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

Minds that Make Need Things to Create!

My students need interactive and hands-on activities for their Makerspace that promote science, technology, math, and engineering like K’Nex Forces, Energy & Motion!

  • $696 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The halls are filled with excitement as students make their way to the next class. Students in the neighborhood come from working class families; many are first generation North Americans. From Algeria to the Philippines to Yemen, our students are brave participants in the local school community. They speak multiple languages and hold multiple experiences, yet they all work together to build a brighter future.

Coming from many different walks of life, levels of academic proficiency, and language backgrounds, students find the library to be a place of comfort, a gentle push to read and explore more topics.

Our students love to read and deserve quality books to encourage their quest toward literacy!

My Project

Our students will be beaming with creativity because a well-stocked makerspace allows students to explore their true colors of creativity daily. Every lunch period, students will come to the library to engage in a variety of hands-on activities, such as building structures, engineering machines, and solving problems using K'Nex, LittleBit Kits, and more!

Our library makes space for the development of creators, makers, engineers, artists, and builders.

While working both independently and with peers, students practice the skills of problem solving, thinking outside of the box, communicating effectively to pave their way through the mazes of the unknown. Just imagine a group of five sixth grade boys trying to build a robot together, critically-thinking and collaborating every step of the way. Students learn quickly in our library that collaboration is a necessary part of invention and critical thinking.

Ms. Kay
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 700 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
K'Nex Forces, Energy & Motion • AKJ Education $123.75 2 $247.50
KEVA Maple: 200 Plank Set • AKJ Education $65.66 1 $65.66
Stem Explorations Levers & Pulleys Set • AKJ Education $12.40 4 $49.60
Q-BA-MAZE 2.0: Starter Stunt Set • AKJ Education $36.46 1 $36.46
KEVA Catapult • AKJ Education $18.21 2 $36.42
KEVA Maze Bots • AKJ Education $29.16 1 $29.16
Q-BA-MAZE 2.0: Starter Box: Cool Colors • AKJ Education $18.21 1 $18.21
Q-BA-MAZE 2.0: Spin Stunt Set • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
KEVA Brain Builders • AKJ Education $11.64 1 $11.64

Materials cost

$507.02

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$46.39

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$591.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$104.30

Total project goal

$695.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$695.32

1 Donor

-$295.51

Donations toward project cost

-$295.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$347.66

Match offer toward project cost

-$295.51

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.15

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$52.15

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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