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Mrs. Cook from El Cajon CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Bins for Busy Little Hands

My students need robots, Lego Education Simple Machines set, Lego Chain Reactions, IQ Builder STEM Construction Set, and a Learning Resources Playground Engineering Set.

  • $433 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are innovative, critical thinkers, who enjoy challenges that inspire creativity. We love to learn, experiment, and get our hands dirty - literally! Some of their favorite lessons have been those where they get to touch, hypothesize, and make conclusions all because they are allowed to interact with their world. STEM is the next logical step for my learners.

When others say that they are too young for technology, we will defy them.

My students are more than capable of anything we put into their hands. Help me get it there!

My Project

"It's coding time!" Squeals of joy flow through the classroom as my students grab their Chromebooks and take a seat. After learning beginning coding skills last year, they are ready for the next step in the ever-changing world of technology. I plan on using these inspiring materials to make STEM bins. Students will have access to these bins during our reading group rotations.

My students are scientists, thinkers, coders, writers, readers, mathematicians, and DOERS.

The Bit Coding Robots will be used to further their coding skills. The IQ Builder STEM Construction Set and Learning Resources Playground Engineering will encourage creativity and engineering skills. The Lego Chain Reactions and Lego Simple Machines sets will provide real-world experience with the world of machines and innovation.

All of these hands-on learning experiences are sure to light a fire in their minds. We hope to instill a love of STEM so that these children can pursue jobs in the growing math and science careers.

Mrs. Cook
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bit Coding Robot (Blue) • Amazon Business $55.79 2 $111.58
Simple Machines Set • LEGO Education $79.95 1 $79.95
Klutz LEGO Chain Reactions Craft Kit • Amazon Business $14.49 2 $28.98
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 Kit • Amazon Business $24.77 1 $24.77
Learning Resources Playground Engineering & Design STEM Set, 104 Pieces • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Washable Color Code Markers, For Evo and Bit (Multi-Color) • Amazon Business $8.27 2 $16.54
Construction Accessory Kit, for Bit • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95

Materials cost

$291.76

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$26.70

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$367.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.91

Total project goal

$432.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$432.75

5 Donors

-$143.66

Donations toward project cost

-$123.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.05

match offer

-$287.33

Match offer toward project cost

-$244.23

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.10

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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