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Ms. Schafer from Holmen WI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Grow Our Minds With STEM Activities!

Help me give my students engineering and math activities to grow their minds!

  • $434 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My second-grade students are the most amazing kids! They are so inquisitive and love coming to school every day. I am blessed to be a part of their lives and love my job! A typical morning at work for me starts with hugs, high fives, and shouts of "Good morning, Mrs. Schafer!" and that is just on my walk from my car to the school door.

Every year, my classroom consists of students who speak English as their second language, have varying socioeconomic backgrounds, and special education needs; however, they all come to school ready, willing, and able to learn!

Throughout the school year, we become a family. Second graders grow so much throughout the year. They come in very dependent on adults for their choices and thinking. My end of the year goal for them is to think and make good decisions for themselves.

My Project

Students need to have experiences outside of math, reading, and writing. These materials will give them opportunities both in class and during indoor recess opportunities to experience creative thinking and building.

These activities will help students problem solve and think outside the box.

Students will build and create using these materials cooperatively. They love to make things and watch how they work or don't work. Then adjust them accordingly.

I can't wait for the kiddos to get their hands on these wonderful resources and begin to enjoy them. This group of students in particular love to build and create together.

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magna-Tiles 32-Piece Clear Colors Set, The Original, Award-Winning Magnetic Building Tiles for Kids, Creativity and Educational Building Toys for Children, STEM Approved • Amazon Business $49.99 2 $99.98
LEGO Education Wheels Set • Amazon Business $54.95 1 $54.95
Straw Constructor STEM Building Toys 800 pcs-Colorful Interlocking Plastic Enginnering Toys- Fun- Educational- Safe for Kids- Develops Motor Skills-Construction Blocks- Best Gift for Boys and Girls … • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Marble Genius Marble Run Super Set - 100 Complete Pieces + Free Instruction App (85 Translucent Marbulous Pieces + 15 Glass Marbles) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Maze Racers - The Exciting Maze Building and Racing Game • Amazon Business $34.95 1 $34.95
ThinkFun Math Dice Junior Game for Boys and Girls Age 6 and Up - Teachers Favorite and Toy of the Year Nominee • Amazon Business $7.95 3 $23.85
Marble Genius Booster Set (Add-On Set - 20 Marbulous Marble Run Toy Pieces) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Magna-Tiles 2-Piece Car Expansion Set – The Original, Award-Winning Magnetic Building Tiles – Creativity and Educational – STEM Approved • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Coogam Wooden Tetris Puzzle Brain Teasers Toy Tangram Jigsaw Intelligence Colorful 3D Russian Blocks Game STEM Montessori Educational Gift for Baby Kids (40 Pcs) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$333.64

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$368.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$65.05

Total project goal

$433.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$433.69

3 Donors

-$433.69

Donations toward project cost

-$368.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.05

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$0.00

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