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Mrs. Fiorentino from Brooklyn NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Little Engineers at Work

My students need corrugated sheets, glue guns with glue sticks, craft boxes and a pencil sharpener.

  • $317 goal

This project expired on May 21, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students come from diverse backgrounds; culturally and economically but one thing they all have in common is their sense of curiosity. They are eager to come to my STEAM program because it's a non-traditional classroom. They are encouraged to talk, move around, stand at their desks, and most of all think out loud.

These amazing elementary students, from Pre-K to fifth grade, have created the most amazing projects stimulating their cognitive abilities and developing their imagination and critical thinking skills.

My Project

My lower grade students will use these craft boxes to replicate buildings and famous structures. Each student will have their project hot glued together so I need glue guns and glue sticks.

My upper grade students need corrugated cardboard to create elaborate and sturdy parking garages.

They enjoy making these projects very realistic.

Each project, whether lower grade or upper grade, must start with a design concept. Each student must draw a physical blueprint which they will use as a guideline for their building. Therefore, my program needs a pencil sharpener so all students have access to the right materials for drawing.

Mrs. Fiorentino
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 585 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
CORO SHEET WHITE 20X30 25-CS • School Specialty $41.10 3 $123.30
Ling's moment Kraft Gift Favor Boxes 2x2x2 Inch, Pack of 100, Brown Square Cardboard Jewelry Boxes for Wedding Party, Crafting, Cupcake Boxes • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
X-ACTO Powerhouse 1799 Electric Pencil Sharpener Black • Staples Advantage $33.99 1 $33.99
SUREBONDER Cool Shot Low Temperature Mini Glue Gun • Staples Advantage $6.99 2 $13.98
Surebonder Hot Melt Glue Sticks, All Temps, 25/Pk • Staples Advantage $2.99 4 $11.96

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