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Ms. Melton from El Cajon CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Choices for 2nd Grade

Help me give my students STEM challenges and tools to build creativity and innovation!

  • $426 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are incredibly bright, excited and active. They love hands on experiences that enhance their learning. I teach at a Title 1 school where the majority of students live below the poverty line. We are a beautiful and widely diverse school! My classroom has several students from diverse backgrounds who speak several different languages.

My dream is to have the fundamental tools necessary for creating science, technology, and engineering experiences.

My students learn best when the tools are in their hands! The only thing missing is the tools!!!

My Project

These STEM items will be the catalyst I need to launch educational careers built on investigation, exploration, and creativity! I hope to expose my students to several opportunities to see themselves as problem solvers, creative thinkers, and engineers.

I hope they will leave my classroom feeling confident in their ability to build, create, and problem solve!

I also hope that these tools will create opportunities for students to engage in social emotional learning through the inevitable challenges of teamwork and collaboration in the face of hands on challenges.

There are several students in my room with IEP's, PTSD, and other disadvantages. Our campus has limited access to extra tools for sciences and arts. These supplies will give all of my students access to learning and exploring STEM skills.

Ms. Melton
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Creative LEGO Brick Set • LEGO Education $64.95 1 $64.95
Community Minifigure Set • LEGO Education $49.95 1 $49.95
MEIGO STEM Toys - Toddlers Educational Construction Engineering Building Blocks Set Best Preschool Learning Toy Gift Kit for Kids 3 4 5 6 7 8 Year Old Boys Girls (118pcs) • Amazon Business $28.95 1 $28.95
LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696 Building Toys for Creative Play; Kids Creative Kit (484 Pieces) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
IQ BUILDER | STEM Learning Toys | Creative Construction Engineering | Fun Educational Building Toy Set for Boys and Girls Ages 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Year Old | Best Toy Gift for Kids | Top Blocks Game Kit • Amazon Business $24.77 1 $24.77
Straw Constructor STEM Building Toys 300 pcs-Colorful Interlocking Plastic Enginnering Toys- Fun- Educational- Safe for Kids- Develops Motor Skills-Construction Blocks- Best Gift for Boys and Girls … • Amazon Business $19.09 1 $19.09
Elongdi 130 Pieces - Magnetic Building Sticks Building Blocks Set, Magnet Educational Toys Magnetic Blocks Sticks Stacking Toys Set, Non-Toxic Building Toy 3D Puzzle with Storage Bag • Amazon Business $18.85 1 $18.85
Klutz Lego Chain Reactions Science & Building Kit, Age 8 • Amazon Business $18.48 1 $18.48
EMIDO Building Blocks Kids Educational Toys STEM Toys Building Discs Sets Interlocking Solid Plastic for Preschool Kids Boys and Girls, Safe Material for Kids - 120 pieces with Storage Bag • Amazon Business $17.98 1 $17.98
Klutz Lego Gadgets Science & Activity Kit, Ages 8+ • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$286.00

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$26.17

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.29

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$361.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.79

Total project goal

$425.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$425.25

1 Donor

-$142.00

Donations toward project cost

-$120.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.30

match offer

-$283.25

Match offer toward project cost

-$240.76

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.49

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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