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Mrs. Torres from Floral Park NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindergarten Innovators! STEM! STEM! STEM!

Help me give my students innovative STEM hands-on experiences with engineering building blocks, microscopes, and Take Apart Toys! Kindergarteners love science and math!

  • $450 goal

This project expired on July 4, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are mostly from non-English speaking households.

Some of my students have just arrived in the United States with parents who do not speak English.

Despite the many challenges they face, they come ready each day to learn and play with the most positive attitudes.

It has been a true blessing to watch my students learn and grow. A day in our classroom consists of enthusiasm, energy, and excitement. Every accomplishment, big or small, is celebrated! We love to learn through play and hands-on materials.

My Project

Hands-on...innovative... scientists...mathematicians....All words to describe our kindergarteners! Please help my students learn how to create, build and explore. In this project, I have asked for hands-on science and math STEM center activities. There are magnets for building to experiment with balance and structure! My students love to build towers taller than them! I have also included items with wheels. The kids can explore motion and build actual items that move. Kindergarten is a year of exploration. The kids will have the opportunity to experiment with building different animals using real world tools which will help with real world problems and experiences. Another item to enhance my kids learning is a set of books all about science. I'd like to incorporate more STEM books into our classroom library! Please help us explore, discover and solve real world problems with our hands-on materials!

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ETI Toys | STEM Learning | 109 Piece Educational Engineering Construction Blocks & Gears Building Set; Build Excavator, Horse & Buggy and More. Best Gift, Toy for 4, 5, 6, 7 Year Old Boys and Girls. • Amazon Business $59.97 1 $59.97
ETI Toys | STEM Learning | Original 172 Piece Educational Construction Engineering Building Blocks Set for 3, 4 and 5+ Year Old Boys & Girls | Creative Fun Kit | Best Toy Gift for Kids Ages 3yr – 6yr • Amazon Business $55.59 1 $55.59
burgkidz Kids Storage Block Table with 68 PCS Large Building Blocks for Toddlers, Children Educational Toy Classic Big Building Bricks Desk and 68 Pieces Building Toys • Amazon Business $45.99 1 $45.99
Kidtastic Set of 7 Take Apart Toys - Dinosaurs, Helicopter, Train, Truck, Motorcycle - STEM Building Set - Hours of Fun - 192 Pieces - Engineering Kit for Boys, Girls, Toddlers - Age 3, 4, 5 +Year Old • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Magnetic Blocks STEM Toys Set Educational Construction Engineering with 4 Assemblable Wheels, Magneitc Building Blocks Tiles | Stacking Blocks Learning and Entertainment for Toddler Kids (102PCS) • Amazon Business $38.99 1 $38.99
LoyToys Educational Engineering Building Blocks & Gears Set, 80 Piece for age 4-7 Boys & Girls. Best Gift, STEM Toy- Promote Hand & Eye Coordination, Fine Motor Skills & Creativity. Storage Bag Incl. • Amazon Business $37.97 1 $37.97
Learning Resources Magnetic Ten-Frame Answer Boards, Set of 4 with 100 counters • Amazon Business $22.23 1 $22.23
Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. My First Microscope • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Guided Science Readers Parent Pack: Level A: 16 Fun Nonfiction Books That Are Just Right for New Readers • Amazon Business $14.06 1 $14.06
Amberetech Wooden Toys Hundred Board Montessori 1-100 Consecutive Numbers Wooden Educational Game for Kids with Storage Bag,W8.26 L8.26inches • Amazon Business $10.20 1 $10.20

Materials cost

$346.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$382.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.44

Total project goal

$449.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$449.62

1 Donor

-$225.00

Donations toward project cost

-$191.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.75

match offer

-$224.62

Match offer toward project cost

-$190.93

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.69

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$0.00

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