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Mrs. Johnston from Chaptico MD is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Our Minds for Tomorrow

Help me give my students additional Keva kits to strengthen their innovative minds.

  • $378 goal

This project expired on July 21, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

After completing my first year as an elementary school media specialist, I have discovered my students have so much to offer and say about their love of learning, their thoughts and their reactions to topics, events and stories we read in the media center. Often times, background experiences from traumatic or troubling situations, or feelings of shyness or anxiety, prevent my students from having the confidence they need to truly express how they feel or what they are struggling with. A Makerspace area in the library will allow my students' opportunities to create, invent and design that will increase their self-confidence and ability to express their feelings through creative art.

My Project

We currently have one 75 Keva planks set in our library.

My students love building structures with Keva Planks, however, there is limited access for my students due to only one set of planks.

Only a few students can use them at a time.

By using the engineering design process in building structures with these additional Keva kits, my students will be able to strengthen their problem-solving skills and innovative minds by working in a team effort to construct design challenges. This will give my students increased self-confidence that they need to recognize they can do anything they set their minds to.

Mrs. Johnston
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 500 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
KEVA Maple: 200 Plank Set • AKJ Education $72.96 1 $72.96
KEVA Maple: 200 Plank Set • AKJ Education $72.96 1 $72.96
KEVA Contraptions: 200 Plank Set • AKJ Education $36.46 2 $72.92
KEVA Brain Builders Junior • AKJ Education $11.64 4 $46.56
KEVA Balls-4 pack • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07

Materials cost

$270.47

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.23

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.06

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$320.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.60

Total project goal

$377.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$377.36

1 Donor

-$160.38

Donations toward project cost

-$160.38

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$188.68

Match offer toward project cost

-$160.38

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.30

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$28.30

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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