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Mrs. Selah from Wilsons Mills NC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Inquiring Minds Love STEM!

My students need hands-on building sets and maker space materials like Pay-Doh, a LEGO set and K'Nex to make STEM learning engaging and fun!

  • $784 goal

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My Students

I teach in an ethnically diverse, Title I elementary school. My students come to school with a wide range of knowledge and it is my mission to give them all an equal shot at a successful future.

Our classroom is built on a feeling of community and we are a family at school.

I love these students and want to give them every opportunity to love learning and soar into their futures.

I teach in a looping school so the kindergarten students from this year will stay with me for 2 years. This has been an amazing experience and I am excited for the opportunity to continue this innovative approach to teaching and learning.

My Project

LEGOs, K'NEX, Playmags, Idea books, STEM storybooks and maker space materials will help to foster a love of STEM learning for my kindergarten students. The kids will be given the chance to explore and inquire about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in a hands on and interesting way.

I want to give my students every possible opportunity to explore and inquire about different STEM topics.

STEM is the future. Engaging the students in active and exciting STEM learning will foster their love of it throughout their educational career.

Kindergarten students learn through play. These materials will allow for the social interactions of play and teamwork while focusing on learning and inquiry.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Shifu Orboot (App based): The Educational, Augmented Reality Based Globe | STEM Toy for Boys & Girls Age 4 to 10 years | Learning Toy Gift for Kids (No Borders or Names on Globe) • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Playmags 100 Piece Super Set: With Strongest Magnets Guaranteed, Sturdy, Super Durable with Vivid Clear Color Tiles. 18-piece Clickins Accessories to Enhance your Creativity • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box 10698 • Amazon Business $47.99 1 $47.99
K'NEX K`Nex - Imagine 25th Anniversary Ultimatebuilder's Case Building Kit, Varies By Model • Amazon Business $38.99 1 $38.99
ETI Toys | STEM Learning | Original 101 Piece Educational Construction Engineering Building Blocks Set for 3, 4 and 5+ Year Old Boys & Girls | Creative Fun Kit | Best Toy Gift for Kids Ages 3yr - 6yr • Amazon Business $35.99 1 $35.99
Learning Resources Super Magnet Lab Kit, 124 Pieces • Amazon Business $32.23 1 $32.23
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 36-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 3-Ounce Cans, Ages 2 and up, (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
IQ BUILDER | STEM Learning Toys | Creative Construction Engineering | Fun Educational Building Toy Set for Boys and Girls Ages 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Year Old | Best Toy Gift for Kids | Top Blocks Game Kit • Amazon Business $24.77 1 $24.77
Stem Play: Integrating Inquiry Into Learning Centers • Amazon Business $20.17 1 $20.17
WITKA 99 Pieces Magnetic Building Blocks Toy Brain Training STEM Toys Intelligence Learning Games Set Gift Kids • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Engineering Construction Toy Set | 62 PC Gear and Building Block Set That Promotes STEM Learning, Educational Toys for Kids Ages 3, 4, 5+ • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
EMIDO 480 Pcs Building Toy Building Blocks Bars Different Shape Educational Construction Engineering Set 3D Puzzle , Interlocking Creative Connecting Kit, A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Straw Constructor STEM Building Toys 300 pcs-Colorful Interlocking Plastic Enginnering Toys- Fun- Educational- Safe for Kids- Develops Motor Skills-Construction Blocks- Best Gift for Boys and Girls … • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Pacon SunWorks Heavyweight Construction Paper 9-inches by 12-inches 500-count Assorted (CON01500) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Rosie Revere, Engineer • Amazon Business $14.85 1 $14.85
The Most Magnificent Thing • Amazon Business $13.56 1 $13.56
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 $13.55 1 $13.55
Hygloss Products Colored Craft Sticks – Bright Vibrant Wood Popsicle Sticks – 4.5 Inches, 1000 Mixed Colors • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
500 Pack Craft Pipe Cleaners - Assorted Chenille Stems for Arts and Crafts - 12 inches • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
STEAM Play & Learn: 20 fun step-by-step preschool projects about science, technology, engineering, arts, and math! • Amazon Business $12.22 1 $12.22
What Do You Do With an Idea? • Amazon Business $12.06 1 $12.06
Building Block Toys of 500 Pieces, Gear Flakes Connect Interlocking Plastic Disc, A Creative and Educational Construction Toy Bricks - Best Gift for Boys and Girls • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Dabit Quality Magnetic Tape | Magnetic Strip on 1 Side, Self-Adhesive on the Other | Ideal for Crafting Fridge Magnets, Flexible magnetic roll for DIY Projects & Dry Erase Boards • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
APLANET 4 Transparent Plastic Graduated Cylinders, 10ml, 25ml, 50ml, 100ml, with 5 Plastic Beakers and 1 Brush (9) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Creativity Street WonderFoam Foam Sheets, 5.5-inches x 8.5-inches, Assorted Colors, 40 Sheets (AC4301) • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
Perfectware PW Craft Jumbo -500ct Jumbo Craft Sticks, 6" (Pack of 500) • Amazon Business $9.45 1 $9.45
[500 Pack] Neon Colored Drinking Straws - Flexible, Disposable Kid Friendly, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29
Hefty Party On Plastic Party Cups (Assorted Colors - Amethyst, Neptune Blue, Paprika, and Apple Green - 16 Ounce, 100 Count) • Amazon Business $6.19 1 $6.19
Rastogi Handicrafts Centerpieces,Glass Gems for Vase Fillers,Wedding, Decoration Pebbles 100 pcs (Blue) 10 mm • Amazon Business $5.50 1 $5.50
AmazonBasics Assorted Size and Color Rubber Bands, 0.5 lb. • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49

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