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Mrs. McComb from Houston TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-On Learning in the Library

Help me give my students opportunities to learn with these hands-on, critical thinking activities.

  • $251 goal

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My Students

Our school serves 740 students with diverse backgrounds, representing many cultures. We are a Title 1 school with a high mobility rate. I serve as their librarian and am blessed to work with every student in grades K-5.

For many of our students, the library is their favorite place in the school and it offers them a chance to read, explore and create.

We are always looking for new ways to inspire and challenge our young learners. In the library, students learn about literature, coding, online etiquette and safety, and educational resources. We promote a love of reading everyday and aim to inspire our students with STEM activities through Makerspace.

My Project

Our school library is a busy place where students create, explore, and learn by building with hands-on activities.

My goal is to supplement what is happening in the classroom by offering activities that engage students in fun, meaningful STEM lessons.

Our school library is an open concept space that serves every student in grades K-5. Students look forward to their weekly library visits and enjoy spending time reading with their friends. With careful saving and spending, I have been able to provide a few STEM activities for our students to enjoy. These items will go a long way to help our students learn valuable critical thinking skills.

Mrs. McComb
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Giromag Magnetic Drawing Board, Large Free Play Doodle Magnetic Board for Kids, Writing Board for Kids Erasable, Educational Toys for 3+ Boys Girls, Creativity Beyond Imagination Includes A Pen, Black • Amazon Business $17.99 3 $53.97
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 $39.50 1 $39.50
K’NEX – 35 Model Building Set – 480 Pieces – For Ages 7+ Construction Education Toy (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $27.87 1 $27.87
Learning Resources Mental Blox Critical Thinking Game, 20 Blocks, 40 Activity Cards, Ages 5+ • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
hand2mind Wood Pattern Blocks (Set of 250) • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
Lewo 130 PCS Wooden Pattern Blocks Geometric Shape Puzzles Classic Educational Toys Tangrams Set for Kids with 24 Design Cards (Classic Pattern Blocks) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
SmartGames IQ Twist, a Travel Game for Kids and Adults, a Cognitive Skill-Building Brain Game - Brain Teaser for Ages 6 & Up, 120 Challenges in Travel-Friendly Case • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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