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Mrs. Laichter from Las Vegas NV is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engineering- Let the Funshine In

My students need resources such as gears, blocks and a table that will introduce them to STEM learning about how the world works!

  • $383 goal

This project expired on August 27, 2018.

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My Students

My students are curious and anxious to learn about everything.

Every experience I bring into the classrooms ends with "This was my best day ever."

Kindergarten is where we learn how to be successful adults.

I want to give my students the same enriched experiences others are able to receive.

I want to give them a chance and a spark to learn to be their best.

We are a full day kindergarten class at a Title I school. Most of our students qualify for the free breakfast and lunch program. The student population is 33% Caucasian, 26% Hispanic, 12% Asian, 11% African American, 28% other.

My Project

I would love to introduce STEM learning about how the world works. Engineering is a subject many people don't have exposure to. Our future engineers,scientists, and movers and shakers of the world all have had some kind of engineering experience,a mechanic father, a gift of blocks, a trip to Legoland. Many title one students don't have the resources to spark that interest. I would like to be able to purchase different blocks, gears,Legos to give those students an equal interest. They are our future engineers, architects, city planners of tomorrow. I want to create an excitement of learning. The things we learn in kindergarten set us up for a lifetime of learning.

Mrs. Laichter
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
UTEX 2 In 1 Kids Construction Play Table and Chair Set, with Storage Drawers and Built In Plate (Espresso) • Amazon Business $99.98 1 $99.98
LEGO Classic Creative Builder Box 10703 (Exclusive) • Amazon Business $29.74 2 $59.48
Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears! Lights & Action Building Set, 121 Pieces • Amazon Business $47.45 1 $47.45
Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears! Super Building Set, 150 Pieces • Amazon Business $38.63 1 $38.63
Classic Wooden Building Block Set - 100 Pieces - for Toddlers Preschool Age - Hardwood Plain & Colored Small Wood Blocks for Boys & Girls - Basic Educational Build & Play Toy • Amazon Business $23.97 1 $23.97

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