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Mrs. Caesar from Houston TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Full STEAM Ahead!

My students need Magnetic Building Blocks, Strawbees Inventor Building Kit, Puzzles, Needlepoint Kits, and Latch Hook Kits.

  • $210 goal

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My Students

I am a librarian in a suburban school in Texas. I am excited because this is my first year at a new school and my first year as a librarian! There are about six hundred students from Pre-K to fifth grade at this Title I school. 85% of the students are Hispanic and we have a 22% mobility rate.

We are proud of how hard the children work and want them to be successful!

Our school's mission is to provide the appropriate tools and strategies to ensure the success of every child.

My Project

After Hurricane Harvey devastated our city and state, our hard working students were ready to make up for the lost instructional time! As the school librarian, I am creating a Makerspace with STEAM materials. Students are so excited about what new materials they might find in this learning space. We need some more building materials for our future engineers. The Strawbees and the Magna Tiles give the students opportunities to build and create. STEAM activities give students a great sense of accomplishment and might spark an interest in engineering. I'm also super excited about adding a beginner needlepoint kit and latch hook kit to the space. These were some of my favorite activities as a kid and I can't wait to teach my students. I have a 4th grade lunch bunch group, and I know they will want to learn this craft. My students want to learn new things and the STEAM activities help them do just that!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 300 students.

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Strawbees Inventor Builder Kit - 150 Straws and 250 Connectors Set, Educational & Creative Building Toy, Tinkering & STEM Learning, Suitable for Children 5 Years & Up • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Magnetic Building Blocks, 60+6 Extra Magnetic Tiles, 3D Magnet Building Toys set, Educational Construction Magnetic Blocks for Kids, Strong Metallic Rivets, Varied Shapes, Translucent Rainbow Colors • Amazon Business $39.95 1 $39.95
Animal Magic 100 pc Jigsaw Puzzle • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Good Companions 100 pc Jigsaw Puzzle by SunsOut • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
ColorBok 73732 Sew Cute Latch Hook Emoji Laugh Tears Latch Hook Kit • Amazon Business $12.70 1 $12.70
Trend Enterprises Casual Ready Letters, 5", Black (T-79101) • Amazon Business $11.25 1 $11.25
ALEX Toys Craft Simply Needlepoint Flower • Amazon Business $5.83 1 $5.83
ALEX Toys Craft Simply Needlepoint - Butterfly • Amazon Business $5.62 1 $5.62
Colorbok Rainbow Learn To Sew Needlepoint Kit, 6-Inch by 6-Inch, Yellow Frame • Amazon Business $4.96 1 $4.96

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