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Mrs. Southwell-Ferguson from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEAM It to the Max!

Help me give my students Gear Builders, Playstix, and other STEAM materials to give my students the ability to learn while working with their hands.

  • $724 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The children I work with are very active and are constantly investigating the world around them. Finding ways for them to learn through exploration and art is my main goal this school year. My school is located in the largest district in Oklahoma City. I work with an amazing group of teachers who have a passion for helping this community through the arts.

I want my first-grade students to go home from school every day, proud of what they have learned, and eager to share with their families.

I am excited to start teaching my students through Arts Integration.

My Project

My goal is to make sure to help develop my students through different ways of learning, and I do this through lots of hands on activities. I have found that almost every student learns best through building and exploring with different materials. However, we are lacking in the STEAM department within my classroom.

Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun.

I am requesting Plus Plus blocks, Zoobs, Gear Builders, Playstix, Geostix, marble runs, Brain Flakes, Magformers, wood blocks, different kinds of baseplates, and containers to organize all of these items. These items will help me engage each one of my students in different aspects of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. We will be able to use these items within different hands on centers as well as for early finishers and for gifted pullouts.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PLUS PLUS - Construction Building Toy, Open Play Set - 1200 Piece - Basic Color Mix • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
DB251 - Playstix® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 2 $49.98
PLUS PLUS - Construction Building Toy, Open Play Set - 1200 Piece - Neon Color Mix • Amazon Business $49.81 1 $49.81
Sterilite 17224812 Small Pencil Box, Splash Tint, 12-Pack • Amazon Business $24.63 2 $49.26
TT127 - Gear Builders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
XW683 - Zoob Building Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
PLUS PLUS - Baseplate Duo • Amazon Business $10.99 3 $32.97
Magformers Neon (30 Piece) Magnetic Building Blocks, Educational Magnetic Tiles Kit , Magnetic Construction STEM Toy Set • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
GS364 - Geostix® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PP239 - Super-Fun Marble Run - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
VIAHART Brain Flakes 500 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set | A Creative and Educational Alternative to Building Blocks | Tested for Children's Safety | A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Popular Playthings Playstix Base Board • Amazon Business $5.99 5 $29.95
Classic Baseplates | 100% Compatible with All Major Building Brick Brands | Stackable Bases | 12 Tight Fit Base Plates in Rainbow Colors 6" x 6" • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
ETA hand2mind Wood 1-inch Color Cubes, Set of 100 • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
[Improved Design] 4 Baseplates, 10 x 10 Inches Large Thick Base Plates for Building Bricks by Brickyard, Perfect for Activity Table or Displaying Compatible Construction Toys (2 Green, 2 Blue) • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
CoolToys Timber Tower Wood Block Stacking Game – Original Edition (48 Pieces) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99

Materials cost

$533.77

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$43.50

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$615.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$108.58

Total project goal

$723.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$723.86

6 Donors

-$437.00

Donations toward project cost

-$371.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.55

match offer

-$286.86

Match offer toward project cost

-$243.83

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.03

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$0.00

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