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Mrs. Lacy from Minatare NE is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Locked Out, Let's Escape

Help me give my students locks and boxes to create interactive activities such as escape rooms.

  • $244 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come into my classroom every day with obstacles that I may not even know about, they are hidden away. This does not stop them from overcoming adversity and succeeding in the classroom. That is just one thing I love about them. They have so much that could be holding them back but they don't let it.

Perseverance, determination, and hard work​ all come together to help my students overcome daily obstacles in their lives.

They strive daily to be their best, to be better than they were yesterday and that means the world to me.

As a teacher, I do my best to provide them with multiple opportunities to learn, test their learning, and grow. These are opportunities that they may never have had before but I give them that chance at success. My students are unique in their personalities, learning, and daily life; their learning experiences should be targeted towards their unique qualities.

My Project

We have all heard of escape rooms; well I felt it was time to get them to our school. Our students have done one or two small ones but have been begging to do more with more challenges. Students will be building escape rooms for each other. This gives students responsibility for their own learning. They will be required to incorporate various subjects, what they have learned in the past, and some fun!

Locks and boxes are just two of the many items that will come together to create escape room activities for students in various classes.

Escape rooms help students think outside of the box to get into the box. Help me bring this opportunity to my students and my school.

Mrs. Lacy
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Master Lock 1535DWD Vertical Resettable Word Combination Padlock, 4-Pack, Color May Vary, • Amazon Business $34.89 1 $34.89
Master Lock 1534D Locker Lock Set Your Own Word Combination Padlock, 1 Pack, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $6.78 4 $27.12
Torin Big Red 16" Portable Steel Tool Box, Red • Amazon Business $14.48 1 $14.48
Sheffield 12633 Field Box- Teal • Amazon Business $11.05 1 $11.05
Puroma 2 Pack Combination Lock 4 Digit Padlock for School Gym, Sports Locker, Fence, Toolbox, Case, Hasp Storage (Red) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Puroma 2 Pack Combination Lock 4 Digit Padlock for School Gym Sports Locker, Fence, Toolbox, Case, Hasp Storage (Black and Code Window) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Puroma 2 Pack Combination Lock 4 Digit Padlock for School Gym Locker, Sports Locker, Fence, Toolbox, Case, Hasp Storage (Green) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Sheffield 12626 Field Box- Olive Drab Green • Amazon Business $9.94 1 $9.94
Sheffield 12629 Field Box- Black Made in The U.S.A. • Amazon Business $9.93 1 $9.93
Wordlock Combination Padlock – 5 Dial, Pink • Amazon Business $9.64 1 $9.64
Master Lock 141D Covered Aluminum Keyed Padlock, 1 Pack, Black • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48
Master Lock 142DCM Covered Aluminum Keyed Padlock, 1-Pack, Blue • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Master Lock 146D Covered Aluminum Keyed Padlock, 1-9/16 inches, Pink • Amazon Business $4.80 1 $4.80

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