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Mrs. Montemayor from Cheltenham PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Full STEAM Ahead!

My students need materials like Legos, magnetic building blocks, and brain flakes, along with other manipulatives to help make science a more hands-on experience.

  • $374 goal

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My Students

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest" -Benjamin Franklin

I am lucky enough to be teaching in the district I graduated from.

I had the best experience here and now I want to give my students the same. Our district is unique in how culturally diverse we are. The same goes for my class. I have a wide array of students in my first grade class. I have students with varying academic abilities and students who come from a multitude of diverse backgrounds. What unites my class is their love of learning and respect for each other. I am constantly impressed by what “bucket fillers” my students are.

My Project

STEAM stand for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. The materials will be used to create STEAM boxes. I believe that students learn best when they are able to use hands on activities that allow them to truly engage with what they are learning. The STEAM boxes that we create will be full of many different types of building materials that will allow the students to create unique and creative structures. The Lego, building block bars, brain flakes, and magnetic building blocks will allow my students to create in a more structured environment while the other materials like popsicle sticks, straws, toothpicks, styrofoam balls, etc. will give my students opportunity to create more freely. Through the use of these boxes students will learn to be creative, to persevere, and problem solve, as well as working collaboratively. The STEAM boxes will also help our class to be organized and get started creating right away.

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box 10698 • Amazon Business $47.99 1 $47.99
Storex Pencil Case, 8.38 x 5.63 x 2.5 Inches, Assorted Colors, Box of 20 (STX61605U20C) • Amazon Business $38.37 1 $38.37
Ailuki 110PCS Magnetic Building Blocks All of Which Are Actual Strong Magnetic Tiles Educational Stacking Blocks Boys Girls Toys for Children Educational and Creative Imagination Development • Amazon Business $37.99 1 $37.99
My Toy House Small Craft Styrofoam Balls, Pack of 70, Assorted Sizes, White Color • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
EMIDO 480 Pcs Building Toy Building Blocks Bars Different Shape Educational Construction Engineering Set 3D Puzzle , Interlocking Creative Connecting Kit, A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Self Adhesive Dots, Hompie 1050pcs(525 Pairs) 3/4" Diameter Sticky Back Coins Nylon Coins, Hook & Loop Dots with Waterproof Sticky Glue Coins Tapes, Perfect for School,Office, Home(White) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
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 $12.99 1 $12.99
Colorful Extra Long Flexible Bendy Party Disposabl Drinking Straws, 100 Pieces • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Unifix Cubes (100 count) • Amazon Business $11.84 1 $11.84
Round Wood Toothpicks, 4 Boxes of 800 Count • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
40 Rolls Washi Tape Set, Decorative Masking DIY Tapes for Children and Gifts Warpping (MIX) • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
Perfect Stix Jumbo Craft Sticks ( Pack of 500ct) • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
BAZIC Assorted Dimensions 227g/0.5 lbs. Rubber Bands, Multi Color (465-48P) 4-Pack • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
DSYJ 240pcs Authentic Basswood Stand Wooden Kids Domino Racing Toy Gamedar • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48
Bememo 200 Pieces Pipe Cleaners Chenille Stems 6 mm x 12 Inch for Diy Art Craft, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Darice Value Pack Pony Bead, 9mm, Neon Multicolor, 1000/Pack • Amazon Business $5.88 1 $5.88
Q-tips Cotton Swabs, 750 ct • Amazon Business $4.59 1 $4.59

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