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Mrs. Blake from Marshall WI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building up our STEAM resources!

Help me give my students creative building materials, coding activities and a story book about building!

  • $754 goal

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My Students

Help me build up the STEAM resources in our classroom!

My students are energetic, eager to learn, happy kindergartners!

We are a diverse population, from a small, mid-western town in Wisconsin. Our school has a 44% population of economically disadvantaged students.

My goal this year is to encourage my students to become problem solvers and creative individuals. I want to expand on the resources that I have for STEAM activities in my kindergarten classroom! Some of the activities will include using materials for computer coding, but the majority of my request is for hands on, designing and creative building materials.

My Project

This year, I am excited to expand my resources in my classroom for STEAM activities. Though a couple of my materials are technology based, much of the requested materials are for using their creativity and imagination to build and design. I want my students to be able to “step away” from the iPads and computers for a change and use their hands and thinking caps to see that they can design, build and create awesome things. To learn how structures are built and discover ways to make their creations stay together, will inspire them to continue to enjoy learning in a new way! These resources will give my students the opportunity to become builders, creators and most of all, thinkers!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
KAPLA 280 Chest and Art Book • Amazon Business $99.00 1 $99.00
Learning Resources Code & Go Robot Mouse Activity Set, 83 Piece, Ages 4+ • Amazon Business $40.95 2 $81.90
Learning Resources Code & Go Robot Mouse, Coding STEM Toy, 31 Piece Coding Set, Ages 4+ • Amazon Business $20.99 3 $62.97
KAPLA 200 Box • Amazon Business $60.00 1 $60.00
KAPLA 100 Octocolor Case • Amazon Business $50.00 1 $50.00
Shifu Plugo Link Construction kit with Stories & Puzzles, Augmented Reality STEM Toy | Fun Magnetic Building Blocks | Educational Engineering, Ages 4 - 10 Year Old Boys & Girls (iOS/ Samsung Devices) • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
ThinkFun Robot Turtles STEM Toy and Coding Board Game for Preschoolers - Made Famous on Kickstarter, Teaches Programming Principles to Preschoolers • Amazon Business $20.90 2 $41.80
DISCOVERY KIDS 75-Piece Premium Piece Wooden Castle Building Blocks Set; Spark Your Child’s Imagination & Develop Essential Skills, Educational, Durable & Safe Construction Blocks, Great Gift • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Building Blocks Set for Preschool, Toddlers and Kids of All Ages STEM Educational Toy • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
Marble Run Set 105 Pcs - Construction Building Blocks Toys Game for 4 5 6 7 Year Old Boys Girls Kids • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Agirlgle Wood Building Blocks Rainbow Stacking Game for Kids Children Preschool Learning Educational Toys Shape Color Sorter Recognition Geometric Board Block Wooden 3D Puzzles Toys • Amazon Business $23.96 1 $23.96
Straw Constructor STEM Building Toys 300 pcs-Colorful Interlocking Plastic Enginnering Toys- Fun- Educational- Safe for Kids- Develops Motor Skills-Construction Blocks- Best Gift for Boys and Girls … • Amazon Business $19.09 1 $19.09
Agirlgle Building Blocks Stacking Toys for Kids Stacker Toy 3D Puzzle Stem Toys Pyramid Speed Cube, Creative Educational Toys for Kids Preschool Learning Toys Stacking Block • Amazon Business $17.96 1 $17.96
When I Build With Blocks • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69

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