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Mrs. Fugate from Milwaukee WI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-on Learning for 60 Little Hands!

My students need new STEM items. After 5 years in the same classroom, we need some refreshing! A minimum of 150 hands have played with our toys and used our manipulatives.

  • $974 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

All 30 of my students are amazing!

The kiddos in my class are eager to learn, and want to be a part of our classroom family.

They come to school ready to work hard, and to be a part of something important. Their learning makes a difference each and every day.

The majority of my students, come from lower-income neighborhoods, and qualify for free, or reduced lunches. Many are from single parent households and have multiple siblings. Each of my parents contributes to our classroom in the best way that they know how to, and can.

My Project

Preschool students learn best by doing! We need new math, science and engineering toys to refresh our classroom. Our toys are a half-decade old and have become very well worn, from being very well loved. With these new items, we will be able to conduct experiments, look at various life cycles, create things using our hands, collect bugs, work with magnets, grow seeds and much more! Hands on learning produces critical thinkers, a life-long needed skill. With these new items, our kiddos can explore, move around, interact with their peers and learn by doing, rather than by listening - encouraging their independence and curiosity.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Natural Environments WD93021BN Deluxe Science Table w/Brown Tub • Amazon Business $201.89 1 $201.89
Colorations BVRD Colorations Classic Colors Best Value Dough (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $64.19 1 $64.19
Edu Science 38 piece Magnetic Science Kit • Amazon Business $35.99 1 $35.99
EDX Education - Rainbow Pebbles • Amazon Business $35.97 1 $35.97
Magnetic Blocks Building Set for Kids - 64 Pc Set Intelligent Magnetic 3D Magnetic Tiles STEM Educational Building Construction Toys for Boys and Girls DELUXE SET with Storage Box • Amazon Business $34.85 1 $34.85
Insect Lore Life Cycle Stages Complete Set Insect Figurines • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Color Sorting & Counting Toddler Toys: Skoolzy Butterfly Kids STEM Educational Math Manipulatives & Montessori Materials Activities - 75pc Matching Game for 2 3 4 5 Year Old Boys & Girls Toy Counters • Amazon Business $28.50 1 $28.50
Magnetic Tiles, 78 Pcs Kids Magnetic Building Blocks - Endless Creativity Fun with Magnetic Toys - STEM Stacking Magnetix Toys for Boys Girls • Amazon Business $28.45 1 $28.45
Rock & Mineral Collection Activity Kit (Over 150 Pcs) , Educational Identification Sheet plus 2 Easy Break Geodes, Fossilized Shark Teeth and Arrowheads, Dancing Bear Brand • Amazon Business $27.95 1 $27.95
Microscope for Kids Science Kit Beginner's Microscope Kit with LED 80X 200x and 450x Magnification Kids Science Toy Educational Toy Birthday Gift Blue/White - By ToyerBee • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Bugs World Insect Marbles (Set of 15) with Magnifying Glass • Amazon Business $24.96 1 $24.96
Learning Resources Super Magnet Lab Kit, 124 Pieces • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
View Master Classic Viewer with 2 Reels Safari Adventure Toy Package May Vary • Amazon Business $20.14 1 $20.14
View Master Classic Viewer with 2 Reels Space Discovery Toy Package May Vary • Amazon Business $19.07 1 $19.07
View Master Classic Viewer with 2 Reels Marine Life Toy Package May Vary • Amazon Business $19.00 1 $19.00
Magic Beadz - Jelly Water Beads Grow Many Times Original Size - Fun for All Ages - Over 20,000 Beads • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Educational Insights Sprout & Grow Window • Amazon Business $17.59 1 $17.59
Joyin Toy 69 Pieces Natural World Animal Dinosaur Insect Sea Animal Farm Animal Figures Easter Basket Stuffer Mini Plastic Vinyl Assorted Figures Playset • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Roylco R5910 Animal X-Ray Set, 8" x 10" Size • Amazon Business $16.60 1 $16.60
AlleTechPlus Critter Cage Magnifying Bug Reviewer Kid's Toy, Nature Exploration Toys Insect Magnifier Backyard Explorer (6 packs) • Amazon Business $15.59 1 $15.59
Carykon Dough Extruders Set Assorted Designs, Set of 10, 5 Patterns - Random Colors • Amazon Business $12.42 1 $12.42
Safariology: Life Cycle of a Mosquito • Amazon Business $10.29 1 $10.29
Safari Ltd Life Cycle of a Green Sea Turtle • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Safari Ltd Life Cycle of a Frog • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Safari Ltd Safariology the Life Cycle of a Chicken • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Childrens Bug Catcher and Viewer - Insect Magnifier, Catcher + 2 Bug Tweezers - Nature Exploration Microscope For Kids - By OLIVIA & AIDEN • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Safari Ltd Life Cycle of a Monarch Butterfly • Amazon Business $9.66 1 $9.66
Dough Tools - 5 Piece Assortment • Amazon Business $7.88 1 $7.88

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