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Mrs. Jackson from Baltic CT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating a Makerspace

Help me give my students a makerspace experience within the classroom for them to develop and grow their critical thinking, problem solving, and creativity!

  • $404 goal

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My Students

I teach in a small pre-k through 8th-grade school in a rural community. Some students come from challenging situations and seek comfort in school. Many of my students have known each other for years to create supportive relationships. Students are kind to one another and welcoming to new faces they meet.

We have built a caring classroom environment in which students work collaboratively, share their thought/idea/opinions freely, and communicate with one another effectively.

My students may not have much but they are hard working individuals!

My Project

I want to create a makerspace within the classroom for students to work collaboratively and use their critical thinking skills, problem solving, and creativity. With the use of STEM and technology kits students will have access to a variety of makerspace experiences. A makerspace is not only for creation and innovation but for development of social skills and team building. Students will need to work collectively and communicate with one another while utilizing the makerspace. I want to give my students the opportunity to experience a hands on makerspace with these materials. Help make this an experience the students will remember!

Mrs. Jackson
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 18 students.

11 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TINKERTOY 30 Model Super Building Set – 200 Pieces – For Ages 3+ Preschool Educational Toy (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $49.95 1 $49.95
Makey Makey Collectors Gift Box Edition • Amazon Business $49.95 1 $49.95
Snap Circuits Classic SC-300 Electronics Exploration Kit | Over 300 STEM Projects | 4-Color Project Manual | 60 Snap Modules | Unlimited Fun • Amazon Business $44.96 1 $44.96
Squishy Circuits Standard Kit • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Marble Run Sets for Kids - 142 Complete Pieces Marble Tracks Marble Maze Game STEM Building Toy Gift for 4 5 6 + Year Old Boys Girls(105 Pieces + 32 DIY Marbles Pieces + 5 Glass Marbles) • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
130 PCS Magnetic Blocks with Wheels,Magnetic Building Blocks Set • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
IRIS USA, Inc. TB-42 12 Quart Stack & Pull Box, Clear, 6 Stack and Pull • Amazon Business $24.49 1 $24.49
5 Set STEM Kit,DC Motors Mini Motor Electronic Assembly Kit Intro to Engineering, Cars, Circuit Building DIY Science Experiments Projects for Kids and Teens • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Crafty Connects STEM Building Toys Set, Tinker and Take Apart to Spark Creativity in Kids and Toddler, Educational Learning Toy for Boys and Girls Ages 3 4 5 6 7 8 9, Gifts for Kindergarten Pre K Age • Amazon Business $16.78 1 $16.78

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