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

Full STEM Ahead!

My students need STEM materials to inspire their creativity and problem solving skills. These materials will provide them opportunities to work cooperatively to build, create, and challenge themselves.

  • $953 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Approximately two-thirds of my students are English Language Learners. Our school qualifies for free and reduced school lunch. Many of their families work in the fields and are hoping that through education and school, their children will have a better life.

Even with these obstacles, my students are eager, capable, and determined learners.

They enjoy being challenged, hands on activities, reading about and having academic conversations about current events, and learning by doing. They may not have the same opportunities as students from wealthier families, but they love learning and love school.

My Project

My students love opportunities that allow them to explore and create. The building and magnets sets will provide opportunities for students to be creative and problem solve while learning at the same time.

These STEM materials are powerful tools that are highly engaging and inspire students to create.

It allows time for out of the box thinking, ingenuity, creativity, and problem solving. These skills are invaluable tools that are sometimes lost. Innovations are the wave of the future and it is important that all students, boys and girls, wealthy or poor, are all included, and given opportunities to practice these skills.

Mrs. Jimenez
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
STERILITE 19849806 18 Quart/17 Liter Ultra Latch Box, Clear with a White Lid and Black Latches, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $39.36 3 $118.08
SmartMax Start XL (Basic 42) • Amazon Business $61.99 1 $61.99
Kids Magnet Toys Magnet Building Tiles, 120 PCs 3D Magnetic Building Blocks Set, Educational Toys for Kids Children • Amazon Business $57.99 1 $57.99
Magformers Magnets in Motion Set (61-pieces) Magnetic Building Blocks, Educational Magnetic Tiles Kit, Magnetic Construction STEM gear Set • Amazon Business $53.91 1 $53.91
Thames & Kosmos Structural Engineering: Bridges & Skyscrapers • Amazon Business $41.31 1 $41.31
LARGE 800 Piece Straws Builders Construction Building Toy - Giant Pack with Special Connectors by Playlearn • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Hape Award Winning Dynamo Kid's Wooden Domino Set • Amazon Business $34.01 1 $34.01
Meland Marble Run Toy 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
LEGO Classic Creative Builder Box 10703 (Exclusive) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Think Fun Roller Coaster Challenge STEM Toy and Building Game for Boys and Girls Age 8 and Up – TOTY Game of the Year Finalist • Amazon Business $29.79 1 $29.79
ZOOB BuilderZ 250 Piece Kit • Amazon Business $26.49 1 $26.49
Snowflake Building Blocks Kids STEM Educational Toys - 250 Piece Mega Set of Plastic Interlocking Discs for Preschool, Toddler and School Boys and Girls - Creative & Development Toy - Feijoa + Pukeko • Amazon Business $23.97 1 $23.97
Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears! Build & Bloom Building Set, 116 Pieces • Amazon Business $23.49 1 $23.49
Loy Toys Educational Construction Building Blocks & Gears 80 Pieces, Durable, Non Toxic & Washable Plastic Toys, Promote Hand To Eye Coordination, Develop Imagination, Fine Motor Skills & Creativity • Amazon Business $22.97 1 $22.97
Learning Resources Playground Engineering & Design STEM Set, 104 Pieces • Amazon Business $18.50 1 $18.50
Speed Cube Set, Roxenda Magic Cube Set of 2x2x2 3x3x3 Pyramid Smooth Puzzle Cube • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Building Blocks, FIOLOM Interlocking Solid Plastic Plum Blossom Building Toy Sets Interactive Puzzle Educational Learning Stem Building Construction Toys Gifts for Kids Boys Girls and Preschool 90 PCS • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
MindWare KEVA Junior Brain Builders Playset • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
VIAHART Brain Flakes 500 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set | A Creative and Educational Alternative to Building Blocks | Tested for Children's Safety | A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
SHARP 3D Wooden Brain Teaser Puzzle by Brain Zone. Genius Skills Builder T-Shape Pieces with Tetris Fit. Educational Toy for Kids and Adults. Explore Creativity and Problem Solving. Painted Finish • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Creative Kids Interlocking Building Block Play Set for Kids w/ 138 Unique, Colorful Bricks & Convenient Carry Backpack – Educational Construction Kit for Preschool, Kindergarten & More • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98

Materials cost

$704.36

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$64.45

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$809.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$142.83

Total project goal

$952.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$952.21

2 Donors

-$481.10

Donations toward project cost

-$408.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.16

match offer

-$471.11

Match offer toward project cost

-$400.44

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$70.67

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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