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Ms. Vazquez from Austin TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Lessons Will Save the Future!

Help me give my students Magna Tiles, Marble Runs, Snap Circuits, and LEGO Bricks for a STEM education which will provide hands-on and minds-on lessons.

  • $835 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in our class come from a variety of backgrounds and family demographics. We are part of the Spanish two-way dual language program in Austin, Texas. Most of the students live in affordable housing and face financial difficulties in their day to day lives. We strive to offer a very loving and supportive environment. In our classroom, we focus on making every student feel welcomed and loved. My students work really hard every day and have a hunger to learn new things.

My Project

STEM education is so important for various reasons. STEM lessons can foster ingenuity and creativity. By exposing students to STEM, they will develop a passion for it and hopefully pursue a STEM-related field. STEM education encourages teamwork, tech use, and teaches problem-solving. STEM activities provide hands-on and minds-on lessons for the student. Each item picked will help my students expand their creativity and expose them to different challenges that will help them grow. Education can also help bridge the ethnic and gender gaps that we are often faced with. Help me give my students an opportunity to explore STEM-related concepts.

Ms. Vazquez
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magna Tiles Metropolis • Amazon Business $121.77 1 $121.77
ThinkFun Gravity Maze Marble Run Logic Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls Age 8 and Up – Toy of the Year Award winner • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
Ravensburger Gravitrax Marble Run & STEM Toy For Boys & Girls Age 8 & Up - 2019 Toy of The Year Finalist • Amazon Business $59.95 1 $59.95
Snap Circuits LIGHT Electronics Exploration Kit | Over 175 Exciting STEM Projects | Full Color Project Manual | 55+ Snap Circuits Parts | STEM Educational Toys for Kids 8+ • Amazon Business $58.00 1 $58.00
LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box 10698 Build Your Own Creative Toys, Kids Building Kit (790 Pieces) • Amazon Business $47.99 1 $47.99
Goliath Games Domino Rally Ultra Power — STEM-Based Domino Set for Kids • Amazon Business $39.85 1 $39.85
Goobi 110 Piece Construction Set Building Toy Active Play Sticks STEM Learning Creativity Imagination Children’s 3D Puzzle Educational Brain Toys for Kids Boys and Girls with Instruction Booklet • Amazon Business $39.50 1 $39.50
Goliath Games Domino Rally Pirate Skull Island • Amazon Business $37.50 1 $37.50
SmartLab Toys Smart Circuits Games & Gadgets Electronics Lab • Amazon Business $30.98 1 $30.98
Marble Genius Marble Run Starter Set - 130 Complete Pieces + Free Instruction App (80 Translucent Marbulous Pieces + 50 Glass Marbles) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Building Blocks Set for Preschool, Toddlers and Kids of All Ages STEM Educational Toy • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Hasbro Gaming Rubik's 3X3 Cube, Puzzle Game, Classic Colors • Amazon Business $3.44 6 $20.64
ThinkFun Rush Hour Traffic Jam Logic Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls Age 8 and Up – Tons of Fun With Over 20 Awards Won, International Bestseller for Over 20 Years • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Klutz Lego Chain Reactions Science & Building Kit, Age 8 • Amazon Business $18.46 1 $18.46
Connect 4 Shots Game • Amazon Business $15.91 1 $15.91
VIAHART Brain Flakes 500 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set | A Creative and Educational Alternative to Building Blocks | Tested for Children's Safety | A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
LEGO Classic Bricks and Gears 10712 Building Kit (244 Pieces) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Wooden Puzzles Brain Teasers Toy for Kids Adults, 16 Pcs Colorful Hexagon Fun Geometry Logic Tangrams Puzzle Table IQ Game Montessori Educational Toys for Children (Color May Vary) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Jenga Classic Game • Amazon Business $6.88 1 $6.88

Materials cost

$669.34

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.04

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$709.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$125.18

Total project goal

$834.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$834.56

1 Donor

-$834.56

Donations toward project cost

-$709.38

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$125.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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