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Ms. Kalberer from Hyattsville MD is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building the Future in TAG

Help me give my students building materials to help them learn, design and engineer structures.

  • $387 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a large, Title One, elementary school right outside of Washington, DC. We serve low-income pre-k to sixth grade students who are second (or third) language learners.

Our school staff makes the best of what we have, but our students deserve more opportunities to learn and grow, especially our talented and gifted students.

I have the honor of working with students in grades two and three for a Talented and Gifted pullout program. These unique students may get overlooked and do not often have chances to put their thinking and reasoning skills to use in a purposeful and challenging way.

My Project

This school year, our second and third grade, talented and gifted students are studying the science and construction of "Structures" in our weekly TAG (Talented and Gifted) class.

We are currently using toothpicks and marshmallows to build weight bearing structures and these engineering tiles will add some color and fun to our discovery of building.

Students have access to basic household materials as we explore building, so they would love using materials actually made for construction and engineering.

Your donation would help us design and create structures that we can display in our portfolios which were also funded by Donors Choose donors!

Ms. Kalberer
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magna-Tiles - Clear Colors Building Set - Green • Best Buy Education $90.99 2 $181.98
Magna-Tiles - Clear Colors Building Set • Best Buy Education $47.99 2 $95.98

Materials cost

$277.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.68

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.17

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$328.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.03

Total project goal

$386.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$386.84

2 Donors

-$193.42

Donations toward project cost

-$164.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.01

match offer

-$193.41

Match offer toward project cost

-$164.40

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.01

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$0.00

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