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Mr. Carabajal from Bakersfield CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

For the Fun and Learning in STEAM

Help me give my students a fun and engaging learning experience in STEAM with materials like science folder activities and games.

  • $1,165 goal

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My Students

I have a great class with ten energetic and vibrant students and three wonderful paraprofessional aides. All of my students have various IEP goals, behaviors, and speech delays.

My students are in Pre-K/K and are diagnosed with autism.

I currently have ten students, a number which may gradually increase at any moment. None of my students are able to effectively communicate basic wants, needs, or emotions. Currently, we are using picture icons to support their communication needs.

My students are energetic, bright, and very eager to learn. They range in age from 3-years to 5-years old. Our school is a Title I site. My students come to school to be loved, appreciated, and taught. They have lots to overcome, but they still come to school with smiles on their faces that brighten up my day. These little ones are learning so quickly! In less than one week the newest of my students has mastered using picture icons for their daily schedule and has done so well with following the classroom routine. We work every day on their various IEP goals, social skills, and their speech and language acquisition, strengthening their fine motor skills along with our new curriculum.

My Project

STEAM is really fun and can be very engaging for my students. We are looking to add to our materials to enhance the learning experience for my students.

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics are quite fun and engaging with hands-on learning.

The Learn to Code! Ladybug is a super-fun introduction to programming and coding for kids. The robotic ladybug moves in four basic directions—forward, backward, left and right. The mat features a grid with letters A to Z and numbers 1 to 9, and the remote lets you program up to 30 commands!

The Science File Folder activities allow for comprehension of science lessons and make them fun and engaging. Explore earth science, life science and physical science…with ready-to-use games children can play independently! Kids just grab a color-coded folder and pouch…then follow the simple 3-step instructions to classify solids, liquids and gases, identify objects that can be recycled, label the parts of a plant, and more!

The Various Paint, Glitter and Kwik Stix paint will be used during art to allow the students to be expressive in their creativity.

Mr. Carabajal
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD970X - Science Instant Learning Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $229.00 1 $229.00
HH238 - Build & Play Treehouse • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
LEGO DUPLO Steam Train 10874 Remote-Control Building Blocks Set Helps Toddlers Learn, Great Educational Birthday Gift (59 Pieces) • Amazon Business $47.99 2 $95.98
HH965X - Pop & Add Games - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
PP570X - Early Science File Folder Games - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
AX20 - Lakeshore Dough - Set 1 - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $57.99 1 $57.99
CR254 - Learn to Code! Ladybug • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
FF512 - Science File Folder Games - K-Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Colorations Classic Colors Liquid Watercolor Paint Classroom Supplies for Kids Arts and Crafts Variety Set (Pack of 13) • Amazon Business $39.78 1 $39.78
DD646 - Real Bugs Discovery Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Spectra PAC91740BN Glitter, Red, 1 lb. Jars, 2 Jars • Amazon Business $22.38 1 $22.38
The Pencil Grip Kwik Stix Solid Tempera Paint, Super Quick Drying, 12 Pack (TPG-602) • Amazon Business $7.58 2 $15.16
Pacon Spectra Glitter Sparkling Crystals • Amazon Business $12.08 1 $12.08
Pacon Spectra Glitter Sparkling Crystals • Amazon Business $11.42 1 $11.42
Pacon Spectra Glitter Sparkling Crystals 0091710, 16 Oz. Shaker, Silver • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
Pacon PAC91780 Spectra Glitter Sparkling Crystals, Gold, 16-Ounce Jar • Amazon Business $8.20 1 $8.20

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