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Mrs. Hardy from Oak Forest IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

S.T.E.A.M. Activities to Fuel Our Brains!

My students need STEAM materials like the Design and Play Kits, Wooden Pattern Blocks, and Math Towers to support their critical thinking and problem solving skills!

  • $290 goal

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My Students

My students come from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. My classroom is the true depiction of a melting pot. Approximately half of my students speak a second language in the home. Our school is comprised of wonderful students and families from various countries around the world. Each day my students enter the classroom confident in knowing they are going to learn something new today, work hard, and try their best! Daily my students collaborate, encourage, and support one another in their learning.

My Project

The materials requested are all Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics focused! In today’s fast paced, problem solving, independently thinking society it is imperative my students are provided opportunities to develop such skills. Through the use of these S.T.E.A.M. Kits, my students will be required to use creative thinking, independent thinking, and problem solving strategies to complete each project. Each kit has a different concept. The Wood Pattern Block and Design kit requires students to use geometry shapes to complete a picture. The Design and Play STEAM kits challenge students to creatively using individual pieces to create various objects including an airplane and automobile. The Math Tower kits allow students to build or take down a tower while solving different operations. All kits allow for multiple students to work simultaneously, either with a partner or independently.

Mrs. Hardy
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT850X - Tower of Math Games - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $95.00 1 $95.00
TT570X - Design & Play STEAM Kits - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
BR569 - Clip & Create Builders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DA334 - Wooden Pattern Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
TH4530 - Pattern Blocks Design Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$212.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.19

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$246.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.44

Total project goal

$289.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$289.59

6 Donors

-$213.55

Donations toward project cost

-$182.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.60

match offer

-$74.35

Match offer toward project cost

-$63.20

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.15

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.69

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$0.00

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