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Ms. McMurray from Lancaster OH is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Exploring and Engaging Builders

My students need the opportunity to plan and construct objects through creative thinking and planning.

  • $276 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My lovely kindergarten students enter my owl themed classroom ready to learn through play and fun! I want my students to feel safe, successful, and cared for.

"Children learn as they play; Most importantly, in play, children learn how to learn"- O.

Fred Donaldson. We are a Title 1 school that has over 700 students. I have a wide variety of students from many backgrounds. Students in my classroom enjoy being active and involved. They enjoy the limited alternative seating and the ability to move around the classroom freely while learning.

My Project

My students need the opportunity to explore, create, and build objects. With the magnet sets, they can explore the strength of different magnets and see what else they can pick up using the magnets. The marble sets allow students to plan and build towers that allow marbles to flow freely. They will need to come up with a strong strategy to help them. The flower garden gears will favor the girls. Their interest in creating a garden will help strengthen their math and science skills. The playground and construction vehicles will allow familiar items to become a learning zone. Students will enjoy recreating these vehicles and equipment.

Allowing students the ability to learn through hands-on play will increase their creative thinking and reasoning skills.

Students love earning their learning toy Friday's by meeting their weekly goals. I love watching them light up and become excited about what they are designing and building. They look forward to Friday's for the ability to explore.

Ms. McMurray
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ETI Toys | STEM Learning | Original 101 Piece Educational Construction Engineering Building Blocks Set for 3, 4 and 5+ Year Old Boys & Girls | Creative Fun Kit | Best Toy Gift for Kids Ages 3yr - 6yr • Amazon Business $35.99 1 $35.99
Click-A-Brick Mighty Machines 100pc Building Blocks Set | Best STEM Toys for Boys & Girls Age 5 6 7 Year Old | Kids 3D Creative Puzzle Fun | Top Educational Learning Gift For Children Ages 5-12 • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Marble Run Toy - Meland 122 Pcs Marble Game STEM Learning Toy, Educational Construction Building Blocks Toy, Marble Set Gift for Kids 4 5 6 + Year Old Boys Girls • Amazon Business $33.99 1 $33.99
Learning Resources Super Magnet Lab Kit, 124 Pieces • Amazon Business $30.50 1 $30.50
IQ BUILDER | STEM Learning Toys | Creative Construction Engineering | Fun Educational Building Blocks Toy Set for Boys and Girls Ages 5 6 7 8 9 10 Year Old | Best Toy Gift for Kids | Activity Game Kit • Amazon Business $24.77 1 $24.77
Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears! Build & Bloom Building Set, 116 Pieces • Amazon Business $23.49 1 $23.49
Learning Resources Playground Engineering & Design STEM Set, 104 Pieces • Amazon Business $17.54 1 $17.54

Materials cost

$201.27

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$234.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.35

Total project goal

$275.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$275.64

5 Donors

-$272.11

Donations toward project cost

-$234.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.82

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

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$0.00

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