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Mrs. Mickelson from Barron WI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learn Engineering with Fairy Tales

Help me give my students The Three Billy Goats Gruff problem solving STEM kit.

  • $609 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students attend a rural Pre-K-4 school in northwestern Wisconsin. Over half of our students come from economically disadvantaged households. The school library media center serves an important purpose of providing resources for our students. The only experience that students will have with STEM in our community is when the school provides the resources.

Help me give my students hands-on experience with STEM, problem-solving, critical thinking, and engineering thinking skills.

These kits would provide a link between children's literature and engineering.

My Project

Students will read fairy tales from around the world. After reading different versions of The Three Billy Goats Gruff students will practice their engineering skills using these kits to build bridges for the goats to cross.

Career discovery begins at an early age.

I would like my students to know the variety of math and science careers that are available for them. By gaining confidence at an early age with math and science it builds self esteem and makes STEM careers possible for my students.

With any hands on activities I try to include an element of literacy. The fairy tale kits not only allow for literacy, but for global literacy by allowing students to experience literature from around the world.

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Mrs. Mickelson
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 300 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP638 - The Three Billy Goats Gruff Problem Solving STEM Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 8 $479.92
FREE SHIPPING • Lakeshore Learning Materials $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$479.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$517.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$91.26

Total project goal

$608.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$608.38

1 Donor

-$258.56

Donations toward project cost

-$258.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$304.19

Match offer toward project cost

-$258.56

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.63

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$45.63

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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