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Mrs. Stephanie Anselmo from Staten Island NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Centers Are Magnificent!

Help me give my students amazing, high-quality building materials to promote critical thinking and collaboration during STEM centers.

  • $298 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students come from many diverse backgrounds and socioeconomic statuses. Some of our students are English Language Learners and have completely immersed themselves into learning a new language. Our students come from all areas of our city including some areas that have high pockets of poverty. All students receive free breakfast and lunch.

Our school is part of the New York, Pre-K and 3K for All Initiative.

This is the fifth year this program has been implemented. As educators, we take pride in being pioneers of this new initiative. However, with the lack of materials, it hinders our ability to provide a quality Pre-K program for all students.

We work collaboratively to make it possible, but feel our students could achieve so much more with the necessary tools. We want our students to be prepared and successful in their future school endeavors.

My Project

As a early childhood teacher, it is my duty to inspire the youngest of learners as I prepare them for a twenty-first century world requiring critical thinking. Allowing students to utilize high-interest materials including magnets, letters, and blocks in collaborative groups will allow for fine motor skills development, turn-taking, creative thinking, and much more!

3K students learn through play, exploration, and hands-on use of learning materials, and these amazing STEM manipulatives will provide endless opportunities for cognitive and social development!

Students will be able to imagine, design, plan, build, test, modify, and retest during STEM center time. I can't think of a better way to start each day than with student-centered, high-interest, thought-provoking design and building challenges!

Mrs. Stephanie Anselmo
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EG813 - Mega Magnets Construction Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
CS439 - Crazy Shapes Magnetic Building Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
TT811 - Double-Sided Magnetic Letter Tiles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LM229 - Mix & Match Magnetic Vehicles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
AR872 - Mix& Match Magnetic Wild Animals • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$219.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$253.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.69

Total project goal

$297.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$297.94

9 Donors

-$297.94

Donations toward project cost

-$253.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.69

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$0.00

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