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Ms. R. from Ocala FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEAMtastic Kindergarten Sharks

My students need resources like the Learning Resources Botley the Coding Robot, Educational Insights Geosafari Jr. Talking Microscope, and Magnetic Blocks, 148PCS 3D Magnetic Building Blocks Set for Kids Magnet Tiles to explore STEAM in school!

  • $579 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from diverse backgrounds and yet share one common thing aside from economic status, love for each other! It doesn't matter to them who you are or what you do. All that matters is that you are with them and you learn with them. Because of their bright attitudes and kind nature, all students feel welcome in our class. Each new student as adjusted very quickly. Each student who has moved has been dearly missed.

Everyday my students commit to learning and giving their all.

They have been driven by diligent enthusiasm even with second hand and recycled items. Their wonder and excitement for learning drives me to find new ways to engage their active, young minds.

It takes one thing, one project, one story, one small idea, to spark a young mind into becoming the next great inventor, doctor, writer...you name it! We are STEAM school and we are a Title 1 school, which means everything we do can be a new adventure for our class. I would love to put more learning at their fingertips to ignite their hunger for learning.

My Project

Today's Kindergarten students don't just learn their ABCs and 123s, they are scientists, technologists, engineers, artists and mathematicians in the making! Our STEAM resources are lacking and yet their young minds are not. Just today, they collaborated with each other to turn a found pile of large sticks into a standing house!

What might they discover about gravity and chain reactions with the Klutz LEGO Chain Reactions Craft Kit?

Or how might they use the 4M Bubble Science kit to learn about the properties of a bubble? That is why activities and resources like the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Mega Fossil Mine, Educational Insights Geosafari Jr. Talking Microscope, The Mighty Maze Maker, Educational Construction Engineering Building Blocks Set, and Learning Resources Botley the Coding Robot Activity Set would be so great for my aspiring entrepeneurs! Think of the many ways they will meet their standards while exploring with their hands and minds! Just imagine what their creative minds can engineer with the Straws Builders Construction Building Toy - Giant Pack with Special Connectors by Playlearn.

From 1,000 Bricks - Toy Building Blocks and compatible Tumama Building Bricks Blocks Sets to IQ BUILDER Creative Construction set, engaging and enriching their minds will become as simple as filling their hands.

Ms. R.
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources Botley the Coding Robot Activity Set, 77 Pieces • Amazon Business $65.95 1 $65.95
Educational Insights Geosafari Jr. Talking Microscope, Brown Box Packaging • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99
Magnetic Blocks, 148PCS 3D Magnetic Building Blocks Set for Kids Magnet Tiles with Storage Box, STEM Educational Toys for Boys and Girls by Gifts2U • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
ETI Toys | STEM Learning | Original 101 Piece Educational Construction Engineering Building Blocks Set for 3, 4 and 5+ Year Old Boys & Girls | Creative Fun Kit | Best Toy Gift for Kids Ages 3yr - 6yr • Amazon Business $35.99 1 $35.99
LARGE 800 Piece Straws Builders Construction Building Toy - Giant Pack with Special Connectors by Playlearn • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
4M Bubble Science • Amazon Business $10.50 3 $31.50
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Mega Fossil Mine - Dig Up 15 Real Fossils • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Klutz LEGO Chain Reactions Craft Kit • Amazon Business $14.59 2 $29.18
Maze-O 52 Piece STEM Starter Set - The Mighty Maze Maker! • Amazon Business $28.31 1 $28.31
Thames & Kosmos Magnetic Science • Amazon Business $26.49 1 $26.49
IQ BUILDER | STEM Learning Toys | Creative Construction Engineering | Fun Educational Building Blocks Toy Set for Boys and Girls Ages 5 6 7 8 9 10 Year Old + | Best Toy Gift for Kids | Activity Game • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
1,000 Bricks - Toy Building Blocks - Mixed Colors - Compatible - Great Creative Box from Brick Loot • Amazon Business $24.48 1 $24.48
Tumama Building Bricks Blocks Sets, DIY Creative Educational Learning Toys For Children kids , Tight Fit with All Major Brands, 3 to 6 years old toys (550) • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
EMIDO 480 Pcs Building Toy Building Blocks Bars Different Shape Educational Construction Engineering Set 3D Puzzle , Interlocking Creative Connecting Kit, A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99

Materials cost

$454.83

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$491.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.76

Total project goal

$578.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$578.41

1 Donor

-$289.20

Donations toward project cost

-$245.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.38

match offer

-$289.21

Match offer toward project cost

-$245.83

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.38

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$0.00

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