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Ms. Sutton from Middletown CT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Kindergarten Engineers!

Help me give my students more building materials for STEM Time Engineering Fun.

  • $531 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Welcome to Kindergarten! My students come to school excited for each day. They work hard, are kind, and love learning! Many of my students arrive not knowing letters or numbers but quickly begin to grow like flowers because of their great enthusiasm for learning.

Our diversity makes us special!

Many of my students come from low socioeconomic families with very diverse cultural backgrounds.

We are special because, in our classroom, everyone is welcomed and loved! Everyone is challenged to be the best they can be, everyday!

In our classroom, we begin the day as a loving, kind community with relaxation time which includes; breathing, meditation and kindness songs. This helps us to release any stress and be ready for a day of learning.

My students are happiest when they are singing and moving! We sing and move often throughout our day to learn many things.

They also display total enthusiasm for all things STEM! I see big smiles and hear cheers, and comments such as; “Wow this is awesome!” when using technology or building materials in our classroom.

My Project

Help us become Kindergarten engineers! My students go crazy for STEM Building Time when they get to become creative engineers, using their imaginations to build anything in their wildest dreams. My students shine with their collaborative teamwork skills as they work together to plan, design, redesign and build. They learn to communicate, cooperate, share, and problem solve while building. They also learn to preserve and build resilience through their problem solving.

Help us use our imaginations and creativity to create our wildest dreams with more engineering materials!

We would love to have an Engineering Center that has a endless supply of building materials.

Some of our favorite creative building materials are PicassoTiles Magna-Tiles, Plus-Plus Blocks. and Tinker Toys. We are in need of more of these materials so we can build our imaginative, creative structures without running out of building materials.

PicassoTiles Magna-Tiles are large clear magnetic tiles of various shapes and colors that will allow us to easily build large 2D and 3D structures. Plus-Plus Blocks are small puzzle like pieces, of various colors, shaped like two plus signs that allow us to build mini 2D and 3D structures and images similar to mine-craft. Tinker Toys are a great old school engineering toy with limitless possibilities.

We hope you support our project because we love building toys, as much as, many of you loved building toys when you were a kid!

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Ms. Sutton
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PicassoTiles 100 Piece Set 100pcs Magnet Building Tiles Clear Magnetic 3D Building Blocks Construction Playboards, Creativity beyond Imagination, Inspirational, Recreational, Educational Conventional • Amazon Business $49.99 2 $99.98
TINKERTOY 30 Model Super Building Set (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $41.30 2 $82.60
PLUS PLUS - Construction Building Toy, Open Play Set - 1200 Piece - Pastel Color Mix • Amazon Business $56.98 1 $56.98
PLUS PLUS - Construction Building Toy, Open Play Set - 1200 Piece - Neon Color Mix • Amazon Business $55.58 1 $55.58
PLUS PLUS - Construction Building Toy, Open Play Set - 1200 Piece - Basic Color Mix • Amazon Business $54.01 1 $54.01
PLUS PLUS – Baseplate Duo, Gray and Blue – Base Accessory for Building and displaying Creations, 4.5 X 4.5 inches, Construction Building Stem Toy for Kids • Amazon Business $10.99 4 $43.96
PLUS PLUS – Green Baseplate Duo – Base Accessory for Building and displaying Creations, 4.5 X 4.5 inches, Construction Building Stem Toy for Kids • Amazon Business $10.98 2 $21.96

Materials cost

$415.07

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.23

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$451.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.64

Total project goal

$530.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$530.94

8 Donors

-$344.47

Donations toward project cost

-$302.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.92

Matching donations from our partners

-$175.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$148.75

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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