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Ms. McKenna from Fairfield CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Magic: Building a Maker Space

Help me give my students an awesome Maker Space: Legos and K'NEX to build with, art supplies for painting and weaving, and a Sphero robot to practice coding!

  • $833 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from many different backgrounds and bring a variety of life experience to the classroom. The diversity in our classroom creates opportunities for students to share knowledge and teach each other new ways to look at problems and find solutions.

Exploring ideas and trying new things together helps us to build positive relationships in our classroom!

From building towers with marshmallows and toothpicks to growing and maintaining the plants in our garden, my students are thoughtful, creative, and caring.

My Project

My students love expressing themselves creatively, trying new things, and perfecting skills. Many of my students love to code; the Sphero robot will give them a new way to practice their skills. Students who enjoy building will be thrilled to use the Legos, K'NEX, and the magnetic blocks. The art supplies (paper, paints, yarn, and beads) can be used for a wide variety of projects, limited only by the student's imagination.

The materials in this project will help build a Maker Space in our classroom where students can explore and create freely.

Whether their interest lies with technology or hand made crafts, I want to give my students the materials that they need to bring their ideas to life!

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 68 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sphero BOLT App-Enabled Robot • Amazon Business $149.99 1 $149.99
PicassoTiles 100 Piece Set 100pcs Magnet Building Tiles Clear Magnetic 3D Building Blocks Construction Playboards, Creativity beyond Imagination, Inspirational, Recreational, Educational Conventional • Amazon Business $49.98 2 $99.96
K'NEX Education Maker's Kit Large • Amazon Business $73.15 1 $73.15
LEGO Classic 10717 Bricks Bricks Bricks 1500 Piece Set • Amazon Business $69.98 1 $69.98
K’NEX 100 Model Building Set – 863 Pieces – Ages 7+ Engineering Educational Toy (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $46.62 1 $46.62
Faber-Castell Watercolor Paper Pad - 15 Sheets (9 x 12 inches) • Amazon Business $6.45 5 $32.25
Pacon SunWorks Heavyweight Construction Paper 9-inches by 12-inches 500-count Assorted (CON01500) • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Mira Handcrafts 40 Assorted Colors Acrylic Yarn Skeins with 7 E-Books - Perfect for Any Knitting and Crochet Mini Project • Amazon Business $12.47 2 $24.94
Premium Rainbow Color Embroidery Floss - Cross Stitch Threads - Friendship Bracelets Floss - Crafts Floss - 105 Skeins Per Pack and Free Set of Embroidery Needles • Amazon Business $12.47 2 $24.94
Crayola 53-0525-1 8 Pan Set Washable Watercolors, 12 Pack • Amazon Business $21.81 1 $21.81
Durable Loom Warp Thread (Natural/off white), 8/4 Warp Yarn (800 YARDS), Perfect for weaving: carpet, tapestry, rug, blanket or pattern - Warping thread for ANY LOOM • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
SET: The Family Game of Visual Perception • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Outus Natural Round Wood Beads Wood Spacer Beads Wooden Loose Beads, 300 Pieces (10 mm, 12 mm and 14 mm) • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Pony Beads Multi Color 9mm 1000 Pcs in Bag • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$612.08

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$56.01

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$707.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$124.81

Total project goal

$832.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$832.08

3 Donors

-$710.27

Donations toward project cost

-$707.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$121.81

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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