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Mrs. Tiberio from Newark OH is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Blocks for Future Success

My students need a variety of blocks and building materials to help expand their creativity, independence and promote STEM learning in the classroom.

  • $470 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Imagine walking into a school building for the first time and finding that there is a whole world to explore outside the walls of your home. This can be a scary and exciting time for students who are 3-5 years old. Some are still learning to communicate, while others cannot wait to explore their new classroom. That is why I strive to provide a fun and engaging environment for my students to help alleviate the nervousness of attending school for the first time.

My students love coming to school each day and have excitement in their voice when they ask what we are learning that day!

Half of the students in my morning and afternoon class have special needs, while the other half are considered typically developing or at risk. One aspect all my students have in common is working to build early academic skills as they prepare for kindergarten. I strive to provide an engaging classroom environment that fosters independence while reaching the needs of my diverse learners.

My Project

These blocks will help engage my students in STEM learning focusing on the E in STEM; engineering. My students frequently rely on me to give them the answer to a question or solve a problem for them. My goal is to give them the ability to use their creativity and solve problems through trial and error. The marble run set, for example, will allow my students to explore ramps and angles to determine how to make the marble move down the ramp faster. The brick blocks will allow students to engineer structures such as a house or garage that they create themselves.

Your donation will help provide a variety of building materials for my students to practice STEM learning in the classroom.ss

Mrs. Tiberio
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BR574 - Easy-Build Bricks - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $269.00 1 $269.00
FF210 - Young Architects Design Blocks - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
GS364 - Geostix® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Marble Run Toy, FUNTOK Marble Race Coaster Set Marble Run Railway Toys Construction Building Blocks Toys Set Gift For Kids Toddler 105pcs • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$363.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$399.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.49

Total project goal

$469.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$469.92

2 Donors

-$468.15

Donations toward project cost

-$399.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$68.72

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.77

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$0.00

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