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Mr. Ives from Woodstock CT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Makey Makey Kits! Full STEAM Ahead With Computer Input Inventions!

My students need 8 Makey Makey kits to invent their own computer input devices that can interact with programming software.

  • $513 goal

This project expired on May 30, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My computer science classes service children from 3rd to 6th grade. Students meet once a week to use tablets, computers, Spherobots, and other hands-on materials to create and discover with technology.

The students in my class are creative, clever, and inquisitive.

They love to learn by doing and strive when learning really comes alive. My students excel when working together and persisting through complex problems. It's inspiring to watch them try new things without fear of failure. In fact, we embrace it, for FAIL just means "First Attempts In Learning."

My Project

Makey Makey kits give students the ability to create their own computer hardware devices, and have those devices interact with software on their computers. Any object that conducts even a small amount of electricity can be used in their creations.

Can you Imagine being able to use bananas as piano keys to create a musical instrument?

What if you could make a game pad from cardboard and playdough? Students in my classes have been learning to code computer programs. As part of the curriculum, they also need to learn how software and hardware interact to accomplish tasks. By using Makey Makey kits, students will be able to create computer input devices that interact with programs that they coded themselves. This will give them a powerful tool to see their own creativity come to life in a meaningful and productive way.

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 360 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Makey Makey - An Invention Kit for Everyone • Amazon Business $49.95 8 $399.60

Materials cost

$399.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$435.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.87

Total project goal

$512.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$512.46

1 Donor

-$503.64

Donations toward project cost

-$435.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$68.05

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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