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Mrs. Papastathis from Highlands Ranch CO is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Escape Classroom Meets Content Standards

My students need Breakout Edu kits to work on working collaboratively and creatively while learning across the content areas. They would also benefit from flexible seating options in the classroom.

  • $693 goal

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My Students

Each morning I welcome the most amazing 5th graders into my classroom. They come to school each day excited and ready to learn, and I feel truly blessed to have such a kind group of students to work with throughout the school year.

My students are the BEST of me.

My students love to collaborate and communicate in unique ways, and my challenge is to keep them excited and engaged in a unique manner. Each student brings their very best self to class and puts their best foot forward with each assignment/task given!

My Project

My students are doing a wonderful job living in the 21st century, and they would benefit from more hands on learning experience. I have researched escape classroom kits, and have decided to make my own for use in the classroom.

Through your generous donations, my students will have the opportunity to collaborate with their peers in order to "escape" all the while learning valuable content.

It has been proven that students learn better through hands on activities, and what better way to help increase the engagement in the classroom through the use of an escape room.

My plan this year is to have the students learn about the United States regions through helping a fictional character learn about his/her ancestry. Once I have the kits, I can also create escape rooms based on Exploration, Colonization, and the American Revolutionary War.

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This project will reach 75 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Stalwart 75-005 Metal Storage Lock Box, 12" • Amazon Business $10.28 12 $123.36
Wordlock PL-004-BK 5-Dial Combination Padlock, Black • Amazon Business $9.26 12 $111.12
Master Lock Lockout Tagout Hasp, Vinyl Coated Steel Hasp, 1-1/2 in Jaw Clearance, 421 • Amazon Business $4.54 12 $54.48
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Red • Amazon Business $25.00 2 $50.00
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Navy • Amazon Business $25.00 2 $50.00
Master Lock Padlock, Covered Aluminum Lock, 1 9/16 in. Wide, Black, 141D • Amazon Business $5.98 6 $35.88
Findway 5 UV Ultra Violet Blacklight 9 LED Flashlight Torch Light Outdoors • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
2 Pack Combination Lock 4 Digit Padlock for School, Gym & Sports Locker,Luggage Suitcase Baggage Locks,Filing Cabinets,Fence,Toolbox,Case(Black),Set Your Own Combination • Amazon Business $7.98 3 $23.94
HATCHBOX PLA 3D Printer Filament, Dimensional Accuracy +/- 0.03 mm, 1 kg Spool, 1.75 mm, White • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Master Lock Padlock, Set Your Own Combination Lock Luggage Lock, 13/16 in. Wide, 646T (Pack of 2) • Amazon Business $7.23 3 $21.69

Materials cost

$517.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$33.12

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.76

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$588.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$103.82

Total project goal

$692.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$692.14

4 Donors

-$605.96

Donations toward project cost

-$545.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.14

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$36.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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