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Ms. Weber from Dawson MN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

MakerSpace Match

My students need littleBits to develop a making mind and start to create new technologies. They will help students learn about coding and give them the opportunity to work on problem solving skills.

  • $560 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Working in the library, I see every student at least twice a week. From energetic kindergartners to excited to read 2nd and 3rd graders to 5 & 6 graders ready to use books and technology to learn new things. These students come from a variety of backgrounds, rich and poor, English speaking and non-English speaking.

Like many young people today our students are consumers of technology.

We strive to give them the tools they need to create and use these everyday technologies.

My Project

These products will match our school's investment in our students. By doubling the amount of Spheros, LittleBits, and K'nex in our new MakerSpace, more students will get the opportunity to learn at a time.

By spending time in the MakerSpace, our kids will develop their problem solving skills while learning about engineering, coding, and circuits.

The students will also practice team works skills while using the materials. Our challenges for our MakerSpace will be kid created with help from a team of middle school students at our school. These skills will be an ever present need in their exciting futures.

Ms. Weber
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 300 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
littleBits STEAM Student set, Up to 4-students • Amazon Business $299.95 1 $299.95
Sphero SPRK+ STEAM Educational Robot • Amazon Business $111.90 1 $111.90
K'NEX - Deluxe Building Set – 375 Pieces – For Ages 7+ Construction Education Toy • Amazon Business $27.16 1 $27.16

Materials cost

$439.01

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$475.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.93

Total project goal

$559.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$559.53

1 Donor

-$559.53

Donations toward project cost

-$475.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$83.93

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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