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Mrs. Gechuki from Salt Lake City UT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building STEM thinking

My students need help to have the most relevant tools to use as they are learning science. The become more engaged while learning important skills. This can happen with Building Bricks!

  • $189 goal

This project expired on December 22, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is Title I and my classroom is very diverse. In my classroom there is a minimum of six languages each year. We have many refugee and low-income families. They are excited to learn and love being at school in a safe environment.

My students are enthusiastic, have high energy and a willingness to learn.

The love the opportunity to be able to use things they have never seen before. Their excitement towards learning is why I am a teacher!

My Project

Being in a Title 1 school supplies are not easily found. Giving my students a chance to be able to apply what we are learning in science and math to actual materials would be awesome. The Building Bricks are going to be used for critical thinking skills used in science and math. The Strictly Briks Baseplates will be used with the building bricks to build the science and math investigations. The Alpha Briks and Math Briks will be used to make math equations to make learning more fun and engaging

This would be very engaging and help to develop their critical thinking skills.

These opportunities for students to collaborate, investigate, and work in small groups to solve problems would make learning ten times better. This makes the projects more exciting and getting more student involvement! Learning for first grade is very kinesthetic and it will come faster if the materials are their fingertips. My students don't normally get an opportunity to use STEM materials so having these in my classroom would be the best bonus for their learning!

Mrs. Gechuki
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Strictly Briks Classic Stackable 6" Half Circle, Triangle, Square Baseplates by 100% Compatible with All Major Brands | 36 Base Plates & 60 Stackers for Building Towers & Tables | Rainbow Colors • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Building Bricks - Pastel Colors - 1,000 Pieces Classic Bricks - Compatible with All Major Brands • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Building Bricks - 1,100 Pieces Compatible Toys by Brickyard Building Blocks - Bulk Block Set with 154 Roof Pieces, 2 Free Brick Separators, and Reusable Storage Box with Handle (1,100 pcs) • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
AlphaBriks & MathBriks and 10"x10" Green Base Plate | 100% Compatible with All Major Brands | Easy to Remove | Baseplate & Tiles for Education & Fun | 200 2x2 Patent Pending Letter & Number Bricks • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99

Materials cost

$127.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$159.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.21

Total project goal

$188.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$188.05

1 Donor

-$188.05

Donations toward project cost

-$159.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.21

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$0.00

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