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

Getting the Fun Back Into Learning

My students need hands-on materials and STEM items to help them engage in learning and motivate them to succeed! We need Building Bricks, an outdoor speaker and glow sticks.

  • $716 goal

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My Students

Our classroom and students are in need of some STEM materials to help us get "into" our learning. We are trying to use the whole brain approach this year, but in order to do so, we need some fun, educational stuff.

With a hands-on approach and a little music, any lesson can become fun and successful!

We have many students coming to us from difficult households who just aren't motivated about learning and need the fun to be put back into school. They need a reason to show up every day.

Thank you for helping motivate our future leaders! Any help you can give for the future leaders of our world is greatly appreciated.

My Project

These materials will be used to enhance lessons and bring a spark into the learning objective. These hands on, fun materials will be just what we need to engage learners and help them to WANT to learn and WANT to come to school every day. With the black lights, light sticks, and highlighters the students will become neon rock stars searching for clues throughout the text to become better readers and writers. With the Legos, they will work collaboratively to build ancient irrigation systems, mazes to challenge their peers, and be able to have in-depth discussions about approaches taken and how to work together successfully.

Mrs. Scheitlin
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
10 Inch x 10 Inch Baseplate for Building Bricks - 6 Pack (2 Blue, 2 Green, 2 Gray) Compatible with All Major Brands • Amazon Business $16.99 6 $101.94
12 Pack Colorful Building Block Brick Glasses for Classroom Carnival Birthday Theme Party Favor Supplies Decorations Fun for Kids Teens Girls Boys and Children + Bonus Gift Boutique Balloon • Amazon Business $25.95 3 $77.85
Building Bricks - 1,100 Pieces Compatible Toys by Brickyard Building Blocks - Bulk Block Set with 154 Roof Pieces, 2 Free Brick Separators, and Reusable Storage Box with Handle (1,100 pcs) • Amazon Business $36.95 2 $73.90
Findway 5 UV Ultra Violet Blacklight 9 LED Flashlight Torch Light Outdoors,Pet Urine Detector for Dog Urine,Pet Stains and Bed Bug Detector,Dog Urine Remover • Amazon Business $11.99 6 $71.94
MERGE Cube - Hold a Hologram with Award Winning AR Toy for Kids - iOS or Android Phone or Tablet Brings the Cube to Life, Free Games With Every Purchase, Works with VR/AR Goggles • Amazon Business $7.18 6 $43.08
HI-LITER Desk Style, Green, Box of 12 (24020) • Amazon Business $6.46 5 $32.30
Avery Desk Style HI-LITER, Pink, 12 Pack (24010) • Amazon Business $7.67 4 $30.68
COMISO Bluetooth Speaker Portable Waterproof Outdoor Wireless Speakers with Enhanced Bass, Sync Together, Built in Mic, Auto Off, Up to 24 Hours Playtime for Beach, Shower & Home (White) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Fun Central G709 48 Pieces, Assorted Colors of Glow Stick Eye Glasses, Glow Sticks for Kids, LED Stick, Light Up Sticks, Light Up Glasses, LED Light Up Glasses, Glow Glasses, Glow Sticks Bulk • Amazon Business $22.80 1 $22.80
Glow Sticks Bulk 300 Count - 8" PartySticks Brand Premium Glow In The Dark Light Sticks - Makes Tons of Glow Necklaces and Glow Bracelets (3 Tubes of 100) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
HI-LITER Desk Style, Blue, Box of 12 (24016) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Hi-LITER Desk Style, Fluorescent Purple, Box of 12 (24060) • Amazon Business $5.11 1 $5.11
HI-LITER Desk Style, Orange, Box of 12 (24050) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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