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Ms. Joiner from Gulfport MS is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Can't Stop the Feeling

Help me give my students Robots to build and explore; books that inspire innovation, and toys that teach collaboration and critical thinking.

  • $473 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Gifted Education has always been very controversial and it should be! Who doesn't want a place to grow thrive and belong? I am a teacher of 20+ years and every year seems like the very first day- thrilling, anxious, and always needing more! I teach Gifted Education for 2nd through 6th grade students this year that come from a mixed background of Asian, AFrican-American, Polish, Hispanic, and Caucasian students. These students astound me every minute of everyday. They are the smallest humans but they have the biggest thoughts and questions. They yearn to do more and be more which always keeps me on my toes.

I want to maintain the momentum!

This means providing more challenging STEM and STEAM activities that promote thought and creativity. I want them to love being curious, explore their mistakes, and Express in provoking ways that peak imagination.

My Project

All of my classes will be able to enter a classroom that's bursting with the excitement of learning and curiousity everyday. The robots and coding kits will connect them with technology that is everchanging. This will allow for conversations of inquiry and thought for boys as well as girls; for the younger students as well as the older students. They will be able to work independently and at their own pace as they tinker and try what works and what doesn't.

These materials are everything and ore to my students.

They will foster students' thinking as they learn the design process and utilize it when they build and create.

Ms. Joiner
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wonder Workshop - Dash Robot Coding for Kids 6+ - Dash Challenge Cards & Catapult Launcher - (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $194.48 1 $194.48
Giggleway Electric Motor Robotic Science Kits, DIY STEM Toys for Kids, Building Science Experiment Kits for Boys and Girls-Doodling, Balance Car, Reptile Robot (3 Kits) • Amazon Business $22.99 2 $45.98
Learning Resources Super Magnet Lab Kit, STEM Toy, Critical Thinking, 119 Pieces, Ages 5+ • Amazon Business $34.62 1 $34.62
jackinthebox Space Themed STEM Educational Craft Toy for Boys and Girls | 6 Activities-in-1 Kit | Best Gift for Kids Aged 7-10 Years Old | Top Creative Learning Game • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Papa's Mechanical Fish • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Learning Resources City Engineering and Design Building Set, Engineer STEM Toy, 100 Pieces, Ages 5+ • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions & How They Came to Be • Amazon Business $4.53 1 $4.53

Materials cost

$342.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.98

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$401.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.89

Total project goal

$472.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$472.59

5 Donors

-$284.09

Donations toward project cost

-$245.23

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.86

Matching donations from our partners

-$184.08

Match offers toward project cost

-$156.47

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.61

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.42

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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