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Ms. Vilcek from Lawrence KS is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

K’onnect With Team Building

Help me give my students k'NEX to give my students new outlets to apply their thinking, knowledge of a content area or subject, and to gain valuable teamwork and problem solving skills.

  • $301 goal

This project expired on May 17, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is a Title I school with a diverse group of students. Pencil and paper learning was not made for my students; we are constantly trying to make things come to life. We are an active bunch that learns through discussion, activity, and collaboration. There is nothing typical about my 5th grade group.

Students need different activities to encourage them to be problem solvers and better communicators.

Our school is a strong community full of hard working students dedicated to learning. We love to learn through STEM activities and team building.

My Project

These kits will be used multiple times per trimester to give students a new entry into their learning each year they will be reused. Students will gain experience working with peers in a collective effort. They will utilize a wide range of problem solving skills, and students use a hands-on approach that will take their understanding of the content to a deeper knowledge level. I am seeking to bring fun problem solving to a wide range of content areas for my 5th grade students. This project also includes opportunities for kids to stretch their creative and cooperative brains in ways that are unplugged and engaging.

Ms. Vilcek
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kid K’NEX – Budding Builders Building Set – 100 Pieces – Ages 3 and Up – Preschool Educational Toy • Amazon Business $25.99 8 $207.92

Materials cost

$207.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$14.66

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$255.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.12

Total project goal

$300.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$300.82

2 Donors

-$229.00

Donations toward project cost

-$194.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.35

match offer

-$71.82

Match offer toward project cost

-$61.05

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.77

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$0.00

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