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Mrs. Roesler from Katy TX is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Makerspace for Out of The Box Thinkers

Help me give my students Make-Do's as well as other building tools to become out of the box creative thinkers.

  • $997 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Every day inquisitive minds walk into the library thirsting to learn more about their favorite topics. I love to hear my students chatting about their favorite books with one another and I enjoy helping them find their next great read.

My students have the desire to learn and to become out of the box thinkers.

More than 80% of these students are living at or below the poverty level and do not have access to tools to help them explore, be creative and to think outside the box.

My Project

These materials will allow my students to create plans, problem solve, collaborate with peers and evaluate their learning.

Schools have an overabundance of cardboard.

The Makedo Kit will allow students to recycle and build whatever is in their imagination. The Picasso Tiles, Strawbees STEM Kit, and Legos will allow students to use their imaginations to construct bridges, roads, and buildings. Using these tools will allow the students to discover what they need to build these structures while working collaboratively with peers. The Ozobots will give them the opportunity to learn to code using simple commands. This skill is useful in learning sequencing, perseverance, and problem-solving.

These activities will cover the following TEKS Science - 3.3A, 4.3A, 5.3A Math - 3.1A, 3.1B, 3.1C, 4.1A, 4.1B, 4.1C, 5.1A, 5.1B, 5.1C

Mrs. Roesler
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Strawbees STEM Construction & Design School Kit | 4096 Pieces | Perfect for a Classroom • Amazon Business $295.00 1 $295.00
Makedo Cardboard Construction Toolset, Includes 360 Reusable Tools. Perfect for Whole-Classroom STEM Learning for Kids Age 4+ • Amazon Business $150.00 1 $150.00
LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box 10698 • Amazon Business $47.99 2 $95.98
Ozobot Bit Coding Robot (Blue) • Amazon Business $44.88 2 $89.76
PicassoTiles 100 Piece Set 100pcs Magnet Building Tiles Clear Magnetic 3D Building Blocks Construction Playboards, Creativity beyond Imagination, Inspirational, Recreational, Educational Conventional • Amazon Business $49.98 1 $49.98
Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears! Deluxe Building Set, 100 Pieces • Amazon Business $24.40 2 $48.80
Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Electronics Exploration Kit | Over 100 STEM Projects | 4-Color Project Manual | 30 Snap Modules | Unlimited Fun • Amazon Business $22.00 2 $44.00
Upgrade Stackable Building Base Plates- Baseplate 10" x 10" in Variety Color, Compatible with all Major Brands (6PC Mixed) • Amazon Business $15.80 2 $31.60

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