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Mrs. Morris from W Sacramento CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Can Build it!

My students need some real tools and building blocks to learn how to use.

  • $394 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a mix of financial, ethnic and learning abilities, which make up the natural variety of learners, that is, Kindergarten. We honor the diversity our students bring with them and we all learn and grow together.

Kindergarten students add an additional variant, they come to school at such different learning levels.

Some come knowing how to read and write while others come in still not able to use scissors or write their name. Learning through exploration offers all our student on the same "playing field" and allows our students with basic skills to learn in another way; while also allowing our students with lower academic skills demonstrate and learn a new concept in an "unconventional"way.

My Project

I love to teach my student how to use everyday tools. It is important that they have the opportunity to use real items and explore how they work.

It is important that children learn at a young age how to use real tools.

This will help develop their knowledge of basic tool usage for when they get older and need to use real tools.

My students like to put gears together to see how they interact together. It help them develop their understand of working parts. They can learn how one part affects the other which is a lesson that can be extended to teaching lessons about teamwork.

Mrs. Morris
Grades PreK-2

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Active Kyds 9 Piece Kids Tool Set with Real Tools: Fiberglass Hammer, Tape Measure, Pliers, Screwdrivers, LED Flashlight, Adjustable Wrench and Pliers, and Carry Case • Amazon Business $36.99 4 $147.96
ETI Toys Jumbo Gears Kit for Boys and Girls | 192 Piece Set with Jumbo Gears including a Resizeable Interlocking Chain, Connector Pieces and 2 Pegboards | Gear Building Set | Engineering Education Toy • Amazon Business $23.99 2 $47.98
Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears! Build & Bloom Building Set, 116 Pieces • Amazon Business $23.49 2 $46.98
NanHong roll outThe New With shaft Snowflake Plastic Building Blocks Toy, Two kinds different Educational Construction Engineering Building Blocks Set | Interlocking Building Connecting box Kit • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98

Materials cost

$274.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$25.15

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$334.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.97

Total project goal

$393.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$393.14

2 Donors

-$386.08

Donations toward project cost

-$334.17

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.91

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.06

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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