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Mrs. Martinez from Houston TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Survival Starts Early

Help me give my students life skills with STEM projects. We will be able to explore coding, architecture, and problem solving through games.

  • $392 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach second grade in a neighborhood that sometimes struggles to meet basic needs. They are kind hearted kids who are hungry for knowledge.

In our classroom we leave our worries at the door and become a family that loves to grow and work together.

We are big kids now but still like to play. We enjoy creating and building things. We love to share our creations and dream of what we will do when we grow up. Now our little hands play with building blocks and later our big hands will design and create the communities of the future.

My Project

These materials have a home and a purpose. My class is young and they are our future. These products will help my young second graders develop skills that can spark an interest in a career and not just a job. There will be opportunities for an introduction to coding for our tech savvy little learners. Your help will allow some to build with a purpose by following architectural plans. These hands-on activities will lead to conversations in the classroom that foster imagination and create goal oriented opportunities. We will be able to do more than just say “I want to be a construction worker when I grow up.” This project will help us see what that means by using construction planks. We will use math, science, and communication skills to build our future.

Mrs. Martinez
Grades PreK-2
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
KT12513 - AHA Exploring STEM Job Skills Kit - K-Gr. 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $297.99 1 $297.99

Materials cost

$297.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$332.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.67

Total project goal

$391.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$391.13

2 Donors

-$261.00

Donations toward project cost

-$221.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.15

match offer

-$130.13

Match offer toward project cost

-$110.61

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.52

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$0.00

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