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Ms. Swindall from Columbus GA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Give Them the Tools and They Will Create!

Help me give my students the materials they need to build and create like Wikkstix, marble runs, and Goobi Sticks!

  • $328 goal

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My Students

My students are always on the go! They love hands-on learning and learning how things work. The children love to build things and are constantly looking for materials to create with. We have begun to implement STEAM lessons centered around engineering as our school prepares for STEAM certification. We have in the moment learning throughout the day. Our school serves students with disabilities, gifted learners and students from military families. Most get their start to education in Pre-K and I want to make sure they get the best start possible!

My Project

With these building and art materials, my students will be able to create and engineer endless possibilities. Students will practie different art techniques and explore using different mediums and textures. The chalk markers, paint sticks and watercolors will allow students to see that art can be rich and vibrant and allow they to utilize materials other than crayons. We will use the marble runs with art and engineering. The Wikkistix will help us create models of various objects that we would like to build. We will use math and science to design, measure and construct. Lastly, the STEAM book will allow me to learn new ideas for lessons and my teachings. This will give my students even more opportunities to integrate STEAM education into our daily learning.

Ms. Swindall
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Goobi 110 Piece Construction Set Building Toy Active Play Sticks STEM Learning Creativity Imagination Children’s 3D Puzzle Educational Brain Toys for Kids Boys and Girls with Instruction Booklet • Amazon Business $39.55 1 $39.55
The Pencil Grip TPG-604 Kwik Stix Tempera Paint Pack of 24, Grade:Kindergarten to 12, Assorted (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
WikkiStix Big Count Box Molding & Sculpting Sticks • Amazon Business $33.23 1 $33.23
Yolyoo Marble Run Toy 122 Pcs, Marble Race Track Game Educational Construction Building Blocks Toys Set Marble Set Gift for Kids 4+ Year Old • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Paint Brushes 12 Set Professional Paint Brush Round Pointed Tip Nylon Hair Artist Acrylic Brush for Acrylic Watercolor Oil Painting by Crafts 4 ALL • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Chalk Markers by Fantastic ChalkTastic - Chalk Pens Best for Kids Art Chalkboard Labels Menu Board Bistro Boards, 12 Glass Window Markers, Erasable Chisel or Fine Tip Neon Colors plus White (12) • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
STEAM Play & Learn: 20 fun step-by-step preschool projects about science, technology, engineering, arts, and math! • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Chalk Markers by Woodsam - 12 Pack Liquid Neon Pens - 20 Chalkboard, Glass, Window Labels & 2 Extra Reversible Bullet and Chisel Fine Tips Included - Erasable Color Paint • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Prextex 50 Pc Die Cast Toy Cars Party Favors Easter Eggs Filler or Cake Toppers Stocking Stuffers Cars Toys For Kids • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Castle Art Supplies Watercolor Paint Set for Professionals or Kids - 24 Concentrated and Vivid Colors in Tubes • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Toysmith Marbles in a Tin Box • Amazon Business $9.43 1 $9.43

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