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Ms. Gaye from Washington DC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM & Play

Help me give my students more opportunities to STEM resources and play. Learning Resources Parquetry Blocks & 20 Pattern Cards and other materials I have selected will help them explore STEM and use their cognitive abilities.

  • $179 goal

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My Students

I teach in a classroom of 19 energetic 4 and 5 years olds. They come to school daily excited and ready to learn. They enjoy Pretending in dramatic play with toy foods and other props. My students love playing games such as Four corners, Bingo and Thumbs up! All of my students have very unique personalities but they blend well making our classroom a warm and inviting place to be.

All of the students have responsibilities in making our classroom fun and safe.

My Project

Using Materials to introduce Stem at an early age will help my students build and use their cognitive abilities. I will use the materials during center play by incorporating at least one STEM material in each center throughout our classroom. I will also use the materials for science and math lessons. My students love to build and with these materials they can learn to love all aspects involved with building and STEM.

A lesson I will use is identifying 2D and 3D shapes; having the students construction the shapes and Identify what the shapes are by name.

Having several other STEM materials other than blocks will also help expand their imagination, cognitive skills and peer interaction. I can't wait to see how excited they will be with the new materials.

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Ms. Gaye
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources Parquetry Blocks & 20 Pattern Cards, Ages 4+ • Amazon Business $26.76 1 $26.76
Learning Resources Creative Color Cubes, Fine Motor Skills, Counting Skills, Basic Math, 100 Piece, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $26.49 1 $26.49
Learning Resources Primary Science Lab Activity Set, 22 Pieces, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $23.94 1 $23.94
LEGO DUPLO All-in-One-Box-of-Fun Building Kit 10572 Open Ended Toy for Imaginative Play with Large LEGO bricks made for toddlers and preschoolers (65 Pieces) • Amazon Business $19.87 1 $19.87
JOYIN 196 Pcs Marble Run Compact Set, Construction Building Blocks Toys, STEM Learning Toy, Educational Building Block Toy(156 Translucent Plastic Pieces+ 40 Glass Marbles) • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95

Materials cost

$113.01

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$6.78

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$151.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.73

Total project goal

$178.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$178.22

2 Donors

-$178.22

Donations toward project cost

-$151.49

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.73

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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