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Ms. McNally from Eastport ME is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning is Doing!

Help me give my students materials needed to build prototypes of their designs.

  • $399 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

At Eastport Elementary the students and teachers have been working the past two years to build an inventing program and innovative mindset a priority in our school.

The people of Downeast Maine are known for hard work and ingenuity.

Our students are no different.

Our students except challenges head-on and work to be practical problem solvers. They have shown an aptitude for inventing. However, many students are economically disadvantaged and struggle to get the supplies needed to build and test their inventions.

My Project

Our school competes in invention convention, where students get the opportunity to identify a problem and use the engineering design process to research design and test solutions. Over the past two years, I have seen immeasurable growth in my students. They have become confident problem solvers. Not only has this applied to science but has improved their overall confidence and self-image as learners.

Our 3rd-6th-grade math and science room needs robots, maker space materials, rivets, and gears to help our students turn their inventions into actual working prototypes.

By donating materials to our class you are helping us raise our next generation of tradesmen and tradeswomen, engineers, and inventors.

Ms. McNally
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
BT363 - Bee-Bot® Programmable Robot • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
Really Useful Box 4 Liter Snap Lid Storage Bin, Clear (19L CL) • $7.39 10 $73.90
LC941 - Maker Space Assorted Material Sheets Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 2 $59.98
LC942 - Maker Space Foam Shapes Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
LC797 - Tinkering Toolbox Gears Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
LC798 - Tinkering Toolbox Plastic Rivets Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98
EA123 - Puffy Pipe Stems • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.99 1 $5.99
HL125 - Jumbo Colored Craft Sticks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 2 $5.98
LC792 - Tinkering Toolbox Hole Punch Tool Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 1 $4.99

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