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Mrs. Johnson from Salinas CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM It Up

Help me give my students understand Science through experiments and hands on projects!

  • $465 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are from a high poverty area and have very few things to call their own. Their families often work and don't have time for hands-on projects, which will help with understanding new concepts. Every time we do a hands-on experiment, their eyes light up with excitement.

I want my students to become whatever they want to be when they grow up, but they need to have all different experiences to decide what that is.

I hope with new exciting projects they will have a better chance in the world!

My Project

My students enjoy learning through experiments. In this project, I have many different STEM and STEAM projects for them to work on in a small group and whole group instructions. The Toy Maker STEM Challenge Kits will help my students to build a toy from the ground up. Design & Play STEAM Kits will allow them to design a project from their imagination and test it to make sure it works. Along with a cart to hold all the projects in for a STEM exploration area.

My students have so little hands-on projects in kindergarten provided by the school, but it is the best way for kids to learn and retain!

I know my students will learn and retain the science that they have learned at the beginning of their education. They will learn to love Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics.

Mrs. Johnson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE890X - Toy Maker STEM Challenge Kits - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $89.99 2 $179.98
TT570X - Design & Play STEAM Kits - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
FF210 - Young Architects Design Blocks - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99

Materials cost

$329.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$30.19

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$395.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.72

Total project goal

$464.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$464.81

3 Donors

-$463.05

Donations toward project cost

-$395.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.96

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

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$0.00

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