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Mrs. First from Madera CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engaging STEM Activities for my Kinders

Help me give my students these amazing STEM building activities for exploration and inspiration in the classroom.

  • $536 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am fortunate to teach 21 wonderfully diverse Kindergarteners at a public TK - 6 Title 1 school in Central California. Many of my kiddos are from varied socioeconomic backgrounds and are very excited learners! Our classroom community provides a safe, nurturing environment for my students to thrive. Each day brings new learning experiences for this energetic, curious group of kids! I strive to create a classroom environment that engages all students and taps into their learning potential. My goal is educating, encouraging, and inspiring all learners.

My Project

Students will work independently and collaboratively to explore, create, and share projects. Working together will help develop effective communication skills, social skills, and imagination! They will have access to a variety of manipulatives, with an emphasis on building.

We are preparing our students for careers in science, technology, engineering and math through creative play.

Hands-on experiences with these kits will enhance the learning of all of our students, provide them with materials that are familiar to them, and give them an engaging way to grow as leaders. I can't wait to see their happy, excited faces as they create and explore!

Mrs. First
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT185X - Lakeshore Manipulative Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $169.00 1 $169.00
PP565 - Create-A-Chain Reaction STEM Kit - Pre K-Gr. 2 - Starter Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
FF998 - I Can Build It! Construction Planks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
PP838 - Snap-Bots • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
TT223 - I Can Build It! Architecture Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
DB251 - Playstix® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
PP238 - Clear-View Marble Run • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$383.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$35.13

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.76

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$454.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.26

Total project goal

$535.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$535.09

7 Donors

-$446.27

Donations toward project cost

-$386.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.44

match offer

-$80.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$68.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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