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

Future Scientists and Engineers

My students need Magformers to engage in STEM activities and work collaboratively with their peers.

  • $562 goal

This project expired on December 10, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a class of 28 amazing second graders. They are loving, intelligent, kind, and funny. They come to school wanting to learn and become better citizens.

My students come from diverse backgrounds and most come from families at lower income levels.

Many of my students come from challenging home environments and have limited resources at home. Many of them do not have basic supplies to help them succeed. The one thing they all have in common is that they are eager to learn.

My Project

My students love to engage in hands-on learning. Every day, they amaze me with their ability to create and engineer buildings, vehicles, and bridges. They work together in collaborative groups and design wonderful, creative projects.

As a teacher, it is my goal to provide the materials for my students to succeed in STEM education.

I am requesting Magformers so that my students will have opportunities to engage in real, hands-on building and creating. They will be able to collaborate with their peers, work together, and also learn to solve problems.

Access to STEM materials in our classroom will give my students direct experience with applied science, engineering, and mathematics. They will be able to focus on academics and at the same time, enjoy learning. My students will be our future engineers, scientists, mathematicians, and computer scientists. Please help my students gain access to all of these wonderful STEM education materials and open their world. All of my students will benefit from the use of these materials greatly!

Mr. Bellisario
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magformers Brain Master (300 Piece) Deluxe Magnetic Building Blocks, Educational Magnetic Tiles Kit , Magnetic Construction STEM Toy Set • Amazon Business $269.99 1 $269.99
Magformers Smart Set (144-piece ), Deluxe Building Set. magnetic building blocks, educational magnetic tiles, magnetic building STEM toy set • Amazon Business $134.62 1 $134.62

Materials cost

$404.61

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$37.02

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$477.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$84.30

Total project goal

$562.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$562.00

3 Donors

-$559.00

Donations toward project cost

-$475.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$83.85

match offer

-$3.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$2.55

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.45

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$0.00

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