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Mrs. Skibba from Andover KS is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Connecting STEM Creations to Our Literature in the Library

Help me give my students these hands-on materials - Building Bricks, K'nex, Brain Flakes, and Coding Robots so that they may creatively express what they are reading with our love for literature in the library.

  • $578 goal

This project expired on June 25, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Welcome to my school's new Library Media Center! My goal is for this space to become the hub of our school, integrating technology and STEM skill work with our literature reading. Students will explore what we are reading and creatively extend that passionate learning into creations with their hands. My students range from Kindergarten to 5th graders, who all share a love for reading through authentic and integrated learning. Please help give us access to these materials to show off our creative passions!

My Project

I am building a Maker Space in our library for students to express their love for reading through STEM skills in projects that extend the literature stories we are reading together. Students learn through building and creating with their hands and these materials will allow students to create what they visualize while reading - giving them a voice and choice in how they like to learn.

These requested materials will allow students to create with their hands what they feel in their hearts from the stories we read together - creating a passion for learning that is not paper and pencil.

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10 donors10 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 425 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Play Platoon 1100 Piece Building Bricks Kit with Wheels, Tires, Axles, Windows and Doors Pieces - Classic Colors - Compatible with All Major Brands • Amazon Business $39.99 4 $159.96
Learning Resources Botley the Coding Robot Activity Set, Innovative Toy of the Year Award Winner • Amazon Business $41.99 3 $125.97
K'NEX 70 Model Building Set - 705 Pieces - Ages 7+ Engineering Education Toy • Amazon Business $29.99 3 $89.97
EMIDO 480 Pcs Building Toy Building Blocks Bars Different Shape Educational Construction Engineering Set 3D Puzzle , Interlocking Creative Connecting Kit, A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
VIAHART Brain Flakes 500 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set | A Creative and Educational Alternative to Building Blocks | Tested for Children's Safety | A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$424.87

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$29.95

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$491.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.68

Total project goal

$577.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$577.87

8 Donors

-$310.94

Donations toward project cost

-$278.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.25

Matching donations from our partners

-$250.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$212.50

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.93

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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