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Mrs. Shepherd from Lufkin TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Little Engineers...Toot Toot!

Help me give my students STEM related experiences using Nano Hexbugs to create mazes, and Air Hockey Soccer Pucks to implement the engineering process.

  • $203 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are first graders who love coming to school everyday willing to learn. I want to give them experiences that keep them coming back with excitement and enthusiasm. The majority of my students come from low poverty backgrouds and need to gain real world experiences. My goal is to create as many life experiences in the classroom as possible. By showing them love and support, my students will flourish in all areas of academia. They absolutely are adored by many, and feel a part of a family when at school.

This project will reach all first grade students at our school.

My Project

Nano Hexbugs will help our students with STEM experiences using the engineering process to gather, analyze, and evaluate information. The goal is for students to take this process and learn from real world experiences, the hexbugs will help tremendously with the process. They have no rules, therefore students must plan, implement, and evaluate how to make these bugs follow the path they are given. The air hockey soccer pucks will be used in lessons dealing with force and motion (along side the Hexbugs).

In essence, the Nano Hexbugs and Air Hockey Soccer Pucks will help our students grow into little engineers and take their experiences into the real world!

I can't wait to see what these students create from this experience!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HEXBUG Nano Nitro 5 Pack Toy • Amazon Business $19.99 5 $99.95
Yimaler Air Socer Kids Air Power Soccer Disc With Powerful LED light and Foam Bumpers for Indoor Outdoor Games Foot Ball Training • Amazon Business $7.99 5 $39.95

Materials cost

$139.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$172.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.35

Total project goal

$202.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$202.35

1 Donor

-$41.00

Donations toward project cost

-$34.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.15

match offer

-$161.35

Match offer toward project cost

-$137.15

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.20

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$0.00

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