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Mrs. Davies from Carpentersville IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help my Students Become Little Scientists

Help me give my students a brand new STEM center with new materials to engage them in STEM learning.

  • $615 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our center is an all preschool building. My classroom is a blended classroom with students with special needs mixed with general education students. I have an AM and PM class of 20 students; 6 of which have special needs and the other 14 students are Preschool For All students.

My students, like any 3, 4, and 5-year-olds, learn through play and love hands-on learning!

I get the amazing opportunity to have students in my class for 2 to 3 years before they move onto kindergarten. Each and every student is eager to learn about new topics each day through play and hands-on learning.

My Project

My students love to play in my STEM center in the classroom. Unfortunately, materials are scarce and the STEM materials that we do have are already becoming boring to play with. My students have played with the same few materials for weeks, and need something new and exciting to help them find their love for learning again. With these new additions, I know that our STEM center will once again become the most fun center to learn and play in. With the new STEM cabinet to organize all our materials, the students will have better access to the materials in order to further their STEM learning!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Science Exploration Table • Kaplan Early Learning Company $323.96 1 $323.96
Naturals Starter Pack • Kaplan Early Learning Company $53.96 1 $53.96
Dinosaur Bones with Match & Measuring Cards Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $44.06 1 $44.06
Magnification Stacking Blocks • Kaplan Early Learning Company $35.96 1 $35.96
Dive into Shapes!tm • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.99 1 $26.99

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