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Mrs. Ekey from Springfield OH is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Preschoolers Full STEM Ahead

Help me give my students blocks and building materials, simple machines, and magnets to provide a step into the work of STEM from a child's limitless imaginative perspective.

  • $393 goal

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My Students

I currently have 17 students in my public preschool classroom. We are in a high poverty school district. Most are from single-parent/ zero income households or being raised by their grandparents.

My students come to school each day with smiles on their faces and eager to learn.

They love being engaged using hands-on open-ended materials.

I am always looking for free or inexpensive resources online. Being able to provide students with extra resources to help educate and engage them would be wonderful. My students and I would appreciate any donations!

My Project

STEM is much more than an acronym for science, technology, engineering and math. It's about teaching children inquiry based learning so that they know how to ask the right questions and how to answer them authentically.

By providing hands-on experiences with open-ended materials that incorporate STEM components, children become prepared for the world in which they live.

It's about building upon children's natural curiosity and sense of wonder. It's teaching them to explore alternate thoughts and ideas. These new materials will provide them with critical thinking skills and problem solving opportunities. Providing them with blocks and building materials, simple machines and magnets will support lifelong STEM learning.

Mrs. Ekey
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA583 - Stand-Up Magnetic Write & Wipe Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 1 $99.50
AA898 - Roll & Race! Activity Ramp • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
FF579 - Blocks& Blueprints Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LL570 - Engineer-A-Coaster Activity Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
PP777 - Create-A-Path Magnetic Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99

Materials cost

$299.46

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$333.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.93

Total project goal

$392.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$392.88

4 Donors

-$197.00

Donations toward project cost

-$167.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.55

match offer

-$195.88

Match offer toward project cost

-$166.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.38

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$0.00

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