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Ms. Schaefer from Connersville IN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's See What We Can Build!

My students need access to hands on science materials! This will promote critical thinking, imagination, and creativity. These magnets and kinetic sand will promote the amazing engineering creativity my students possess!

  • $156 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My amazing children are ages 3, 4, and 5 years old. They are creative, curious and so ready to learn. Our multi-age, inclusionary classroom is geared for children to learn through hands-on, active learning.

My children have such potential to become successful life long learners.

They demonstrate excitement and curiosity when it comes to learning in the classroom. With ongoing parental engagement and community support, they can become the successful individuals we know they can be, now and in the future.

Our rural community has seen many unfortunate changes in demographics over the past few years. Over 90% of my students have qualified for the program by meeting federal poverty guidelines. Many of our families/students deal with food insecurity, poverty, and homelessness.

Despite the challenges the children face every day, they want to learn and are excited about any new opportunities presented.

My Project

My students are amazing little builders! They love any project that includes hands on building. The Magnetic Building Blocks and National Geographic Play Sand will increase their opportunities to use their imagination and create robots, castles, cars, roller coasters, dinosaurs, houses, towers, barns, animals, etc.

When they use these materials they will be able to demonstrate their engineering skills!

During our "work time" in our daily schedule these materials will be available for students to create creations on their own or use pictures to try and create optional items. Please consider donating to give my students the materials needed to promote critical thinking, problem solving, and fun!

Ms. Schaefer
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
118 PCS Magnetic Building Blocks Set Magnetic Tiles Kit Construction & Stacking Toys Boys Girls Birthday Gift for Children Educational and Creative Imagination Development with Storage Container • Amazon Business $38.65 1 $38.65
Magnetic Blocks,Banne 218 PCS Magnetic Building Blocks Tiles Educational Toy Set with Instruction Booklet and Storage Box for Kids 6 Year Old and Up • Amazon Business $35.99 1 $35.99
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Sparkling Play Sand - 2 LBS of Shimmering Sand with Castle Molds and Tray (Pink) - A Kinetic Sensory Activity • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Play Sand - 2 LBS of Sand with Castle Molds and Tray (Blue) - A Kinetic Sensory Activity • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$100.62

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$132.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.32

Total project goal

$155.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$155.45

1 Donor

-$77.72

Donations toward project cost

-$66.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.66

match offer

-$77.73

Match offer toward project cost

-$66.07

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.66

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$0.00

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