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Ms. Davis from Amarillo TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engineering in First Grade!

Help me give my students STEM activities to develop their math and engineering skills.

  • $350 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are excited about being in school! They live in a very diverse neighborhood with about 86% of our students receiving a free or reduced lunch. Many of my students also receive weekly "Snack Paks" because there is not enough food at home. The students face many challenges both in and out of the classroom. I strive to provide an engaging environment where they can experience the love of learning.

Students often do not have enough social-emotional support or life experiences at home and this prevents some of them from being ready to learn at school.

I focus on building a classroom that is welcoming, engaging, and empowering. I cannot control their home experiences, but I can make school a safe place to explore, learn, and succeed.

My Project

My students need a variety of opportunities to develop their engineering and math skills. Many of my students have not had enough experience with blocks or building so these skills are underdeveloped. The selected materials will help students with following directions, motor skills, visual and spatial awareness, and creativity.

Students will be excited about creating great works using math and science skills.

They enjoy being creative in writing and art and I am thrilled they will have the chance to use their math skills to be creative in engineering also. I look forward to introducing my students to activities that will help develop these important math skills.

Ms. Davis
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DG546 - Magna-Tiles® - Starter Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $52.99 1 $52.99
PP753 - House Building Engineering Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
FF579 - Blocks?& Blueprints Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
FF998 - I Can Build It! Construction Planks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
TT758 - Building Brick STEM Challenge Kit - Pre K-Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
FF559 - Extra Wooden Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$262.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$296.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.39

Total project goal

$349.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$349.27

5 Donors

-$308.98

Donations toward project cost

-$292.63

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.35

match offer

-$5.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$4.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$35.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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