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Mrs. Merchant from Robertsdale AL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Today's Kinders, Tomorrow's Engineers!

Help me give my students engineering and STEM building supplies that will critically challenge them.

  • $397 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at the largest elementary school in Alabama. We are a Title I school, with over 70% of students being on free or reduced lunch. If I had to use two words to describe my classroom, they would be melting pot. That's exactly what my classroom is. We are a diverse family filled with members of different economics, cultures, and life experiences. Many of my students have traveled to the United States with the hopes and dreams of a better life and that's exactly what I am determined to give them!

My Project

Where would the world be without our engineers and architects? Awfully flat if I do say so myself. The STEM activities and materials I have chosen will provide my students with opportunities to challenge themselves critically, while building their socialization skills. All while they beleive they are just "playing". These activities are designed to provide students with hands-on, engaging, and meaning obstacles that will require them to strategically apply their knowledge whole working as a team. Many of these items fit right in with my science standards, while others will open the door for me to prepare my students for life after Kindergarten.

Mrs. Merchant
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP566 - Create-A-Chain Reaction STEM Kit - Pre K-Gr. 2 - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
LL570 - Engineer-A-Coaster Activity Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
FF579 - Blocks& Blueprints Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
FF998 - I Can Build It! Construction Planks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
TT223 - I Can Build It! Architecture Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LC644 - Write & Wipe Blueprint Mats - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$279.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$22.82

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$336.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.46

Total project goal

$396.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$396.42

3 Donors

-$385.29

Donations toward project cost

-$336.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.33

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.13

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$0.00

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