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Geise from Hillsborough NC is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-on Engineering!

My students need Magneato Building Blocks and Gear sets as we move towards becoming a STEAM (Sci, Tech, Eng, Art, Math) centered school!

  • $320 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are an active group of kindergarteners. Hands-on learning is key! I love to see how motivated the girls are in design, building, and construction. Engineering is not just for boys!

We are a small, charter school of 240 students, located in a rural area, near several large cities.

We serve a diverse population of students from a variety of ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. We do not have access to funding that county school systems afford. Much of our classroom supplies and materials comes out of our teachers' pockets. We consider ourselves a "public school of choice."

My Project

With the Magneato Building Blocks and Gears my students will be able to take their study of shapes and design to the next level. Currently we are using found objects to reinforce learning objectives. My goal is for my students to create their own structures and machines, as well as a classroom fort!

The Magneato Blocks and Gears are made for small hands.

They are brightly colored and durable and should last a lifetime! These manipulatives will help my students visualize what we've been learning in class. It will spark their imagination and creativity and inspire them to pursue other opportunities in engineering!

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Geise
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BLOCKS MAGNEATO BETTER BUILDERS SET OF 100 • School Specialty $151.99 1 $151.99
GEARS GEARS GEARS SUPER SET 150 PC • School Specialty $50.34 1 $50.34

Materials cost

$202.33

Vendor shipping charges

$20.23

State sales tax

$15.78

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$271.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.89

Total project goal

$319.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$319.26

7 Donors

-$230.67

Donations toward project cost

-$207.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.05

match offer

-$75.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.59

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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