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Mrs. Schumacher from Colorado Springs CO is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help the Future Engineers of the World!

Help me give my students LEGO building bricks, Magformers, and wooden blocks, and headphones that they will to code on computers!

  • $286 goal

This project expired on March 15, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is on the south side of Colorado Springs and falls somewhere between being a city and a rural school. Though we are still considered to be in Colorado Springs, there is a cow farm not a half mile from our school. Our families enjoy being a part of a smaller school community where they can get to know their child's teachers, and the teachers love knowing so many of the children in the school. Our students are a true representation of Colorado Springs. We are a multicultural school that spans the spectrum of race, socioeconomic status, and lifestyles. The school is very close to Fort Carson, so many of our students come from military families.

As a teacher, I love this aspect and thrive on the diversity that my students bring to the school.

My Project

My students have gravitated toward building and coding, and our society is doing the same! There are already many jobs in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM), but by the time my students become adults, they may be applying for STEAM jobs that do not yet exist!

Help my students gain the basic skills and experience for their future by allowing them to use their imaginations and build using these STEAM materials.

In my project, I have requested LEGO building bricks, magnetic Magformer blocks, wooden blocks (2 sizes), and headphones (for use on sites such as Code.org). Most of these supplies will be placed in pencil boxes labeled "STEAM Bin" and will be available with task cards for students in my classroom throughout the day.

I have already implemented similar bins into my classroom that include Unifix cubes, dominoes, pipe cleaners, and pattern blocks. The supplies in this project would give my students more opportunity to build with different, more interesting materials. Thank you for your support!

Mrs. Schumacher
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kids Headphones - noot Products K11 Foldable Stereo Tangle-Free 3.5mm Jack Wired Cord On-Ear Headset for Children (Navy/Teal) • Amazon Business $16.99 4 $67.96
Creative LEGO Brick Set • LEGO Education $56.66 1 $56.66
Magformers Basic Set (30 pieces) magnetic building blocks, educational magnetic tiles, magnetic building STEM toy • Amazon Business $33.85 1 $33.85
Goodlucky 100 Pcs 1" Blank Wooden Cubes Wood Blocks for Baby Blocks Baby Shower DIY Crafts Carving Art Supplies • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Jenga Classic Game • Amazon Business $8.77 1 $8.77

Materials cost

$183.23

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$11.73

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$242.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.83

Total project goal

$285.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$285.54

6 Donors

-$276.61

Donations toward project cost

-$242.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.90

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.93

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$0.00

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