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Mrs. Schow from Hume MO is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM can Share with Literacy, Really!

My students need some extra items to complete STEM and literacy activities. These include storage for our Snap Circuits Jr., a Coding Robot, Gear-work, animation activities, building blocks & bricks, and 20 stethoscopes.

  • $355 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are growing, learning, and making lifelong friends in a small community with a great little school. They are dreamers, thinkers, talkers, questioners, and hard workers. They come into the room each morning with excitement on their faces and eager to learn new innovative things.

Our Pre-K through 12 school has an average class size of 12.

This community is comprised mainly of farmers and ranchers. Our location is very secluded. We have very few academic resources available. Traveling is required for day-to-day needs such as groceries, gas, clothing, and so on.

Students are faced with many challenges each day. The majority of the students come from poverty and/or single parent homes. Although this is a low socioeconomic community, it is very family oriented and close-knit. We feel that our students deserve the same quality education and resources needed to maximize learning as students at other schools that are not faced with the same economic challenges.

My Project

This variety of resources completes several activities I have been trying to complete this summer on my own, as well as some of our newly acquired STEM resources. Storage for the Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 is necessary, as well an additional Coding Robot named Botley. I would like to add some animation STEM to encourage that kind of creativity. The two major projects in literacy are a compound word building event, which needed blocks & bricks while the contraction surgery event needs stethoscopes. These resources will encourage "out-of-the-box" thinking. We have a STEM area in our classroom where these activities will be available for daily projects and usage.

STEM encourages problem solving and the literacy events are all about solving some grammar problem activities.

We welcome these STEM resources to give us the opportunity to have more challenging science skills and "hands-on" activities for our students.

By donating to this project, you will be supporting boys and girls by opening the STEM doors to all of our students. You will help make a difference because neither the school nor I have more funds to purchase these additional resources for our students. Your donation will make this happen in our classroom!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources Botley The Coding Robot Activity Set, 77 Pieces • Amazon Business $58.59 1 $58.59
Classic Big Briks | Building Brick Set 100% Compatible with All Major Brands | 2 Large Block Sizes for Ages 3+ | Premium Building Bricks in Blue, Green, Red, and Yellow | 108 Pieces • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
GoldieBlox Dunk Tank + Movie Machine • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Hard Organizer Storage Case for Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Electronics Discovery Game Kit by Aenllosi • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
EMI Disposable Stethoscopes 10 Pack - Yellow • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
EMI Disposable Stethoscopes 10 pack - Red • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears! Starter Building Set, 60 Pieces • Amazon Business $21.85 1 $21.85
Klutz Lego Make Your Own Movie • Amazon Business $21.21 1 $21.21
Melissa & Doug Wooden Building Blocks Set - 100 Blocks in 4 Colors and 9 Shapes • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$267.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$301.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.22

Total project goal

$354.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$354.81

2 Donors

-$166.46

Donations toward project cost

-$160.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.37

match offer

-$166.47

Match offer toward project cost

-$141.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.97

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$21.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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