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Mrs. Wiltse from De Soto KS is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sphero + Stem = Learning Fun!

Help me give my students a sphero mini and sphero accessories to make our STEM/coding time more engaging!

  • $249 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a third-grade classroom teacher from a Title I school with over 50% of the students qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch. My students are kindhearted and passionate learners who are very active! They enjoy moving around the classroom and appreciate positive attention and choices.

Many of my students face challenges beyond their control.

I am looking for simple ways to help them become inspired and grow as learners. I want them to come to school and see a place that is safe, comfortable, and flexible enough to meet their needs.

My Project

My students love using technology to help them learn. Through this project, I will be able to use the Sphero Mini Robot and accessory kits to help my students discover how to use coding skills in new ways.

Learning coding skills can help boost a students creativity, encourage focus, enhance organizational skills and prepare students for the job market of tomorrow.

Through the use of the Sphero coding app, my students will be able to practice their critical thinking skills and coding abilities independently during student work time. We can also use them as a whole class to build teamwork skills and enhance our reading and math lessons. My students absolutely love doing STEM projects in class. The Sphero robot would be a perfect addition to our classroom and would open new possibilities for projects my students and I could explore together.

Please consider donating to our project today to help my students to continue to increase their ability to use technology in productive creative ways!

Mrs. Wiltse
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sphero - Activity Kit - Multicolor • Best Buy Education $79.99 1 $79.99
SPHERO CHARIOT BLUE • School Specialty $19.99 2 $39.98
SPHERO JUMP RAMPS ORANGE • School Specialty $19.99 1 $19.99
SPHERO TERRAIN PARK BLUE • School Specialty $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$159.95

Vendor shipping charges

$8.00

State sales tax

$11.28

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$211.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.35

Total project goal

$248.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$248.98

2 Donors

-$117.00

Donations toward project cost

-$113.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.30

match offer

-$115.21

Match offer toward project cost

-$97.93

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.28

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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