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Mrs. Simpson from Bradenton FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

What Can You Build?

My students need the challenge of building and revising their creations of the structures they see in their environment and around the world.

  • $215 goal

This project expired on August 28, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work at a school where 61% of the students receive free or reduced lunch. My class is an integrated prekindergarten room, which consists of students aged 3 to 5 years old. The class consists of 30% students who have Individualized Education Plans. The students are learning through investigation, exploration, and building their curiosity through a science based curriculum every day. Their success is vibrant through their dedication, perseverance, and above all their smiles through the numerous unit-learning projects we have completed. Some ending projects include, creating a “save the millipedes” video that was broadcast on our daily news to the whole school, to working with Scholastic Books to publish a book about “Building Around the World.” My ultimate goal is to build every students’ love for learning, and to keep enriching my students’ lives to help assist them in building the best educational foundation I can.

My Project

Having these materials will allow the students to have access to hands-on materials to enrich our science and stem curriculum. My prekindergarten students are eager and curious to learn about the structures in their environment and around the world. Students creativity can be seen daily as they use classroom materials to construct the Eiffel Tower, the Capital Building, and many more. Around them and these materials allow me to bring some of the wonders of the world into the classroom. Two of our units include nature and water.

The students are enthusiastic about trying to recreate the wonders of the world and learning through trial and error about how building and structures are made.

Tools like the Young Architects Design Blocks , and the See-Inside Magnetic Blocks will give the students an array of materials to inspire their curiosity and engineering of structures they love.

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL453 - See-Inside Magnetic Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
FF210 - Young Architects Design Blocks - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
EE290 - Design & Build Water Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$149.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$182.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.16

Total project goal

$214.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$214.38

1 Donor

-$107.19

Donations toward project cost

-$91.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.08

match offer

-$107.19

Match offer toward project cost

-$91.11

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.08

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$0.00

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