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Mrs. Boyd from Aitkin MN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM In The Classroom- Connecting To The Brain

My students need engaging materials such as an 800 Piece Straws Builders Construction Building Toy and Magnetic Building Blocks for them to learn. STEM activities are great for their fine motor and brain development. All of these materials will be in bins and all students will benefit.

  • $304 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students like to move, they love to read, and they love lots of positive attention. From the minute they walk in the door of my classroom, I focus on their potential and growth while they are with me. I may not be able to control their home lives; however, I can certainly control their experience during the school day. By doing this in a creative and positive way, I am hoping to inspire even our earliest learners to continue on a path of academic excellence.

I want all of my students to succeed and challenge themselves in the classroom.

My Project

The IQ Builder STEM Learning Toys that I am requesting for my students already have a "home." In other words, I know exactly where everything will go. We just need your help in getting everything through our door! The students will use, the l800-piece Straw Builders and Creative Kids Brain Flakes to create or build contraptions of their choice. My high flyers (students) that finish their work early will have the option to go and use their creative ideas to be hands-on with their extra time.

The students will use the Magnetic Building Blocks and Learning Resources iTrax Critical Thinking Game to help build their creativity also when done with their work.

The students will be building and creating when they have some downtime. They will use these materials during any inside recess with our "long" winters. The students get so excited when they build something and they can show you. I love their imaginations and building techniques.

Mrs. Boyd
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 23 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
STERILITE 17511712 6 Quart/5.7 Liter ClearView Latch Box, Clear with Sweet Plum Latches, 12-Pack • Amazon Business $39.60 1 $39.60
LARGE 800 Piece Straws Builders Construction Building Toy - Giant Pack with Special Connectors by Playlearn • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
118 Pcs. Magnetic Building Blocks / Tiles Set for 3D Construction for Kids Age 3+. Educational Toy for girls and boys. Hours of Fun! Comes with Plastic Storage Box and Premium Backpack. By Frolk • Amazon Business $34.95 1 $34.95
Creative Kids Brain Flakes – Large 1400 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set for Safe, Fun, Creative Building – Educational STEM Construction Toy for Boys & Girls - Non Toxic – Ages 3 and Up • Amazon Business $24.98 1 $24.98
IQ BUILDER | STEM Learning Toys | Creative Construction Engineering | Fun Educational Building Toy Set for Boys and Girls Ages 5 6 7 8 9 10 Year Old + | Best Toy Gift for Kids | 164 PCS Kit with Box • Amazon Business $24.77 1 $24.77
Learning Resources Playground Engineering & Design STEM Set, 104 Pieces • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Learning Resources iTrax Critical Thinking Game, 44 Pieces • Amazon Business $16.15 1 $16.15
EMIDO 480 Pcs Building Toy Building Blocks Bars Different Shape Educational Construction Engineering Set 3D Puzzle , Interlocking Creative Connecting Kit, A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
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 $13.55 1 $13.55

Materials cost

$224.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$258.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.59

Total project goal

$303.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$303.93

3 Donors

-$265.84

Donations toward project cost

-$258.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$38.09

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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