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Mrs. A. from Rochester NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating a Makerspace!

My students need materials to begin a makerspace in our classroom.

  • $584 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember tinkering with projects as a kid? Did you ever follow your curiosity to construct something new? These are the opportunities I want to provide for my students. My students enjoy taking things apart to see how they work and being challenged to put it back together. They enjoy creating, designing, and exploring.

My students are leaders of their own learning.

Integrating science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) into the classroom is one way for them to be in charge of their own learning.

In my school, students participate in inquiry-based projects as part of the day to day curriculum. The goal is to push students to do more than they think they can. My students believe learning is a personal process of discovery and they need to be responsible for their own learning.

My Project

This project will provide authentic learning opportunities for all of my students. The products I have selected are highly engaging and can used for a variety of STEM projects. All of the products will be placed in our classroom makerspace. The space is designed with opportunities to develop different interests, passions, and strengths my students may have.

My students will be able to tinker with materials and create original designs and inventions.

They will be able to discover, construct, test, invent, and explore projects.

The materials will provide opportunities to work on 21st century job skills. My students can use these engaging materials in the classroom to further develop their imagination, collaboration with each other, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Mrs. A.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magformers Challenger Set (112-pieces) Deluxe Magnetic Building Blocks, Educational Magnetic Tiles Kit, Magnetic Construction shapes STEM Toy Set • Amazon Business $101.43 1 $101.43
GoldieBlox and the Builder's Survival Kit • Amazon Business $35.73 2 $71.46
Snap Circuits Snaptricity Electronics Discovery Kit • Amazon Business $30.99 2 $61.98
LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box 10698 • Amazon Business $47.99 1 $47.99
Learning Resources Code & Go Robot Mouse Activity Set, 83 Pieces • Amazon Business $42.30 1 $42.30
Brain Blox Wooden Building Blocks for Kids - Building Planks Set, STEM Toy for Boys and Girls (200 Pieces) • Amazon Business $34.95 1 $34.95
LEGO Classic Creative Builder Box 10703 (Exclusive) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
New Star Foodservice 24548 Fast Food Tray, 12 by 16-Inch, Blue, Set of 12 • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
LEGO Classic Green Baseplate Supplement • Amazon Business $7.97 2 $15.94
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
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 10-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 2-Ounce Cans, Ages 2 and up, (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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