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Mrs. Ward from Florence SC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Cracking the Code

Help me give my students an Osmo Little Genius Kit and Coding Critters to foster creativity, coding, and problem solving.

  • $261 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach at a high poverty school full of energetic, eager-to-learn students. They come to Kindergarten on a variety of levels and from a variety of backgrounds. They all want to be successful.

The best part about kindergarten is they can have fun with just about any lesson.

It is my job to see to it that school can be a fun place even while they are learning. We make every day special for everyone by having fun while becoming successful learners.

My Project

My students need an Osmo Little Genius Kit and Coding Critters to allow them to be creative and teach them coding and problem solving. These kits are hands on and are super engaging.

My students are so motivated to learn and I try to offer things that make learning fun.

The Osmo Little Genius and Coding Critters do just that. Children attach the Little Genius to an iPad and work on numbers, letters, or shapes. The coding critters allow children create paths and then code the animal to go from point A to point B using forward, left, right, or back directions by pushing the buttons on the top of the critter. Then they push go to test it out. They can then see if their code worked or they can reprogram it and try again. Children learn different now than they did a few years ago. Handing a child a worksheet is so outdated. We must keep up with the times and provide our students what they need to be successful.

Mrs. Ward
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 - Little Genius Starter Kit for iPad - 4 Hands-On Learning Games - Preschool Ages - Problem Solving & Creativity (Osmo iPad Base Included) • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
Learning Resources Coding Critters - Ranger & Zip, Interactive Coding Toy, 22Piece Set, Ages 4+ • Amazon Business $31.99 1 $31.99
Learning Resources Coding Critters - Scamper & Sneaker, Interactive Coding Toy, 22Piece Set, Ages 4+ • Amazon Business $31.99 1 $31.99
Learning Resources Coding Critters - Rumble & Bumble, Interactive Coding Toy, 23Piece Set, Ages 4+, Multi • Amazon Business $31.99 1 $31.99

Materials cost

$175.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.41

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$221.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.00

Total project goal

$260.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$260.01

2 Donors

-$143.00

Donations toward project cost

-$121.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.45

match offer

-$117.01

Match offer toward project cost

-$99.46

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.55

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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