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Mrs. Duchesne from Skowhegan ME is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fostering Creativity and Building Minds of Future Engineers

My students need building materials like a Ramps & Balls Exploration Set to fulfill a curiosity and love for engineering and architecture.

  • $473 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

A typical day in our classroom starts with a delicious breakfast provided by our wonderful school kitchen. Our school district is 100% free breakfast and lunch for all students because we understand that hungry minds need full bellies. Our school is a wonderful community of diverse families who support each other.

My students are kind, responsible, and respectful.

They uphold these titles with pride and can be seen daily trying to make our school and classroom a better place. We provide a nurturing environment that creates good citizens, independent thinkers, and lifelong learners. We are a lively group of students who are eager to learn new things with innovative tools.

My Project

My students need an architecture set, building blocks, ramp and ball set, magnetic blocks, and a blue print set for architectural engineering and STEM concepts.

These materials will bring my students rich experiences and tap into their eager and natural curiosity to learn.

Every child should have a chance for this type of learning and discovery. These materials will allow my students to become critical thinkers as they problem solve while making constructions and consider various engineering and architectural concepts while building on maths skills and a developing understanding of spacial relationships. My students will also understand properties of geometry, 3D design, and physics. These materials will also foster social skills, language skills, empathy, and fun!

Mrs. Duchesne
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF253 - Ramps & Balls Exploration Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $119.00 1 $119.00
LL453 - See-Inside Magnetic Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
FF579 - Blocks & Blueprints Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
FF260 - Ramps & Balls Storage Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
TT223 - I Can Build It! Architecture Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LC742 - Find the Letter Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$348.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.45

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.23

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$401.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.88

Total project goal

$472.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$472.51

1 Donor

-$236.26

Donations toward project cost

-$200.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.44

match offer

-$236.25

Match offer toward project cost

-$200.81

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.44

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$0.00

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