morning.

With these bins, I want to provide my students with an opportunity to apply engineering skills as they build and design structures using the items on my wishlist. The students would be able to work independently, as some students need that in the mornings, or in small groups with their classmates.

Any contributions would be greatly appreciated by me and my students!

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Ms. A.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magnetic Blocks,Ailuki 109 Pcs 3D Magnetic Building Blocks Set Magnet Tiles Educational Construction Kit for Children Creative Imagination Development Magnet Toys • Amazon Business $33.49 1 $33.49
LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696 Building Toys for Creative Play; Kids Creative Kit (484 Pieces) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Learning Resources Classpack Geoboards, 7 Inches, Set of 10 • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
hand2mind Plastic, Assorted Colors, Linking Unit Cubes with Storage Tub (Set of 500) • Amazon Business $18.89 1 $18.89
Melissa & Doug Wooden Building Blocks Set (Developmental Toy, 100 Blocks In 4 Colors & 9 Shapes, 13.5" H X 3.5" W X 9" L) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Straw Constructor STEM Building Toys 300 pcs-Colorful Interlocking Plastic Enginnering Toys- Fun- Educational- Safe for Kids- Develops Motor Skills-Construction Blocks- Best Gift for Boys and Girls … • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
LEGO Classic Creative Suitcase 10713 Building Kit (213 Pieces) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
VIAHART Brain Flakes 500 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set | A Creative and Educational Alternative to Building Blocks | Tested for Children's Safety | A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
MasterPieces Animal Planet 4-pack Multipack 100 Piece Puzzles • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98

Materials cost

$176.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.43

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$221.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.06

Total project goal

$260.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$260.38

3 Donors

-$260.38

Donations toward project cost

-$221.32

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.06

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$0.00

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