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Ms. Hicks from Houston TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Are Scientists! 🥽🔬

Help me give my students fun and interactive materials that lets students discover the beauty of the earth and those who inhabit it.

  • $486 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a ESL Pre-K teacher, so I teach 4 to 5 year olds. My students are at an age where they love to explore. They are eager to learn, and it's important to encourage that exploration at a young age. At this age they get so excited about things they have never seen before, and they thrive with hands on experiences. They dream big, and I never want them to stop. At my school we are the lightning bugs. We say let learning light the way, and that is exactly what I want to do. I want to help light a bright future for my students.

My Project

As I kid I've always loved to explore. Now I want to give that opportunity to my students. With these items, my lesson will be more engaging. Imagine it's your first time learning about the solar system and the teacher pulls out a device and turns it on and nothing happens right away. Then she turns off the light and boom! The ceiling is displaying Earth. There is not one child in that room who won't be engaged in the lesson. Showing different pictures and videos is great but having those physical materials to touch and explore completely changes the engagement of the lesson. Kids learn by doing. I want my science lessons to be fun. I want my student to never stop exploring, to never stop asking question, and to go and declare they are scientists!

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Ms. Hicks
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH590X - Hands-On Science Specimen Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $145.00 1 $145.00
LL600X - Science Viewers - Set of 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
AA255 - Small Personalized Lab Coat - Ages 4-6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 3 $59.97
LC3540X - Prepared Slides - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
FA706 - My First Microscope • Lakeshore Learning Materials $21.99 1 $21.99
PP229 - Cosmic Space Projector • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$376.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$412.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.81

Total project goal

$485.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$485.39

5 Donors

-$242.23

Donations toward project cost

-$206.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.94

match offer

-$242.69

Match offer toward project cost

-$206.29

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.40

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.46

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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