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Mrs. McGrew from Russiaville IN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM to Start the Day!

My students need these STEM items like coding robots, magnetic tiles and more as an alternative to boring and redundant morning work papers. I want them to start each day in a creative way!

  • $290 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a variety of backgrounds. We have many different ethnic groups and are unfortunately very high in our poverty rating. Our school is constantly taking in more students with even more diverse needs. We are the biggest elementary in our town and our kids deserve so much! My classroom has a very high English Language Learner population. I am constantly trying to find ways to make students more comfortable and feel welcome in both our school and my classroom.

My Project

I am asking for these materials to put a new twist on my morning routine. My students groan and moan every morning when I ask them to work on their morning work page. What a way to start the day huh?

I want them to come in excited to learn by starting the day with creativity using STEM materials.

My students will use these materials in a free choice morning work system. They will be the leaders in their own learning. If they want to practice standards based learning worksheets or even read...they can. BUT, I want to be able to give them the choice to also do something more hands on to get them ready for the day.

Mrs. McGrew
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources Botley the Coding Robot Activity Set, 77 Pieces • Amazon Business $65.95 1 $65.95
Learning Resources Code & Go Robot Mouse Activity Set, 83 Pieces • Amazon Business $39.79 1 $39.79
IMDEN Magnetic Blocks, Magnetic Building Set, Magnetic Tiles, Educational Toys for Baby/Kids, 92 Piece • Amazon Business $32.00 1 $32.00
Think Fun Gravity Maze Marble Run Logic Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls - Toy of the Year Award Winner • Amazon Business $29.14 1 $29.14
Straw Constructor Interlocking Plastic Enginnering Toys 300 pcs-Colorful Building Toys- Fun- Educational- Safe for Kids- Develops Motor Skills-Construction Blocks- Best Gift for Boys and Girls • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
EMIDO 480 Pcs Building Toy Building Blocks Bars Different Shape Educational Construction Engineering Set 3D Puzzle , Interlocking Creative Connecting Kit, A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
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 $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$212.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.19

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$246.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.42

Total project goal

$289.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$289.46

2 Donors

-$289.46

Donations toward project cost

-$246.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.42

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$0.00

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