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Mrs. Tabor from Forest Grove OR is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM, Creative Thinking, and Fun with Manipulatives!

Help me give my students hands on opportunities to play and learn with STEM.

  • $587 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 24 wonderfully inquisitive kindergarteners in a low income area. My students have varied skills and abilities, as with any classroom. Some students can read words and add while others are still working on letter sounds and counting. They are very inquisitive and eager to try new things. They enjoy hands on activities and manipulating and building with materials. Science seems to captivate this class and they are hungry for more opportunities. Most of all my class is full of wonderfully kind and accepting students who are eager to learn.

My Project

These materials will help support students who otherwise would likely not have access to materials like these. My students love hands on learning and our classroom is lacking in manipulatives. These items would bring a wealth of math, science, and engeneering opportunities to these budding minds. As well as fostering group work and literacy concepts. These materials are open ended and foster creativity and critical thinking. I am planning on using these for group work, centers and morning work. Choice and variation are a huge motivator for little ones that help to reach all students. I want to provide my students as many opportunities as possible to be successful and spark a love of learning that will last a lifetime. Thank you.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magna-Tiles(r) 100-Piece Clear Colors Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $114.26 1 $114.26
Squigztm Deluxe Set- 50 Pieces • Kaplan Early Learning Company $44.96 2 $89.92
IO Blocks(r) - 192 Piece Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $53.96 1 $53.96
Porcupine Blocks (216 Pieces) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $47.66 1 $47.66
Playstix Deluxe (211 Pieces) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $44.96 1 $44.96
Gears! Gears! Gears!(r) Super Set (150 pcs.) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $44.96 1 $44.96
Dynamo Dominoes Construction Set - 107 Pieces • Kaplan Early Learning Company $35.96 1 $35.96
Star Puzzle Connecting Pieces- Over 460 pieces • Kaplan Early Learning Company $29.66 1 $29.66

Materials cost

$461.34

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$498.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.93

Total project goal

$586.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$586.19

11 Donors

-$452.49

Donations toward project cost

-$384.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.87

Matching donations from our partners

-$133.69

Match offers toward project cost

-$113.64

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.05

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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