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Ms. Evans from Durham NC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Little Science and Math Brains STEMming from Great STEM Centers!

Help me give my students hands-on activities for our STEM centers, such as the MagnaTiles, pattern block pattern pages, number games, rocks and minerals, and the butterfly house.

  • $990 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I get to work with children of all ages and multiple intelligences from many backgrounds. Our school, housed in one of the oldest school buildings in the district, is nestled in a wonderfully diverse neighborhood—socioeconomically, racially, and ethnically. The faculty and staff really focus on developing each child's gifts, individually. The students in my classes have individualized education plans to help them achieve goals in literacy, math, and/or social skills. I strive to make my classroom a safe and comfortable space that is ideal for learning!

Engaging students in hands-on learning experiences, projects and situations with real world connections, as well as teaching them to work side by side and collaboratively with their peers will help prepare them for years to come.

When looking at the students in my class and watching the growth they demonstrate in academics and social interactions, I wouldn't trade my students for any others! They are my heart!

My Project

In creating STEM centers for my students, they will have exposure to a variety of hands-on math and science materials and games to help them explore their world.

With a specific time each day allotted to STEM centers, my students can experience numbers and the sciences in new and exciting ways.

As a class, we will learn about broad, age-appropriate themes in science and math. Then my students will head off to centers to work independently and in small groups to explore their new learning manipulatives - giant floor puzzles, real rocks and minerals to study with a magnifying glass, magnetic building blocks, and so much more!

Ms. Evans
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 10 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
FE405X - Classroom Rock, Fossil & Mineral Collections - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $139.00 1 $139.00
DG547 - Magna-Tiles® - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.99 1 $129.99
RR900X - Let’s Go Shopping Food Baskets - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
Amazon Brand - Solimo Disinfecting Wipes, Lemon Scent & Fresh Scent, 75 Wipes Each (Pack of 3) • Amazon Business $8.99 6 $53.94
GA920 - Ten-Frames Class Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LC362 - The Butterfly Nursery • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
BA109 - See-Inside Bucket Balance • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98
HH222 - Can Do! Magnets Discovery Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
RA313 - Unifix® Cubes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
IRIS USA, Inc. TB-42 12 Quart Stack & Pull Box, Clear, 6 Stack and Pull • Amazon Business $20.24 1 $20.24
HH396 - Tactile Numbers Match-Ups • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
TH4530 - Pattern Blocks Design Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
FK235 - Number Photo Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
FK228 - Four Seasons Floor Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
DD908 - Pattern Blocks Activity Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
AmazonBasics Noise Reduction Safety Earmuffs Ear Protection, Black and Red • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
AmazonBasics Noise Reduction Safety Earmuffs Ear Protection, Black and Purple • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
AmazonBasics Noise Reduction Safety Earmuffs Ear Protection, Black and Blue • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
DR2 - Magnetic Wand • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.29 4 $9.16
FREE SHIPPING • Lakeshore Learning Materials $0.00 1 $0.00

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