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Mrs. Graber from Irving TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM...It's All Good!

My students need STEM activities, like light-up building blocks and magnetic gears, to promote problem solving and higher level thinking!

  • $239 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach Pre-K at an Early Childhood School in Texas. My class is a Blended class consisting of At-Risk students based on income, English is their second language, or they are special needs. My students are faced with many challenges both in and out of the classroom. Despite the challenges they face, I am looking to provide my students with creative and meaningful learning experiences.

My students are creative, energetic and always ready to experience something new!

They love to move, read, and learn! Many of them are being raised in single parent households and ALL of my students receive a free breakfast/lunch based on their socioeconomic status. These things may prevent them from getting ahead early in life and may not provide them with the life experiences many of us see as "typical". From the minute they walk in the door of my classroom I focus on their potential and growth while they are with me. I may not be able to control their home lives, however, I can certainly control their experience during the school day. My goal is to inspire even our earliest students to become lifelong learners!

My Project

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. STEM is important because it permeates every aspect of our lives. Science is everywhere and technology is continuously changing and expanding!

STEM education helps bridge gender gaps sometimes found in Science and Math fields.

These STEM activities can help my students see that Science and Math are more than a class to finish. They will be acquiring skills such as problem solving and higher order thinking that will help them in many areas of their lives. These activities will help them make a connection between their learning in class and real-life situations.

Mrs. Graber
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 38 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BR875 - Light-Up Building Bricks - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
DD939 - Turn & Learn Magnetic Gears • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD121 - Survive the Quake Engineering Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
TT758 - Building Brick STEM Challenge Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$169.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$202.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.74

Total project goal

$238.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$238.25

2 Donors

-$213.25

Donations toward project cost

-$181.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.99

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

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$0.00

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