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Ms. Allen from Washington DC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

PreK Is Full STEAM Ahead!

Help me give my students new STEAM materials such as Magnifying glasses, headphones , puzzles and art supplies to support our hands on learning centers.

  • $1,020 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My Pre-K classroom is filled with 20 energy-filled four/five-year-olds. They are like busy little bees buzzing about our room looking eager to learn and discover new things. Many of my students come from low income, high poverty households. Our goal is to give them a nurturing, solid foundation while preparing them for success in kindergarten and throughout their school career.

Despite the daily challenges my students face, they arrive at school each day ready to learn and explore.

My kids are so motivated to learn. I strive each day to make learning fun and engaging for little ones.

My Project

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) is the new wave of scientific thinking that unites subject areas. It allows students to develop high order thinking skills that expand their mind and leave a lasting impression which is vital for such young minds in Pre-K. The STEAM resources requested consist of magnetic building tiles, puzzles, and art supplies that require the children to expand their thinking to create a new objects. These materials will help my Pre-K students to think critically and artistically possibly resulting in future scientist, architects, engineers, etc.

These STEAM resources will allow my Pre-K students to expand their knowledge beyond the classroom and develop higher order thinking skills that will benefit them throughout their educational journey.

My students LOVE both science and art. They are always in both areas of the classroom. I am becoming big into STEAM and want to bring more STEAM activities into our daily lessons. With the art supplies that I have requested I am hoping the students will want to create art around our various science topics. Science and art are both a big part of STEAM.

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Ms. Allen
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
VR146 - 100-Piece Wooden Train Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
Multimedia Headphones • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.46 5 $67.30
Natural Wood Treasures Pack • Kaplan Early Learning Company $62.96 1 $62.96
Shape it! Sand 20 lb. Bag - White • Kaplan Early Learning Company $62.06 1 $62.06
Do A Dot Art Sets - 22 Markers • Kaplan Early Learning Company $57.56 1 $57.56
DG546 - Magna-Tiles® - Starter Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $52.99 1 $52.99
Sand Colored Kidfetti (10 lb Bag) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $47.66 1 $47.66
Treasure Tubes - Clear Set of 8 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $44.96 1 $44.96
Jumbo Magnifiers with Stand • Kaplan Early Learning Company $35.96 1 $35.96
100 Sheet Composition Books (Set of 5) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.96 4 $35.84
Play-Doh(r) Tools School Pack (100-Piece Set) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $29.66 1 $29.66
EE927 - Comparing Sizes Activity Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Kwik Stix Solid Tempera Paint (24 pack) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $23.36 1 $23.36
Super Geodes (set of 10) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.56 1 $21.56
LL917 - Shape Sorting Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
Exploring Leaves Kit • Kaplan Early Learning Company $16.16 1 $16.16
Dough Plungers and Rolling Pins Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $16.16 1 $16.16
FK276 - Dinosaurs Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
FK237 - Alphabet Train Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
FK235 - Number Photo Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
Magnetic Easel • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.66 1 $11.66
Perfect Leaf Stencil Set 8" - 12 Pieces • Kaplan Early Learning Company $9.86 1 $9.86
Sequins and Spangles (4 oz. Assorted) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $6.29 1 $6.29
Wonderfoam(r) Shapes • Kaplan Early Learning Company $6.26 1 $6.26
1.5" Tissue Paper Squares - 5,000 Pieces • Kaplan Early Learning Company $5.36 1 $5.36
Fabric Leaves - 250 Pieces • Kaplan Early Learning Company $3.56 1 $3.56
FREE SHIPPING • Lakeshore Learning Materials $0.00 1 $0.00
FREE SHIPPING • Lakeshore Learning Materials $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$778.12

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$46.69

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$866.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$152.91

Total project goal

$1,019.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,019.39

1 Donor

-$433.24

Donations toward project cost

-$433.24

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$509.69

Match offer toward project cost

-$433.24

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.45

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$76.45

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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