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Mrs. Taylor from Hayes VA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Go STEM!

Help me give my students hands-on STEM experience with these science, math, and engineering kits!

  • $271 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We have awesome students! They are sweet, generous, and kind to each other. We truly feel blessed to be their teachers. However, many come from homes with little in the way of resources. It saddens us that some of our brightest and best students come from homes with the least. Almost half of our students receive free or reduced-price lunch. Some don't have winter coats. Others have holes in their shoes. As teachers, we do all we can to meet their needs. (Teaching can be a nonprofit job--according to my husband.)

What difference does it make?

What difference does it make to be told you matter? The most damaging messages of poverty tell children that they aren't valuable, they aren't important, that they don't matter. Put yourself in their shoes.

My Project

These STEM kits and materials will help our students think like inventors, scientists, and engineers. Many of our students do not have access to or experience with science-based toys and games.

Build, create, invent, explore--you can make it possible for our students to do all of these and more!

These STEM kits will be checked out by teachers to be used over and over again by multiple grade levels and across multiple years.

Don't we need our students to be able to analyze and think critically? They also need to build resilience, strengthen focus, and improve their task commitment. How can they do that if they never have experience doing hard things?

Mrs. Taylor
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AOKESI Remote Control Robot Building Blocks Educational Kit Engineering STEM Toys Kids Learning Toys Intelligent Gift(351 Pieces) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
DAZHONG Building Block Robot App Controlled Toy Educational Electric RC Robot Bricks STEM Toys with LED Intelligent Charging Gift for Boys Girls Age of 6,7,8,9-14 Year Old (Purple) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Sillbird STEM 12-in-1 Education Solar Robot Toys -190 Pieces DIY Building Science Experiment Kit for Kids Aged 8-10 and Older,Solar Powered by The Sun • Amazon Business $35.99 1 $35.99
ETI Toys | STEM Learning | Original 101 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 $29.97 1 $29.97
PANLOS Robot STEM Toy Engineering Building Blocks Building Bricks Toy kit - for Boys 6 Years Old or Older Tight Fit and Compatible with All Major Brands 570 PCS • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
2Pepers Electric Motor Robotic Science Kits for Kids (4-in-1), DIY STEM Toys Kids Science Experiment Kits, Building Educational Robotics Kit for Boys and Girls,Circuit Engineering Science Project Kits • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99

Materials cost

$196.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$229.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.57

Total project goal

$270.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$270.44

4 Donors

-$245.44

Donations toward project cost

-$208.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.82

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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