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Mrs. Tapley from Dover Foxcroft ME is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building the Future With Young STEM Thinkers!

Help me give my students creative and engaging STEM sets to further their exploration in building, creating, and problem solving!

  • $640 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are energetic, creative, caring Kinders, growing up in rural Maine. They are amazing problem-solvers who love "What if?" questions! They love imaginative play and especially any type of creating and building.

In our class we celebrate creativity and problem-solving abilities, whether it is in art form or peer relations.

Even though they may only be in Kindergarten, they recognize these great qualities in themselves and others. We cheer each other on and I learn large life lessons from them everyday.

My Project

I want to give my students more time to think independently AND interdependently. I want to provide them with access to materials that can aid them in problem solving with one another and further their interest in creating and imagining. I want to hear them say, "I wonder what will happen if....", and "Wow, did you see what they just did!" or "I think you're right, we should...". By funding our project, my students will receive various STEM toys such as Legos, Magnatiles, Keva blocks, 2 Osmo Genius Kits, K'nex, and straw connectors.

We need children to become citizens who are creative thinkers, problem solvers, and individuals that can see more than one side to a situation.

Help me, help them grow and love learning! Help me BUILD the future, OUR future through our children.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Osmo Genius Kit for iPad • Amazon Business $99.99 2 $199.98
Magna-Tiles 100-Piece Clear Colors Set – The Original, Award-Winning Magnetic Building Tiles – Creativity and Educational – STEM Approved • Amazon Business $119.99 1 $119.99
LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box 10698 • Amazon Business $47.99 1 $47.99
Brain Blox Wooden Building Blocks for Kids - Building Planks Set, STEM Toys for Boys and Girls (200 Pieces) • Amazon Business $41.95 1 $41.95
K’NEX – 52 Model Building Set – 618 Pieces – Ages 7+ Engineering Education Toy (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $38.60 1 $38.60
Straw Constructor STEM Building Toys 300 pcs-Colorful Interlocking Plastic Enginnering Toys- Fun- Educational- Safe for Kids- Develops Motor Skills-Construction Blocks- Best Gift for Boys and Girls … • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98

Materials cost

$482.49

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$24.12

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$543.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$95.97

Total project goal

$639.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$639.82

5 Donors

-$555.00

Donations toward project cost

-$471.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$83.25

match offer

-$84.82

Match offer toward project cost

-$72.10

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.72

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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