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Ms. O'Brien from New York NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM to Start Our Day

Help me give my students hands on activities to start our morning each day!

  • $160 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a low-income/high poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. More than half of my students come from low-income households.

One-fourth of my class is made up of students who receive special education services.

Despite the many challenges they face, they come to school every day eager to learn. Our school serves students in grades K-8 and provides rigorous academics, fantastic teachers and a safe learning environment. A goal of mine is to provide my students with a safe and exciting classroom.

My Project

As a part of my classroom routines, my students come in unpack, check in with the mood meter, and begin their day with morning tubs. Morning tubs are hands on activities that allow students to ease into their day. Our class is in need of new materials for our morning tubs.

Students will be able to use the magnetic tiles, the play-doh, puzzles to learn to work together, think abstractly, and start their day on the right foot!

Students choose the activity they participate in each morning. This allows students to have choice and to be more engaged ! Students will be able to use the headphones on our class iPads to stay focus while reading!

Ms. O'Brien
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
cossy 60 Pcs Magnet Tiles Magnetic 3D Building Blocks Set Educational Construction Toys for 3+ Year Kids with Stronger, Rivets-Fastened, Conventional, Multi-Color, Large • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Wholesale Bulk Headphones Earphones Earbuds - Kaysent(KHP-5Mixed) 5 Packs Mixed Colors(Each 1 Pack) Stereo Headphone for School, Classroom, Airplane, Hospiital, Students,Kids and Adults • Amazon Business $22.98 1 $22.98
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 $14.98 1 $14.98
Mindful Kids: 50 Mindfulness Activities for Kindness , Focus and Calm • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
MasterPieces Animal Planet 4-pack Multipack 100 Piece Puzzles • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Play-Doh Party Bag Dough (15 Count) • Amazon Business $5.97 1 $5.97

Materials cost

$104.10

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$135.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.94

Total project goal

$159.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$159.60

1 Donor

-$159.60

Donations toward project cost

-$135.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.94

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$0.00

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