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Mrs. P. from Gardena CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Full STEAM Ahead in Preschool!

My students need magnetic blocks, dinosaurs, building blocks and sticks and construction kits.

  • $181 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have the honor of being the teacher to 36 of the most amazing and inquisitive preschoolers. Ours is a high poverty area of Los Angeles and all of my little students qualify for the free breakfast and lunch program. But that doesn't stifle their curiosity and wonder for the world around them. It is my goal to provide these little people with a wonderful start to their educational journey. Like Dr. Suess says..."A person's a person, no matter how small...."

My Project

The newest buzz word in education these days is STEAM...a preschooler's unlimited imagination, boundless energy, natural inquisitiveness and fearlessness in tackling new challenges is the perfect combination for STEAM lessons.

One might think that preschoolers are just too young to grasp Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math in their learning (STEAM).

Well I am here to tell you that preschool is the perfect launching grade to introduce these concepts.

I want to provide the materials my preschoolers need to help foster all of their imagination. The magnetic building sets will allow them to begin to explore their skills in math as they analyze how many pieces they will need to build using the magnetic blocks. Their engineering curiosity will be challenged as they work together to construct gravity solid structures. Their artistic creativity will be fostered as they come up with amazing creations that will be limited only by their imagination. And of course their technological skills will be explored as they put together and take apart structures to see how the mechanical world around them functions.

So many concepts can be mastered just by using simple magnetic blocks and structures.

Mrs. P.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magnetic Blocks - 128 pcs Large Set & Storage Box - 3D Building Educational Toys for Boys and Girls - Great for 3+ Years Old Toddlers and Kids - Tiles with Innovative Build Magnets - Great Gift! • Amazon Business $44.95 1 $44.95
Dinosaur Toys Take Apart Toys With Tools - Pack of 6 Dinosaurs - Construction Engineering STEM Learning Toy Building Play Set - Toy for Boys & Girls Age 3 - 12 years old • Amazon Business $29.76 1 $29.76
130 Pieces - Magnetic Building Sticks Building Blocks Set, Elongdi Educational Toys Magnetic Blocks Sticks Stacking Toys Set, Non-Toxic Building Toy 3D Puzzle with Storage Bag • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Myfreed 103 pcs Educational Magnetic Building Blocks Toys Magnet Construction Build Kit Toys for Boys and Girls Playing Stacking Game with Magnetic Bricks and Sticks,Gift Box Packaging,103pcs and bag • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$111.69

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.22

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$153.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.10

Total project goal

$180.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$180.69

1 Donor

-$180.69

Donations toward project cost

-$153.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.10

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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