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Mrs. Harris from Pensacola FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building the Future!

My students need fun materials like building materials, Play-Doh, a Marble run, books on building, and other supplies to inspire their inner engineering self.

  • $426 goal

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My Students

I have the best kinder kids in all of Florida! I don't mean to brag, that is how I feel when I look at the faces of sweet learners. Every day I strive to make productive citizens and happy humans.

Not only do my students have varying economic backgrounds; but varying learning styles, experiences and strengths.

When it comes to contributing to the school supply list, several students utilize programs such as Cram-the-Van. Whatever the material contribution, the love contribution is 100 percent with all of my class family.

My Project

I have strived to put science first in my daily learning routine. With this motivation, my students are learning the scientific method and even applying it in kindergarten. This is incorporated in all areas of eduction through writing, measurement and reading for research.

I have found that I am constantly asking parents or running to the store myself for simple objects that make great building materials in the classroom.

For part of my project, I am requesting simple items such as play-doh, straws, and tongue depressors. They are great tools for students to think like builders to create structures. Boxes of straws and toothpicks have been adding up in cost this year. Instead of breaking down each and every project, I would love for my students to actually take some materials home to further create and explain lessons learned.

Another part of my project includes several STEM kits that teach students the keys to building strong and sturdy structures. KEVA blocks and marble runs are great ways to make learning fun in our classroom! I can not wait to give my students the opportunity to use the kits daily.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ZOOB BuilderZ 500 Piece Kit • Amazon Business $42.68 1 $42.68
Creative Kids Brain Flakes – Large 1400 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set for Safe, Fun, Creative Building – Educational STEM Construction Toy for Boys & Girls - Non Toxic – Ages 3 and Up • Amazon Business $24.98 1 $24.98
Sterilite 16428012 6 Quart/5.7 Liter Storage Box, White Lid with Clear Base (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $22.37 1 $22.37
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 36-Pack Case of Colors (Amazon Exclusive), Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 3-Ounce Cans • Amazon Business $22.00 1 $22.00
Super Tower Set Marble Run - Junior Set - STEM Toy - An Educational Building Block Set with 105 Pieces Including Translucent Tubes with 30 Glass Marbles • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Skoolzy Straws and Connectors Building Kits - 200 pc Fine Motor Skills Interlocking STEM Toys Engineering Bulider Set | Building Toys for Boys & Girls with Travel Tote, Preschool Activity eBook • Amazon Business $19.97 1 $19.97
12 Pack Heavy Duty Packaging Tape, Clear Packing tape Designed for moving boxes, shipping, Commercial Grade 2.7mil thickness, 60 Yards, 12 Pack, 720 Total Yards • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
AmazonBasics 16oz Disposable Plastic Cups - 240-Pack, Red • Amazon Business $16.49 1 $16.49
Scotch General Purpose Masking Tape, 2020-24A-CP, 0.94-Inch by 60.1-Yards, 9 Rolls • Amazon Business $15.97 1 $15.97
Hefty Slider Plastic Food Storage Bags (Gallon, 30 Count, Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Serve Clean Round Toothpicks, 5000 Count • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
KEVA Brain Builders Game • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Dealmed Senior Tongue Depressors, Non-sterile, 6 Inches 500 Count • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
Newton and Me • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
Flexible Plastic Straws 200 Pack - Striped Multi Colored BPA-Free Disposable straw 8" Long - by DuraHome • Amazon Business $8.75 1 $8.75
Roll, Slope, and Slide: A Book About Ramps (Amazing Science: Simple Machines) • Amazon Business $7.65 1 $7.65
Motion: Push and Pull, Fast and Slow (Amazing Science) • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
Gravity Is a Mystery (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
How a House Is Built • Amazon Business $5.64 1 $5.64
Pony Beads Multi Color 9mm 1000 Pcs in Bag • Amazon Business $4.96 1 $4.96
Forces Make Things Move (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $4.68 1 $4.68
DK Readers L1: Homes Around the World • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Amazing Buildings (DK Readers, Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
DK Readers: A Day in a Life of a Builder (Level 1: Beginning to Read) (Jobs People Do series) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Houses and Homes (Around the World Series) • Amazon Business $2.87 1 $2.87

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