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Mrs. Smith from Somerville AL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Design It and Build It!

Help me give my students additional Magformer magnetic building shapes to explore geometry, measurement, and design.

  • $268 goal

This project expired on June 16, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My first graders are high energy, passionate learners! They are not afraid to try new things, and they soak up knowledge through fun activities. We are a low-income school in a rural area, but my students have unlimited potential.

I wish you could experience the excitement of a first grader when they first make sense of a new concept.

I teach 3 different classes of Math throughout the day. Each group is full of students with diverse backgrounds. Very few had the experience of preschool. Hands-on exploration is key to building a foundation for math and science concepts.

My Project

Earlier in the school year, our classroom received a Donor's Choose grant to purchase magnetic building materials for our STEM tubs. They have been a tremendous success. My students beg to use them and have created amazing designs. They have grown tremendously in their cooperation skills as well.

We are in need of additional magnetic building materials to expand the design potential for our first graders.

There are not currently enough magnetic shapes for groups to share and complete the projects they are working on. With the addition of the Magformer shapes we are requesting, the students will have enough to create amazing structures. By helping to fund this project you will be inspiring future engineers, mathematicians, architects, and teachers!

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

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 38 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magformers Challenger Set (112-pieces) Deluxe Magnetic Building Blocks, Educational Magnetic Tiles Kit , Magnetic Construction shapes STEM Toy Set - 63077 • Amazon Business $89.99 2 $179.98

Materials cost

$179.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$14.67

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$227.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.12

Total project goal

$267.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$267.47

3 Donors

-$200.00

Donations toward project cost

-$170.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

match offer

-$67.47

Match offer toward project cost

-$57.35

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.12

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$0.00

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