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Ms. Loiacono from Sterling VA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating the STEAM Way

My students need items to explore and create with in the classroom.

  • $291 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Welcome to our second grade classroom! We are a Title I school with students from a variety of diverse backgrounds. Seventy-four percent of the students in our school are English Language Learners, and eighty percent are considered economically disadvantaged. Despite challenges, our students are loving, outgoing learners that are committed to helping their community and others.

Part of our school mission statement is to "develop students who will make meaningful contributions to the world and become independent, lifelong learners." In our classroom, we are always reaching towards this goal.

This year, our objective is to create a classroom environment that will prepare our students to become lifelong learners.

My Project

My students need STEAM Bins (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) to develop their critical intellectual skills. With STEAM bins in the classroom, students can increase their problem-solving skills. Students will be able to think outside the box and work in groups to collaborate daily. The STEAM Bin materials I am asking for, like Magna Tiles, Dixie Cups, and art supplies, will help the students collaborate to produce astounding and inspired projects over and over again. Using STEAM Bins will help teach them to share, take turns, and give support to other students in the form of problem-solving.

My students will enjoy these items throughout the day, exploring and creating the STEAM way!

Ms. Loiacono
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PicassoTiles 60 Piece Set 60pcs Magnet Building Tiles Clear Magnetic 3D Building Blocks Construction Playboards - Creativity beyond Imagination, Inspirational, Recreational, Educational, Conventional • Amazon Business $37.99 1 $37.99
IMDEN Magnetic Blocks, Magnetic Building Set, Magnetic Tiles, Educational Toys for Baby/Kids, 92 Piece • Amazon Business $31.99 1 $31.99
Sterilite 19638606 Large Clip Box, Clear with Blue Aquarium Latches, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $31.62 1 $31.62
Magnetic Building Blocks Toys Set - Tiles Block Toy Kit for Kids - STEM Educational Construction Stacking Shapes - Ferris Wheel and Vehicle Set - 74 pieces • Amazon Business $27.82 1 $27.82
Dixie 5 Ounce All-Purpose Cups, 100 Count ((Colors/Styles Vary)) (Pack of 3) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $9.86 2 $19.72
Learning Advantage 8837 Pattern Block Activity Cards (Pack of 20) • Amazon Business $8.97 2 $17.94
Pacon Wood Craft Sticks, 6" x 11/16", Natural, Box Of 500 • Amazon Business $14.20 1 $14.20
Natural Wood Craft Sticks (Pack of 1,000) • Amazon Business $12.74 1 $12.74

Materials cost

$214.01

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.21

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$247.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.63

Total project goal

$290.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$290.85

2 Donors

-$290.85

Donations toward project cost

-$247.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.63

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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