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Ms. Burns from Pleasantville NJ is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Magnet Tiles Create STEM Engineers!

Help me give my students magnet tiles to bring their creativity and STEM learning to even greater heights!

  • $173 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My four hundred and fifty kindergarten through fifth grade elementary students create a diverse community of learners with learners from many different cultural, socioeconomic and language backgrounds. Over sixty-five percent of my students come from non-native English speaking families with many arriving in the U.S. for the first time. Our student population includes many high-needs learners and over ninety percent of our student population qualifies for free or reduced-price lunch due to the families' low socioeconomic status.

Despite the challenges my students endure, they truly enjoy coming to school and learning.

They work hard and have a positive attitude. I strive to foster that enjoyment and create meaningful learning experiences for each of my students.

My Project

My students of all ages love magnet tiles. It's great to see how they collaborate to create all different types of structures. It's even more fulfilling to see students of different ages and in different grade levels collaborating with these tiles. Students are able to build a multitude of different creations including houses, castles, cars, flowers, etc. The magnet tiles also differentiate learning. Younger students can learn their colors, sort by shape, count and recognize and create 2D and 3D shapes.

All students engage in critical thinking and problem-solving skills and improve hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills when using magnet tiles.

The possibilities to build and create are endless. My students will be able to incorporate math, science and literacy into what they build. Wouldn't you want to make a safe house for the Three Little Pigs or a wall that Humpty Dumpty won't fall off? I will make these materials accessible to everyone by using them as a center during class and before and after school during STEM. With your help, students will work together to build something amazing!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PicassoTiles PT180 Piece Set 180pc Building Block Toy Deluxe Construction Kit Magnet Building Tiles Clear Color Magnetic 3D Construction Playboards Educational Blocks Creativity Beyond Imagination • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
Magnetic Blocks,Ailuki 109 Pcs 3D Magnetic Building Blocks Set Magnet Building Tiles Educational Construction Kit for Children Creative Imagination Development Magnet Toys • Amazon Business $34.59 1 $34.59

Materials cost

$114.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$146.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.82

Total project goal

$172.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$172.12

1 Donor

-$172.12

Donations toward project cost

-$146.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.82

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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