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Ms. Westerfield from Clearwater FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Materials for Young Engineers

My students need LEGO building kits to enhance STEM time and storage spaces for our creations.

  • $316 goal

This project expired on August 28, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students walk into our classroom everyday full of life, ready to learn and excited for what is in store for them that day. I ask them, "Who is the best first grade class in the whole world?" and they reply, "We are!" I want them to know I believe in them and they can do anything.

I teach at a Title I school in Florida where all of our students receive free breakfast and lunch.

Many of my students receive backpack food on the weekend and our school also runs a food pantry for our families.

Despite so many hardships, my students are eager to learn and do their best. They want to be in school because they want to learn all they can so they can be successful one day.

My Project

I cannot think of a better way to allow my first grade students to stretch their imaginations than to challenge them to use their engineering and problem-solving skills with these STEM activity kits. The LEGO kits will allow my emerging engineers the opportunity to enhance their mathematical skills. It will teach them concepts such as direction, cause and effect, and trial and error. Students will use LEGO's and the base plates during our STEM time. They will be able to use their imaginations to design, revise, and evaluate their work. Not only will these materials cover our STEM goals, they will also help my students practice working cooperatively in small groups. Teamwork makes the dream work!

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT759 - Building Brick STEM Challenge Kit - Gr. 3-5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 4 $159.96
TT758 - Building Brick STEM Challenge Kit - Pre K-Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 2 $59.98
LC940 - Maker Space Craft Boxes Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$234.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$268.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.37

Total project goal

$315.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$315.82

1 Donor

-$157.90

Donations toward project cost

-$134.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.68

match offer

-$157.92

Match offer toward project cost

-$134.23

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.69

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$0.00

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