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Mrs. Turk from Glenolden PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Stem Activities for Kindergarten

Help me give my students STEM activities to create enriching and creative Fun Friday Centers.

  • $594 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a low-income/high poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. Despite the many challenges they face, I am looking to enhance their learning environment and provide my students with creative and meaningful learning experiences. Our students come from extremely low economic backgrounds with 100% of our students receiving free lunch.

Our Kindergarten Center has over 300 students with 13 classrooms.

It is a joy to see those little 5- and 6-year-old smiling faces each day, even if they had to overcome challenges before even reaching our doors. Because of budget cuts, our students currently do not have music, art, and physical education. Despite these shortcomings, the kids in my classroom, are excited, willing and ready to learn, and full of life and enthusiasm!

My Project

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. STEM activities provide real-life situations that help students learn through design and creating. How does this fit into Kindergarten? My little engineers will use their imagination to explore and discover math and science concepts by using hands on materials such as Magna-Tiles and gears.

My Kindergarten students love Fun Friday and all the fun activities that fill the day.

I would like to add to our Fun Friday by giving them STEM activities to choose during their center time. These STEM activities will get their little brains thinking and creating with their friends.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DG547 - Magna-Tiles® - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.99 1 $129.99
LA583 - Stand-Up Magnetic Write & Wipe Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 1 $99.50
LL570 - Engineer-A-Coaster Activity Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
PP777 - Create-A-Path Magnetic Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box 10698 Build Your Own Creative Toys, Kids Building Kit (790 Pieces) • Amazon Business $47.99 1 $47.99
TT758 - Building Brick STEM Challenge Kit - Pre K-Gr. 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
PP751 - Bridge Building Engineering Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
VR455 - Magnetic Hooks - Set of 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$467.43

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$504.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.02

Total project goal

$593.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$593.46

1 Donor

-$573.23

Donations toward project cost

-$504.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$68.79

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$20.23

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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