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

Kinder, Full STEAM Ahead!

Help me give my students STEAM bins in order to explore the world of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics through educational activities.

  • $586 goal

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My Students

My kindergarten students love to learn and being challenged. It's the highlight of their day! Their favorite way to learn includes hands on activities that encourage creativity and interaction with others. For many of my students, it is their first time in school and the ability to share and take turns needs practice. Through purposeful play children develop the skills they need to expand their physical, emotional, and social abilities. Developing these skills in kindergarten makes a huge difference in the education of all children.

My Project

Kindergarten students love interactive hands on activities! Providing students these learning opportunities is an excellent way to teach them problem-solving skills as well as how to work cooperatively with others. Social skills such as sharing, taking turns, working as a team, and taking care of materials are important skills that STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) activities help develop in young children. These STEAM activities will be used daily in our classroom during purposeful block play. It is imperative that today's learner be able to engage in higher order thinking skills in order to create innovative solution. Those skills must start in early childhood educational settings.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Creative LEGO Brick Set • LEGO Education $64.95 1 $64.95
Melissa & Doug Standard Unit Solid-Wood Building Blocks with Wooden Storage Crate (Developmental Toy, 60 pieces, 5.25" H x 12.5" W x 15" L) • Amazon Business $54.88 1 $54.88
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
Community Minifigure Set • LEGO Education $49.95 1 $49.95
BrightyBright Toys Magnetic Blocks Tiles - Building Set for Kids - 70 Pc Intelligent Magnets 3D Stem Educational Construction Toy for Boys and Girls Deluxe Set with Storage Box • Amazon Business $33.95 1 $33.95
Kidtastic Set of Take Apart Toys - Cat & Dog Models - STEM Building Set - Hours of Fun - 88 Pieces - Engineering Kit for Boys, Girls, Toddlers - Age 3, 4, 5 +Year Old • Amazon Business $30.99 1 $30.99
LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696 Building Toys for Creative Play; Kids Creative Kit (484 Pieces) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
cossy STEM Learning Toy Engineering Construction Building Blocks 198 Pieces Kids Educational Toy for Boys and Girls Ages 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Year Old (198 Pcs) • Amazon Business $24.49 1 $24.49
Litian STEM Learning Toys 160 Pieces Set, Building Bricks Creative DIY Engineering Construction Building Blocks Kids Educational Toy Set for Boys and Girls Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
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 $17.98 1 $17.98
AveryLu 500 PCS Building Toy Building Blocks Bars Different Shape Educational Construction Engineering Set 3D Puzzle, Interlocking Creative Connecting Kit, Building Construction Toys A Great STEM Toy • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
The Lego Ideas Book: Unlock Your Imagination • Amazon Business $14.29 1 $14.29
Melissa & Doug Going Places Floor Puzzle (Easy-Clean Surface, Promotes Hand-Eye Coordination, 48 Pieces, Each Puzzle Is 18" Long) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Melissa & Doug Giant Fire Truck Floor Puzzle (Easy-Clean Surface, Promotes Hand-Eye Coordination, 24 Pieces, 48” L x 18” W) • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Melissa & Doug Traffic Jam Floor Puzzle (Beautiful Original Artwork, Sturdy Cardboard Pieces, 24 Pieces, 24” L x 36” W) • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69

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