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Mrs. Hoyt from Dallas TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating A Stage To Engage!

My students need different STEM items, as well as resources for me to help plan engaging lessons!

  • $364 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a Title One school in Dallas, Texas. Every year, I get twenty-two, smiling faces, many who are Burmese refugees from the country of Burma. We have over sixty percent free or reduced price lunch at my school. The amazing thing about my students that even though many of them come from very poor households, they are excited to learn everyday. I have never seen a group of students love learning the way our students do. I want to provide as many opportunities I can for them in our classroom.

My Project

These items will be used for different purposes. Some will be educational resources for me to create exciting, engaging lessons. The black light, jenga games, pie in the face games and lock boxes will all be tools to create engaging lessons! Glow games, breakout edu and game connections to hard standards are all some of the ways these materials will be utilized. As teachers, we are competing against technology. We have to realize that! So when students come to school excited and engaged to see what is planned next, this creates excited learners.

The other half of the resources are for morning tubs, stem bins and other times during the day where students get to create and be problem solvers together!

The marble drop and building materials will give students the ability to create more and problem-solve together. I have seen a much more loving, cooperative class this year because they have time to work together to build together and create new things. They communicate so well and adding some of these new items in their tubs will be exciting for them!

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

This project will reach 22 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Stalwart 75-005 Metal Storage Lock Box, 12" • Amazon Business $9.98 6 $59.88
Wordlock PL-004-BK 5-Dial Combination Padlock, Black • Amazon Business $8.19 6 $49.14
WOWTOU 385nm UV LED Black Light Bar Professional Blacklight for Neon Glow Parties • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696 • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Master Lock Lockout Tagout Hasp, Vinyl Coated Steel Hasp, 1-1/2 in Jaw Clearance, 421 • Amazon Business $4.50 6 $27.00
Hasbro Pie Face Game • Amazon Business $13.29 2 $26.58
EMIDO Building Blocks Kids Educational Toys STEM Toys Building Discs Sets Interlocking Solid Plastic for Preschool Kids Boys and Girls, Safe Material for Kids - 120 pieces with Storage Bag • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
181 pcs Complete Marble Run Super Set Construction Building Blocks Toys, STEM Learning Toy, Educational Building Block Toy • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Learning Resources Playground Engineering & Design STEM Set, 104 Pieces • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Jenga Classic Game • Amazon Business $10.27 1 $10.27

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