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

Future Female Scientists in the Making Through STEMs Hands-On Activities

Help me give my students STEM activities such a building bricks, remote controlled pigs, engineering toys and Flip Crayons to so they can learn more about STEM and be STEM experts!

  • $961 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives. ~Clay P. Bedford

My students are very curious and energetic-they are ecstatic and passionate about learning, especially when its something hands-on.

95% of my students are from socio-economically disadvantaged background and 100% of them receive free or reduce lunch. They enjoy coming to school, and I adore teaching them. It is a joy to come to work each morning to see their smiling faces.

My Project

These STEM and engineering activities and manipulatives will allow my kindergartners especially the girls to explore science through hands-on activities. Each requested items such as the pigs, building blocks, engineering set, Flip Crayons teaches students to learn how to build, connect, experimenting with becoming a true scientist. Afterwards, they will use the Flip Crayons to illustrate what they created with their classmates.

These discovery kits and manipulatives will help increase my students’ vocabulary needed to be successful in school while bringing more engaging science learning to my classroom!

As their teacher, it is my duty to help my students see the bigger picture throughout the curriculum. This is the reason why I wish to have my students learn with a hands on approach. What a wonderful gift you could provide by helping my kindergartner bring science to life! Thank you in advance for supporting and allowing ALL students to feel excited and successful in the classroom.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lvnv Toys@ Toy Pig – Battery Operated Walking & Tail Wagging Plush Pig - Colors May Vary • Amazon Business $9.99 15 $149.85
Barcaloo 400 Piece Wheels, Tires, and Axles Set - Building Brick Compatible Play Kit • Amazon Business $24.99 4 $99.96
1pc of Walking, Moving, Oinking, Tail Wagging Plush Baby Mini Pig Piggy in Random Color • Amazon Business $10.99 9 $98.91
Fashionclubs 4pcs/set Children DIY Assemble Solar Power Car Toy Kit Science Educational Gadget Hobby • Amazon Business $12.99 7 $90.93
Barcaloo Building Bricks - 10 Inch x 10 Inch Stackable Baseplates - Variety 6 Pack Compatible with all Major Brands • Amazon Business $18.99 4 $75.96
Handwriting Without Tears 1387968 FC Flip Crayon Set, Multiple Color (Pack of 206) • Amazon Business $36.59 2 $73.18
1000 Piece Building Bricks Set- 10 Classic Colors Guaranteed Tight Fit, Compatible with All Major Brands • Amazon Business $25.99 2 $51.98
Skoolzy Wheels, Straws and Connectors Stem Toys Kids Educational Toys for 3, 4, 5, 6 Year Olds - 400pc Fine Motor Skills Engineering Toys for Girls, Boys Building Kits Tinker Design Activities Set • Amazon Business $35.99 1 $35.99
Barcaloo 200 Piece Window, Door, and Roof Set - Building Brick Compatible Play Kit • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98

Materials cost

$710.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$65.03

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$816.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$144.08

Total project goal

$960.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$960.51

1 Donor

-$960.51

Donations toward project cost

-$816.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$144.08

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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