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Ms. Mac from Houston TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

End the Year with Stem in Mind

Help me give my students Merge Cubes and chips and snacks for incentive items.

  • $172 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a group of fourth grade students who are highly motivated when they know they are cared about.

The school is 100% economically disadvantaged and most of our students rely on the meals and snacks they receive at school because oftentimes, it is all they consume that day.

Many of my students come to school after facing many obstacles in their home lives. Many families are still recovering from Hurricane Harvey and are in need of essential items.

These problems often find their way into the classroom. Some are homeless, some live in shelters, others are latchkey​ kids with no adult home for several hours after they arrive home or they are responsible for taking care of their younger siblings while their parents are working.

My Project

My students are a very inquisitive team. They need engaging STEM resources such as the Merge Cube in math and science to make learning fun. These cubes can make workstations more interesting.

My students want to learn and are motivated by hands-on activities that keep them thinking.

Students will be able to use this resource as a review and self-check station. My students also need incentives to keep them motivated. The snacks will be used to show my students that their hard work is to be celebrated. With these resources, my students will end this school year stronger and smarter scholars.

Ms. Mac
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MERGE Cube - Fun & Educational Augmented Reality STEM Toy, Learn Science, Math, and More (2 Packs) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Barcel Mini Takis Fuego, 25-packages (1.2 oz) • Amazon Business $14.75 2 $29.50
Keep Up The Good Work Pencils (48 Pencils) • Amazon Business $11.95 2 $23.90
Vero Rebanaditas/Risandias Watermelon, 40 pieces • Amazon Business $9.46 2 $18.92
OHill Pack of 128 Pack Emoji Pencil Erasers 16 Emoticons Novelty Erasers for Party Favors School Classroom Prizes Rewards Easter Eggs Stuffers Filler Easter Eggs Hunt Event • Amazon Business $11.88 1 $11.88

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