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Ms. Esparza from San Diego CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Activities for 1st Graders!

Help me give my students the opportunity to get a hands-on experience learning about science and movement! Studies have found that students learn best when they are able to "play" and manipulate objects to see how things work.

  • $605 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class is filled with very inquisitive first graders! They love to explore, learn, and be creative. Our school is a Title I school with lots of military children. Many of the students get free lunch because they fall in the financial range that need it.

The children are ready to learn and excited for learning.

We have some wonderful students at our school. Teachers here encourage growth and learning in a very caring and supportive way. My students love learning. Why not make it fun and hands-on?

My Project

My students enjoy learning. They are eager and happy to learn, especially when they are doing it in a fun way. This STEM set would enable them to do just that. I love it when my kids say, hey we didn't do math or science today, but we actually did and we did it in a fun way so they didn't even realize they were learning.

Science learning should be fun and engaging!

This is the best type of learning! Hands on learning in collaborative groups teaches the students so many things! My 1st graders will learn with smiles on their face.

Ms. Esparza
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA350DC - STEM Bundle - K-Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $436.99 1 $436.99

Materials cost

$436.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$39.98

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$513.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.62

Total project goal

$604.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$604.14

9 Donors

-$303.00

Donations toward project cost

-$257.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.45

match offer

-$301.14

Match offer toward project cost

-$255.97

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.17

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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