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Mrs. Dabel from San Jose CA is requesting educational kits & games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-on Learning = Student Growth!

My students need access to more hands-on building materials and more art supplies!

  • $668 goal

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My Students

My 5th-grade class is comprised of an amazing group of 33 students representing cultures from around the world. Families come from diverse backgrounds and many students are first generation US citizens. As this school year comes to a close, we are focusing on collaboration and expanding our understanding of social-emotional learning.

This year we are focusing on a Growth Mindset and Creativity!

We want to foster collaboration as well as individual intrinsic motivation. We want to support each other and work together to reach our defined SMART goals. To do this - my students need access to more hands-on learning tools.

My Project

My students are always looking for opportunities to "Ditch That Textbook" and do some hands-on learning! These materials offer something for every learner in my classroom.

With these materials, we will be learning by doing!

What could be more fun than building a Lego Robot that you can move and program with your own voice? Students will be integrating coding skills, using design thinking and developing real-world problem-solving skills.

Multiple modalities will be addressed with the combination of Lego robotics, art supplies, and good old-fashioned sewing machines! Hands-on learning equates to longer retention of skills and hands-on learners are truly engaged in what they are doing!

Mrs. Dabel
Grades 3-5

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox 17101 Building and Coding Kit (847 Pieces) • Amazon Business $159.95 2 $319.90
La Crosse Technology C85845 Color Wireless Forecast Station • Amazon Business $39.50 1 $39.50
LIANTRAL Mini Sewing Machine, Portable Electric Crafting Mending Machine 2-Speed Double Thread with Foot Pedal for Household Travel Beginner • Amazon Business $16.14 2 $32.28
Zoweetek Portable Rechargeable Mini Voice Amplifier With Wired Microphone Headset and Waistband, Supports MP3 Format Audio for Teachers, Singing, Coaches, Training, Presentation, Tour Guide • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
S&S Worldwide 43261-26426 Watercolor Mega Pack (Pack of 36) • Amazon Business $22.98 1 $22.98
Arteza Watercolor Pad, 3 Pack, 5.5"X8.5" Painting & Drawing Paper Sketchbooks, 90 Sheets Total, 140 lb./300gsm Cold Pressed Paper, Acid Free, Perfect for Wet, Dry & Mixed Media Painting • Amazon Business $20.89 1 $20.89
Acrylic Paint Brush Set, 5 packs/50 pcs Nylon Hair Brushes for All Purpose Oil Watercolor Painting Artist Professional Kits • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
BetyBedy 36Pcs Bobbins and Sewing Threads with Bobbin Case for Multiple Sewing Machine, Pre-Wound Bobbins Set for Bro-Ther/Baby-Lock/Jano-me/El-na/Sin-ger, Standard Size and Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

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