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Ms. Dickinson from Princeville IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building With Stem Bins

Help me give my students opportunity to explore the world with Stem bins. Stem opportunities equips students with skills in critical thinking, problem solving, creative and collaborative. It establishes connections between the school, work place, and community.

  • $441 goal

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My Students

Each child in my classroom absolutely loves learning, although the method and environment in which they learn best vary greatly. We incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group work, and flexible seating and learning options to ensure that each student's needs are met, right where they are! They are truly an incredible group. I am so lucky and thankful to have a new group of learners that are excited and ready to learn each year! Let’s make this year the best year yet.

My Project

I have a class full of eager learners this year. I am always looking for opportunities to expand their knowledge of the world. STEM Bins are plastic containers filled with simple engineering manipulatives. They contain photo task cards of real world structures and challenge students to use the items in the bins to create and invent as many structures as possible. Elementary school is the perfect time to introduce the engineering design process through simple STEM activities because it builds on children’s natural curiosities to create. That’s why I want to create STEM Bins for my students. I want to provide an invitation for children to explore and engineer through play using these materials.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT250X - Lakeshore Manipulative Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $189.00 1 $189.00
PP750X - Design & Build Engineering Centers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $125.00 1 $125.00
RE214 - Lakeshore Pipe Builders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99

Materials cost

$338.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.08

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$374.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.01

Total project goal

$440.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$440.08

2 Donors

-$440.08

Donations toward project cost

-$374.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.01

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$0.00

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