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Ms. Scarper from San Lorenzo CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kinder STEAM Engineers

My students need Legos, magnetic tiles, and a train set to encourage and foster STEAM education in my classroom.

  • $404 goal

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My Students

I teach in a Title I school that is located in a diverse low socio-economic neighborhood in the Bay Area. I have 18 eager to learn kindergarten students this year. They enter my classroom every day enthusiastic and excited to learn. My goal is to have a classroom that fosters a love of learning and a wide variety of skills and knowledge.

Kindergarten students love to explore, discover, and be creative, and they need the proper equipment to support their learning.

I want my students to have the materials necessary to foster STEAM learning and to learn in ways they haven't experienced before.

My Project

My students need materials to engage in STEAM activities. Legos, magnetic tiles, and trains will provide my students with opportunities to work in small group to explore and learn through play. My students will be excited and engaged in these activities while building the necessary skills to become successful.

Legos, magnetic tiles, and trains are a fun, engaging, and hands-on approach for students to learn the 4 C's: critical thinking, creativity, communication, and collaboration through play.

My students are in desperate need of STEAM materials to allow for them to grow as scientists, engineers, and mathematicians. My students are the future!

Ms. Scarper
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
IMDEN Magnetic Blocks, Magnetic Building Set, Magnetic Tiles, Educational Toys for Baby/Kids, 92 Piece • Amazon Business $31.99 2 $63.98
LEGO Duplo Basic Bricks (80 Pcs.) (Discontinued by manufacturer) • Amazon Business $62.98 1 $62.98
LEGO DUPLO All-in-One-Box-of-Fun 10572 Creative Play and Educational Toy • Amazon Business $23.99 2 $47.98
Orbrium Toys 12 Pcs Wooden Engines & Train Cars Collection Compatible with Thomas Wooden Railway, Brio, Chuggington • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
Building Bricks - 10" x 10" Stackable Baseplate - Variety 6 Pack (2 Green, 2 Blue, 2 Gray) Classic Baseplate Compatible with all Major Brands • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Building Bricks - 10" x 10" Stackable Baseplate - Variety 6 Pack (2 Green, 2 Blue, 2 Gray) Classic Baseplate Compatible with all Major Brands • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Wooden Train Track Set 52 Piece Pack - 100% Compatible with All Major Brands including Thomas • Amazon Business $21.95 1 $21.95

Materials cost

$282.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$25.88

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$342.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.52

Total project goal

$403.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$403.49

1 Donor

-$403.49

Donations toward project cost

-$342.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.52

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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