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Mrs. Schow from Hume MO is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Will You LEGO and Let Us Work on STEM?

My students need materials for a Lego Wall, several items for our STEM area including Brain Flakes, Goldie Blox, Tumble Trax, Sphero, and OSMO & Play-Doh Touch Studio to use with our iPad mini's.

  • $516 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are growing, learning and making lifelong friends in a small community with a great little school. They are dreamers, thinkers, talkers, questioners and hard workers. They come into the room each morning with excitement on their faces and eager to learn new innovative things.

Our Pre-K through 12 school has an average class size of 12.

This community is comprised mainly of farmers and ranchers. Our location is very secluded. We have very few academic resources available. Traveling is required for day-to-day needs such as groceries, gas, clothing, and so on.

Students are faced with many challenges each day. The majority of the students come from poverty and/or single parent homes. Although this is a low socioeconomic community, it is very family oriented and close-knit. We feel that our students deserve the same quality education and resources needed to maximize learning as students at other schools that are not faced with the same economic challenges.

My Project

We would like to have a Lego Wall materials to add to our STEM area in our classroom where there are several activities for daily projects and usage. Goldie Blox, Tumble Trax, and VIAHART Brain Flakes will encourage more "out-of the box" thinking. The Sphero Robot Ball and the Code & Go Robot Mouse will will be added to our STEM area for a robotics element. Adding to our iPad minis capabilities are the Play-Doh Touch Shape to Life Studio and the OSMO Genius Kit.

Preparing our girls and boys for a world full of new technology is a big part of their early school career that connects to STEM.

We welcome these STEM resources to give us the opportunity to have more challenging science skills and "hands-on" activities for our students.

By donating to this project, you will be supporting boys and girls by opening the technology and STEM doors to all of our students. You will help make a difference because neither the school nor I have more funds to purchase these additional resources for our students. Your donation will make this happen in our classroom!

Mrs. Schow
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Osmo Genius Kit • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
Sphero Mini Black: The App-Controlled Robot Ball [Amazon Exclusive] • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Learning Resources Code & Go Robot Mouse Activity Set, 83 Pieces • Amazon Business $37.10 1 $37.10
GoldieBlox and the Builder's Survival Kit • Amazon Business $35.73 1 $35.73
Dreambuildertoy building bricks 1040 pieces set, 1000 basic building blocks in 10 popular colors,40 bonus fun shapes includes wheels, doors, Windows, compatible to all major brands • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Learning Resources Tumble Trax Magnetic Marble Run • Amazon Business $22.57 1 $22.57
VIAHART Brain Flakes 500 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set | A Creative and Educational Alternative to Building Blocks | Tested for Children's Safety | A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Strictly Briks MathBriks with 10" x 10" Stackable Gray Base Plate by 100% Compatible with All Major Brands | Baseplate and Tiles for Education and Fun | 95 4x4 Math and Number Tiles • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Klutz LEGO Chain Reactions Craft Kit • Amazon Business $14.89 1 $14.89
The Lego Ideas Book: Unlock Your Imagination • Amazon Business $14.61 1 $14.61
Storage Organizer Case Osmo Genius Kit, fits OSMO Base/Starter/Numbers/Words/Tangram/Coding Awbie Game Aenllosi (Black) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Classic Baseplates 10" x 10" Stackable Brick Base Plate by Strictly Briks | 100% Compatible with All Major Brands | Baseplate for Building Towers, Tables & More | 1 Charcoal Gray Baseplate • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Classic Baseplates 10" x 10" Stackable Brick Base Plate by Strictly Briks | 100% Compatible with All Major Brands | Baseplate for Building Towers, Tables & More | 1 Yellow Baseplate • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Classic Baseplates 10" x 10" Stackable Brick Base Plate by Strictly Briks | 100% Compatible with All Major Brands | Baseplate for Building Towers, Tables & More | 1 Black Baseplate • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Classic Baseplates 10" x 10" Stackable Brick Base Plate by Strictly Briks | 100% Compatible with All Major Brands | Baseplate for Building Towers, Tables & More | 1 Red Baseplate • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Play-Doh Touch Shape to Life Studio (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $12.50 1 $12.50
Aenllosi Organizer Storage Case for Sphero Mini The App-Controlled Robot Ball by (Black) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$402.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$438.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.34

Total project goal

$515.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$515.62

3 Donors

-$246.78

Donations toward project cost

-$228.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.27

match offer

-$246.79

Match offer toward project cost

-$209.77

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.02

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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