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  • $346 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Walp
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Full STEAM Ahead

Help me give my students brain break materials to help shape their minds!

My Students

I have 20 students in my first grade class. They are such a smart, creative, and active group of kids. I am blessed to be able to teach them every day.

My school is a Title One school, which means most of our students are on free or reduced-priced lunch.

Many of our kids do not have the best home life, so our school is their security and they rely upon us every day.

We are also a school of the arts. This means we have Drama, Dance, Music, P.E., and Art as their specials. We also incorporate all of these elements into our daily lesson plans. It would not be unusual for you to walk into my classroom and hear my students rapping about double facts and acting out prepositional phrases. I would not want to work anywhere else!

My Project

Help my students open their minds to the world of STEAM through morning brain break tubs. These tubs will be filled with fun and engaging materials for students to utilize in the morning.

Research shows that students need time for play!

I know that without time for unstructured inquiry, imaginative play, and an opportunity for students to develop social competency, we are doing our children a long-term disservice. .

These materials will be very beneficial in my classroom and will allow my students to use their creativity in an educational way. I would truly appreciate it if you donate to this project!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Playmags 3D Magnetic Blocks for Kids Set of 100 Blocks to Learn Shapes, Colors, & Alphabet STEM Magnetic Toys Develop Motor Skills&Creativity-Colorful, Durable Magnet Building Tiles & Idea Book • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears! Super Building Toy Set, 150 Pieces, Ages 4+ • Amazon Business $37.17 1 $37.17
Fat Brain Toys 100 pc Block Set - Timber Blocks - 100 Piece Wooden Block Set • Amazon Business $28.95 1 $28.95
LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696 Building Toys for Creative Play; Kids Creative Kit (484 Pieces) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Creative Kids Flakes – 1400 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set for Safe, Fun, Creative Building – Educational STEM Construction Toy for Boys & Girls - Non Toxic – Ages 3 and Up • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 36-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 3-Ounce Cans (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Dreampark Puzzles for Kids Ages 3-8, 6 Pack Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles 60 Pieces Preschool Educational Learning Toys Set for Boys and Girls • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
EMIDO Building Blocks Kids Educational Toys STEM Toys Building Discs Sets Interlocking Solid Plastic for Preschool Kids Boys and Girls, Safe Material for Kids - 120 Pieces with Storage Bag • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
296 pcs Jigsaw Puzzle Mix Colour Mushroom Nails Pegboard Educational Building Blocks Bricks Creative DIY Mosaic Toys 3D Games Birthday Christmas Party Gift for Kids Children Age Over 3 Years Old • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$243.04

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.13

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$293.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.85

Total project goal

$345.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$345.67

3 Donors

-$265.67

Donations toward project cost

-$225.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.85

match offer

-$80.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$68.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by SONIC Drive-In and 3 other donors.

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