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Mrs. Gonzales from Paradise CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands On Building/STEM Activities For Camp Fire Students.

Help me give my students hands on building/STEM activities, such as Picasso pieces and Lego building blocks.

  • $558 goal

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My Students

I work with transitional kindergarten students, they start with me at 4 years of age and between September 2nd and December 2nd of the school year they all turn 5 years old. These students just miss the newest cutoff age for kindergarten and will start kindergarten the following year. It is my job to work on their social emotional development and supply them with enough skills that will allow them to deal with any given situation. It's tricky for kids to express what their feeling if they don't have a name for it and my job is to help them figure out what emotions they are feeling to help prepare them for continued success.

My students are energetic, full of life and love school!

I want to keep it that way and focus that energy into learning. They make mistakes and that is OK, we learn from every scenario in the classroom. My students love to explore new things and are extremely busy bodied.

My kids have been through a natural disaster, the CampFire, they deserve the things they once had! We are now combined TK/K, 5 and 6 year olds in one room.

My Project

These materials will give my students the opportunity to have fun hands-on building activities while doing STEM. My students used to have multiple items that gave them the opportunity to build and engineer.

Help me supply my students with the engineering supplies they once had, before the fire took everything.

My kiddos loved building with Picasso Pieces, Lego's, Emido's, etc... They used to build me new buildings and structures every day!

This will help my students' learning by teaching them to be creative and innovative with new designs everyday! My lessons in building and construction will incorporate science and math. This will help students begin to get a love for building early on.

Mrs. Gonzales
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 25 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LINCOLN LOGS – 100th Anniversary Tin - 111 All-Wood Pieces – Ages 3+ Construction Education Toy • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
EMIDO Building Blocks Kids Educational Toys STEM Toys Building Discs Sets Interlocking Solid Plastic for Preschool Kids Boys and Girls, Safe Material for Kids - 120 pieces with Storage Bag • Amazon Business $14.98 4 $59.92
ZOOB BuilderZ 500 Piece Kit • Amazon Business $56.29 1 $56.29
PicassoTiles 100 Piece Set 100pcs Magnet Building Tiles Clear Magnetic 3D Building Blocks Construction Playboards, Creativity beyond Imagination, Inspirational, Recreational, Educational Conventional • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box 10698 • Amazon Business $47.99 1 $47.99
Dowling Magnets DO-SS75 Magnet Mania Kit, Multi • Amazon Business $15.29 3 $45.87
Meland Marble Run Sets for Kids - 142 Complete Pieces Marble Tracks Marble Game STEM Building Toy Gift for 4 5 6 + Year Old Boys Girls(105 Pieces + 32 DIY Marbles Pieces + 5 Glass Marbles) • Amazon Business $33.99 1 $33.99
Learning Resources Plastic Pattern Blocks (Set of 250) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
BESTOMZ 3 Pack Liquid Motion Timer Bubbler for Sensory Play, Fidget Toy • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Bristle Blocks by Battat – The Official Bristle Blocks – 112Piece – Creativity Building Toys Dexterity Fine Motricity – Bpa Free 2 years + • Amazon Business $15.50 1 $15.50

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