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Mrs. Lipton from Indianapolis IN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Great Students!

Help me give my students new STEM activities to use in place of morning work.

  • $312 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are amazing! Many of them come from lower socioeconomic homes, but that doesn't define them. They are eager, energetic, and inquisitive learners. They come to school every day ready to learn and to be the best they can be.

Students face challenges every day and it's my privilege to help them overcome these challenges.

All students eat breakfast and lunch free of charge. Many of them also receive free/donated supplies and are involved in a backpack sack program which provides some food during the weekends.

Regardless of their situation at home, they know that school is a safe place for them to learn and grow.

My Project

After much research, I have done away with morning work for my hard working students. Instead of having a paper waiting for them every morning, they are greeted with a variety of STEM activities to choose from. I have a variety of games and puzzles for them to complete, but they really enjoy the few building activities even more.

I would like to provide them with more STEM building activities to begin their day.

Students begin their day by talking, planning, and working together to accomplish a goal.

I have seen such a difference in my students since beginning our mornings with activities rather than paperwork. The activities help set the mood for the day. They come in excited to see what activities await them.

Mrs. Lipton
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
K'NEX 100 Model Imagine Building Set (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $45.85 1 $45.85
Magnet Build Magnet Tile Building Blocks Extra Strong Magnets & Super Durable 3D Tiles, Educational, Creative, Assorted Shapes & Vibrant Bright Colors (Set of 100) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
IQ BUILDER | STEM Learning Toys | Creative Construction Engineering | Fun Educational Building Toy Set for Boys and Girls Ages 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Year Old | Best Toy Gift for Kids | Top Blocks Game Kit • Amazon Business $24.97 1 $24.97
101 Piece STEM Toys Kit | Educational Construction Engineering Building Blocks Learning Set for Ages 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Year Old Boys & Girls by Brickyard | Best Kids Toy | Creative Games & Fun Activity • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Learning Resources Tumble Trax Magnetic Marble Run, STEM Toy, 28 Piece Set, Ages 5+ • Amazon Business $23.88 1 $23.88
Learning Resources Mental Blox Critical Thinking Game, 20 Blocks, 20 Activity Cards, Ages 5+ • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Learning Resources Playground Engineering & Design STEM Set, 104 Pieces • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
EMIDO 480 Pcs Building Toy Building Blocks Bars Different Shape Educational Construction Engineering Set 3D Puzzle , Interlocking Creative Connecting Kit, A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Learning Resources iTrax Critical Thinking Game, Problem Solving, 44 Pieces, Ages 6+ • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29

Materials cost

$230.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$264.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.65

Total project goal

$311.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$311.01

5 Donors

-$162.00

Donations toward project cost

-$139.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.05

match offer

-$146.36

Match offer toward project cost

-$124.41

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.95

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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