You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mrs. Burris from Meridian ID is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Storybooks to Inspire STEAM Education

My students need high quality storybooks which integrate art into their STEM education.

  • $533 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

At BMSA, we have a diverse range of learners. We are an EL magnet, and it is not unusual to have brand new language learners who speak no English enter our school. Equally, many of our students have sought out BMSA in search of an innovative and high quality STEM education. Regardless of the path they have taken to come to BMSA, together our students are thinkers, creators, collaborators and "wonderers." They love to investigate, explore and question the "whys" of the world.

My Project

As a teacher, I believe that when you teach kids about science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics, you are give them essential life skills. They need these skills to problem solve, discover, build, and cooperate with others.

As a project-based STEM school, our reading, writing, science and technology is already quite integrated.

Meaningful art lessons which inspire our creative side has been a missing component. These books and materials would provide the foundation for thoughtful art integration by inspiring creative thinking and innovation. The characters in the books I am requesting are strong, creative individuals who are not afraid to question, take risks and think uniquely. They will provide wonderful inspiration for my students.

The materials such as paint brushes, paints, oil pastels, magnetic building tiles and building bricks are some of the items we will use to respond to these creative stories. We will respond through both visual art projects and three dimensional building. My students will be engaged, enriched and inspired!

Mrs. Burris
Grades PreK-2

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

10 donors10 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Burris is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Building Bricks - Regular Colors - 1,000 Pieces Classic Bricks - Compatible with all Major Brands • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Sterilite 17234812 Plastic Pencil Box, Pack of 6 • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
Crayola Bulk Paint Brushes, 36ct Classpack, Brush Set, Great for Kids • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Magnetic Toy Building Tiles Set – Mag-Blocks | Extra Large Pack –76 PCS | Building Blocks Kit for Kids Imagination, Creativity and Visual Development | Learning Tool for Children | Kids Game World • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
S&S Worldwide PT3265 Color Splash! Liquid Watercolor Paint, 8 oz. (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Crayola; Oil Pastels; Art Tools; 28 ct; Bright, Bold Opaque Colors; Jumbo Size; Hexagonal Shape • Amazon Business $5.67 3 $17.01
Iggy Peck, Architect • Amazon Business $16.16 1 $16.16
The Book with No Pictures • Amazon Business $14.11 1 $14.11
I Wanna Iguana • Amazon Business $13.96 1 $13.96
Hook and Loop Dots 1000 pcs White Craft Circles of 3/4 inch Self Strong Adhesive Sticky Back Coins (500 Pairs/Set) + 15pcs of Reusable Cable Ties • Amazon Business $13.60 1 $13.60
I Wanna New Room • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
What Do You Do With a Chance? • Amazon Business $13.53 1 $13.53
What To Do With a Box • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
The Day the Crayons Quit • Amazon Business $12.69 1 $12.69
Rosie Revere, Engineer • Amazon Business $12.08 1 $12.08
What Do You Do With an Idea? • Amazon Business $12.06 1 $12.06
Ish (Creatrilogy) • Amazon Business $12.00 1 $12.00
The Most Magnificent Thing • Amazon Business $11.64 1 $11.64
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) • Amazon Business $11.52 1 $11.52
What Do You Do With a Problem? • Amazon Business $11.00 1 $11.00
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes • Amazon Business $10.78 1 $10.78
The Crayon Box that Talked • Amazon Business $10.36 1 $10.36
Perfect Stix Jumbo Craft Sticks ( Pack of 500ct) • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
The Dot • Amazon Business $9.67 1 $9.67
Perfect Square • Amazon Business $7.21 1 $7.21

Materials cost

$393.09

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.78

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$452.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.90

Total project goal

$532.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$532.67

8 Donors

-$261.92

Donations toward project cost

-$230.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.79

match offer

-$261.93

Match offer toward project cost

-$222.64

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.29

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Meridian","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4484375],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"ID","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3189705,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/storybooks-to-inspire-steam-education/3189705/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":25,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Burris","authorIds":{"4484375":{"owner":"Mrs. Burris","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3189705],"proposalHash":"700352665","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp4484375_272x272.png?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1510003997096","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20943705,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTI2Nzc4NA==","NTMyODczMw==","NDQ4NDM3NQ==","NTMxODQ2Ng==","NDI3MTk4Nw==","NTMxOTI0NQ==","NTA1ODMyMQ==","NTI0MTgwNQ==","NTMzMDUwMQ=="],"teacherId":4484375,"schoolCounty":"Ada","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"ID","name":"Idaho"}}