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Ms. Ekstrom from Galt CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engaging Families Through STEM

My students need Lakeshore Family Engagement STEM Packs and storage racks to incorporate hands-on STEM learning at home!

  • $476 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach transitional kindergarten and kindergarten at a high poverty Title I school. My classroom makeup consists of English Language Learners, students with both academic and physical special needs, and several students that do not have many opportunities.

I love being able to create a caring and respectful classroom community for my students and offering opportunities that show them all of their possibilities!

My favorite part of teaching is building a community in my classroom and creating learning adventures that get my students excited about learning so that they cannot wait to come to school.

My Project

My students love STEM activities and need Lakeshore Family Engagement STEM packs to take home. These Family STEM packs are reusable take-home backpacks filled with different hands-on STEM activities. Students will be introduced to exciting engineering occupations including mechanical engineering, architectural engineering, etc. They will get to work with their family to solve a variety of problems and challenges. I am also requesting storage racks to keep the STEM packs accessible and organized.

These Family STEM packs will help to develop their skills in problem-solving, perseverance, cause and effect, engineering practices and the design process.

Being able to connect the home to school is very important. It allows my students to show their parents what they have learned and allows them to have family time doing activities that they enjoy.

Ms. Ekstrom
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP480X - Family Engagement STEM Packs - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $139.00 2 $278.00
PP479 - Family Engagement STEM Packs Storage Rack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 2 $59.98

Materials cost

$337.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$30.93

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$403.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.29

Total project goal

$475.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$475.27

1 Donor

-$201.99

Donations toward project cost

-$201.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$237.64

Match offer toward project cost

-$201.99

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.65

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$35.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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