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Mrs. Pooler from Belfast ME is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New Students Mean New Materials

Help me give my students some new learning and reinforcing items to start the new year.

  • $276 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are rock stars! They work very hard on their social skills, sensory issues and life skills everyday. We have some special needs in our classroom that require us to be creative about how we educate.

In order to prepare our students for their lives, we try to integrate new experiences every week by going on a community outing to local stores.

We also integrate swimming into our week to work on water safety. We have some social skills times where we play games, make crafts and cook.

My Project

As you may imagine with a new school year comes new students. I have new Kindergarteners coming into my classroom with a new set of needs. I also have returning students who I would like to enhance their learning with some new materials.

I have some students who love to get the legos out and build.

I am hoping to inspire them to build with the new sets. I am also excited to be able to offer a robot for them to explore as well as a program to study cause and effect.

One of my new students loves superheroes. I am hoping to give him and my other students some new superheroes and blocks to build cities with. Perhaps for the superheroes to defend the cities!

Mrs. Pooler
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources Botley the Coding Robot, Coding STEM Toy, 45 Piece Coding Set, Ages 5+ • Amazon Business $41.52 1 $41.52
Playskool Heroes Marvel Super Hero Adventures Ultimate Super Hero Set, 10 Collectible 2.5-Inch Action Figures, Toys for Kids Ages 3 and Up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $27.00 1 $27.00
Fat Brain Toys My Town Block Set • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Jarrby Montessori Toys for Toddlers - Magna Bricks - Sensory Toys for Autistic Children - Best Therapy STEM / STEAM Toys for Boys and Girls • Amazon Business $23.77 1 $23.77
Melissa & Doug Wooden Building Blocks Set (Developmental Toy, 100 Blocks in 4 Colors and 9 Shapes, 13.5" H x 3.5" W x 9" L) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
LEGO Super Heroes Micro Batman Joker Bundle Building Kit (170 Piece) • Amazon Business $19.33 1 $19.33
Learning Resources Botley the Coding Robot Action Challenge Accessory Set, 41 Pieces, Ages 5+ • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
Sportime Playground Ball, 13 Inches, Red • Amazon Business $10.88 1 $10.88

Materials cost

$186.39

Vendor shipping charges

$5.99

State sales tax

$9.32

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$234.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.38

Total project goal

$275.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$275.88

4 Donors

-$138.00

Donations toward project cost

-$117.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.70

match offer

-$137.88

Match offer toward project cost

-$117.20

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.68

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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