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Mrs. Coutts from Allston MA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Full STEM Ahead!

Help me give my students different STEM challenges including tools, building bricks, balances, and pendulums.

  • $548 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The majority of my students fall below the poverty line and all come from diverse linguistic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds. I teach at a full inclusion school comprised of the most enthusiastic and creative learners.

Although the school district supplies the basics for students, I am always trying to provide them with more.

I absolutely love coming to work every day and teaching. That feeling is infectious, and all of my kids are always coming to school excited to start their day ready to learn.

My Project

In addition to reading and writing, science and technology has become a vital part of our classroom learning. In kindergarten, children learn best when they are able to explore the world through play and problem solving. Play is the language of children. Right now in our classroom, we have an hour and a half of time dedicated towards play and inquiry based learning. It's the kids FAVORITE time of the day. The challenge is that my classroom is not equipped with the supplies or the budget to enhance the children's creativity, problem solving and critical thinking skills.

How can I provide the most engaging and enriching experiences for my students if I don't have the materials?

From balls and ramps to experimenting with water, children can explore tons of different STEM concepts with the materials requested. As kids build, test and experiment, they’ll develop both critical thinking and early STEM skills including weight, balance, buoyancy and more!

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

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP795X - STEM Early Learning Kits - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $269.00 1 $269.00
LC938 - Maker Space Tool Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
TT758 - Building Brick STEM Challenge Kit - Pre K-Gr. 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LC644 - Write & Wipe Blueprint Mats - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98
FREE SHIPPING • Lakeshore Learning Materials $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$428.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$465.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.13

Total project goal

$547.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$547.52

8 Donors

-$315.56

Donations toward project cost

-$268.23

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.33

match offer

-$231.95

Match offer toward project cost

-$197.16

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.79

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$0.00

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