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  • $587 goal

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Ms. Peters
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Budding Builders!

Help me give my students a Budding Builder station with engineering and design tools that will enhance and develop their science skills.

My Students

I teach in a public elementary school that services pre-k to fifth grade. I have a group of 18 high energy first graders that love school. My students are at various stages of development and varying degrees of reading skills. I have a few students who need extra assistance in learning new material and all of my students benefit from small group or individualized instruction.

My students are engaged and enthusiastic learners who love to read.

My biggest goal is to have students who enjoy school and like to learn new things. These first graders are excited to be at school and enjoy being part of our classroom family.

My Project

With a classroom full of budding builders and future engineers, I would like to have a science and engineering station in my classroom for students to design and develop amazing structures. I plan to have students do this as a part of our daily math and science rotation. I can also offer an extra STEM day in the morning before schools start each day. Students will work on different challenges and try using different building materials. They will be allowed to make choices and figure out the best materials to complete projects. Students will be developing their designing and building skills.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magna-Tiles(r) 100-Piece Clear Colors Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $114.26 1 $114.26
K'NEX Kid Transportation • AKJ Education $70.27 1 $70.27
Design & Drill® See-Through Creative Workshop • AKJ Education $29.19 2 $58.38
Budding Builders Tub • AKJ Education $29.19 2 $58.38
Gears! Gears! Gears!® 150-Piece Super Building Set • AKJ Education $36.49 1 $36.49
Gears! Gears! Gears!® Movin' Monkeys™ Building Set • AKJ Education $36.49 1 $36.49
Playground Engineering & Design Kit • AKJ Education $18.24 2 $36.48
STEM Journals - Set of 10 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.96 2 $35.92
I Sea 10!™ Game • AKJ Education $7.29 2 $14.58

Materials cost

$461.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$498.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.91

Total project goal

$586.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$586.08

3 Donors

-$407.38

Donations toward project cost

-$346.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.10

match offer

-$178.70

Match offer toward project cost

-$151.90

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.80

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by An anonymous classroom supporter and 3 other donors.

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