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Mrs. Hazard from Lyndonville VT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Create Make Learn Engineering Projects

My students need circuits dough, standard, and light kits, solar kit, cardboard construction kits.

  • $365 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend computer class every week during their Specials time. Our school is located in a rural, high poverty community.

My students enjoy hands-on STEM projects.

This year, they completed the Star Wars Hour of Code and had the chance to host a BB-8 robot from Vermont Robot Rodeo at the same time. This gave them the chance to see how coding relates to real life robots.

They enjoy completing hands-on projects creating Snap Circuits, such as an FM radio, a voice changer, and a hand crank light.

My Project

This summer I attended the Create Make Learn Summer Institute. The purpose of this professional development was to learn how to grow your maker mindset and encourage learning by making and creating with our students.

I learned how to code and create projects with squishy circuits, cardboard and learning kits, and now want to give the same experiences to my students.

The great thing about encouraging students to learn by creating and making, is that it honors different types of learning styles, and makes students feel they can solve problems with more than one right answer. Learning by creating and making gives students a sense of empowerment and develops the habits of mind required to solve problems.

Mrs. Hazard
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Makedo Cardboard Construction Toolset, Includes 360 Reusable Tools. Perfect for Whole-Classroom STEM Learning for Kids Age 4+ • Amazon Business $150.00 1 $150.00
Squishy Circuits Standard Kit • Amazon Business $35.00 1 $35.00
Squishy Circuits Lite Kit • Amazon Business $15.00 2 $30.00
Squishy Circuits Dough Kit • Amazon Business $20.00 1 $20.00
Makedo Cardboard Construction Scru Expansion Pack, Includes 75 Reusable Scrus, Perfect for In-Classroom STEM Learning and at-Home play for kids age 4+ • Amazon Business $15.00 1 $15.00
OWI 6-in-1 Educational Solar Kit • Amazon Business $13.48 1 $13.48
Makedo Cardboard Construction Scru Add-On Kit, Includes 40 Reusable Scrus and Bonus Mini-Tool, Perfect for Classroom STEM Learning and at-Home Play for Kids Age 4+ • Amazon Business $12.50 1 $12.50

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