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Mr. Kodel from Norwalk CT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Design Kits for Our New Makerspace

Help me give my students four Extraordinaires Design Studio kits for our new makerspace.

  • $227 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school has a very diverse population. Many of the teens come from low income families, some from middle class homes, and others who don't even speak a word of English. They are creative and humorous and are looking for an outlet to share their gifts, talents, and knowledge with the world. They have all the potential in the world, but not much opportunity in the school environment. Upgrading the school learning commons could help them get to where they need to go!

My Project

We started off our school year with nothing more than a green wall for media projects and a newly designed Learning Commons. Up until now, I've done everything I can to give my students the best learning experience possible with what I have. Now, it is my desire to give my students a makerspace where they can freely tinker, explore, and create.

I believe every student should have access to a makerspace.

By having access to a variety of different materials including electronics, design kits, legos, and robotics, students would be able to enhance their imagination, grow in problem solving and design thinking, and develop the necessary skills to succeed in life. Therefore, I am asking for your help to start building up our makerspace with a studio design section that would include four Extraordinaires Design Studio Kits. These kits can help students develop entrepreneurial skills and problem solve as they come up with solutions to meet the needs of each character in the kit. These would be great for my students because many of them love to draw.

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Mr. Kodel
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 657 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Extraordinaires Design Studio: Deluxe – Teach Kids Design • Amazon Business $39.99 4 $159.96

Materials cost

$159.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$192.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.95

Total project goal

$226.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$226.31

4 Donors

-$226.31

Donations toward project cost

-$192.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.95

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$0.00

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