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Ms. Halley from Seattle WA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Starts Now!

Help me give my students engaging, hand-on STEM activities to fuel their curiosity!

  • $326 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Fourth grade is a huge year for kids to grow and explore the world. My students are extremely curious and kind humans who love to learn about others and the world. They love to use hands-on materials to understand difficult concepts and to problem solve. Within my classroom, we have over a dozen languages and cultures represented. Our classroom diversity provides an amazing environment for us all to learn from each other every day. As a community, we strive to think critically and treat one another with respect and kindness! It is essential that we have the community materials we need to learn and grow together.

My Project

"Why does this happen?" "But, what if we tried this way?" 4th graders are curious about everything! They want to explore and test ideas as they learn. These STEM materials will support students to learn about the engineering process and grow their critical thinking skills. They will work together on these challenges and support each other's learning as we go.

Every student deserves access to STEM learning!

This project will give opportunities for all my students to see themselves as architects, scientists, engineers, and mathematicians. The Brain Flakes and Straw Constructors will support students' building and design skills. The ThinkFun Laser Maze, Gravity Kit, and Circuit Maze will build students' critical thinking skills and help them understand bigger concepts.

Help us bring STEM activities into our classroom!

Ms. Halley
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ThinkFun Laser Maze (Class 1) Logic Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls Age 8 and Up – Award Winning Game for Kids • Amazon Business $29.97 1 $29.97
ThinkFun Circuit Maze Electric Current Logic Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls Age 8 and Up - Toy of the Year Finalist, Teaches Players about Circuitry through Fun Gameplay • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
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 $29.95 1 $29.95
Brightown Magnetic Blocks Building Set for Kids, Magnetic Tiles Educational Construction Toys for Boys and Girls with Gift Box, 92 Pieces • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Straw Constructor STEM Building Toys 300 pcs-Colorful Interlocking Plastic Enginnering Toys- Fun- Educational- Safe for Kids- Develops Motor Skills-Construction Blocks- Best Gift for Boys and Girls … • Amazon Business $16.98 1 $16.98
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 $13.98 1 $13.98
Awesome Engineering Activities for Kids: 50+ Exciting STEAM Projects to Design and Build • Amazon Business $13.79 1 $13.79
CantaGreen 3 OZ Paper Bath Cups,300 Count Heavyduty White Cup • Amazon Business $12.93 1 $12.93
Real Science Experiments: 40 Exciting STEAM Activities for Kids • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
STEAM Lab for Kids: 52 Creative Hands-On Projects for Exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (Lab for Kids (17)) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Awesome Science Experiments for Kids: 100+ Fun STEM / STEAM Projects and Why They Work • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Caydo 324 Pieces Pipe Cleaners 27 Colors Chenille Stems for Christmas DIY Art Creative Crafts Decorations (6 mm x 12 Inch) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Difficult Riddles For Smart Kids: 300 Difficult Riddles And Brain Teasers Families Will Love (Books for Smart Kids) • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
Math Riddles For Smart Kids: Math Riddles And Brain Teasers That Kids And Families Will love (Books for Smart Kids) • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49

Materials cost

$223.38

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.55

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$276.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.76

Total project goal

$325.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$325.04

5 Donors

-$159.87

Donations toward project cost

-$140.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.48

match offer

-$159.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$135.89

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.98

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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