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Mrs. Hashizaki from Hilo HI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Imagination + Building = Learning

Help me give my students magnetic and building materials for hands on learning.

  • $485 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We have begun our school year with 21 energetic students. Our class consists of students from diverse ethnicities and financial backgrounds. Almost a third of the class have not had prior school experience and some are ELL (English Language Learners).

My students may come with different abilities, BUT all of them are enthusiastic and ready to learn.

The reason I created this project is to provide an even playing field where learning will take place through hands on exploration using various types of building materials which will challenge their imaginations and creative abilities.

My Project

These materials will be used during both structured and unstructured times. During center time, students will have the option to choose what they would like to work with and who they would like to work with. These opportunities will help them to develop their communication and cooperation skills. Interlocking discs and Plus Plus foam shapes will allow my visual learners to create masterpieces that are appeasing to the eye. Magnetic building materials and life sized constructions materials will challenge my spatial learning to problem solving in the creation of 3-D projects. In addition, they will have an opportunity work together in cooperation with classmates to create a shared task, a life skill which is necessary in the workplace.

We can't have fun while learning, said NO ONE.

"Through unstructured exploration, we foster the development of imagination and creativity" said Beth Rosenthal Davis. Why do people question the power of play? When engaged, concentration and perseverance will increase.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
163 Piece STEM Toys Kit, Educational Construction Engineering Building Blocks Learning Set for Ages 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Year Old Boys & Girls by Brickyard, Best Kids Toy, Creative Games & Fun Activity • Amazon Business $29.95 2 $59.90
cossy Kids Magnet Toys Magnet Building Tiles, 120 Pcs 3D Magnetic Building Blocks Set, Educational Toys for Kids Children • Amazon Business $57.99 1 $57.99
dreambuilderToy 106 PCS Magnetic Tiles Set, STEM Building Block Preschool Educational Construction Kit,3D Magnetic Toys (106 Pieces) • Amazon Business $25.00 2 $50.00
PLUS PLUS - Construction Building Toy, Open Play Set - 300 Piece - Pastel Color Mix • Amazon Business $16.69 2 $33.38
PLUS PLUS - Construction Building Toy, Open Play Set - 300 Piece - Basic Color Mix • Amazon Business $16.63 2 $33.26
Lapoea 101 Pieces Magnetic Building Sticks Building Blocks Set, Magnet Educational Toys for Adults and Children 3D Magnetic Blocks Sticks Stacking Toys Set • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
VIAHART Brain Flakes 500 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set | A Creative and Educational Alternative to Building Blocks | Tested for Children's Safety | A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $14.98 2 $29.96
PLUS PLUS - Construction Building Toy - Baseplate Duo - Gray and Blue • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$307.46

Vendor shipping charges

$56.34

State sales tax

$13.53

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$411.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.70

Total project goal

$484.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$484.64

4 Donors

-$430.52

Donations toward project cost

-$403.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.08

match offer

-$10.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$8.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$44.12

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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