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Mrs. Grenier from Chesapeake Beach MD is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Makerspace Mania in Our Media Center!

My students need hands-on, challenging, and fun activities for our Media Center Makerspace. Items such as the Goombi magnetic construction set will help all of my students, from kindergarten through 5th grade, explore!

  • $540 goal

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My Students

I am an elementary Media Specialist, working hard to open minds, open hearts, and open doors with my students! I teach every one of our students, grades K-5, each week in 45 minute set lessons as well as additional time when we can co-teach with their classroom teachers.

My students love their time in the library!

They pore over new books, examine new resources, and work with their hands and brains to solve problems. Our kindergartners are learning how to find and select a "best fit" book, our third graders are writing and illustrating their own haiku poetry, our fifth graders are working to solve a hypothetical disaster scenario by assembling teams of qualified real-life scientists through research.

We live in a suburban area of Maryland. Our community is growing and changing rapidly, but our elementary school is very much a community and the heart of our little town. Our students may be part of local families that have lived in the same town for generations, our growing military population, or part of one of our newer families looking for a little bit of small town life near the Bay.

My Project

Our students love the Makerspace! What is it? Makerspace is time for students to work with hands on materials, making discoveries, being creative, solving problems, and learning from each other! All of our students, K-5, visit our Makerspace stations every few weeks. A variety of stations are chosen to be challenging and fun for each grade level, allowing students to choose the project they'd like to work on. They learn about physics, architecture, computer programming, engineering, magnets, the arts, and electronics all while strengthening their fine motor and problem solving skills.

These materials will help us provide a variety of activities at every grade level, allowing students to learn, explore, and grow every time that they visit our Media Center!

Mrs. Grenier
Grades 3-5

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Goobi 300 Piece Construction Set with Instruction Booklet | STEM Learning | Assorted Rainbow colors • Amazon Business $89.95 1 $89.95
Snap Circuits PRO SC-500 Electronics Discovery Kit • Amazon Business $65.26 1 $65.26
Snap Circuits R/C Snap Rover Electronics Discovery Kit • Amazon Business $56.99 1 $56.99
Magnetic Blocks Building Set for Kids, Magnetic Tiles Educational Building Construction Toys by idoot for Boys and Girls with Storage Bag - 56pcs • Amazon Business $22.99 2 $45.98
Geomag Kor TAZOO Beto Fish - 68 Piece Creative Magnet Transformative Playset Toy for Both Boys and Girls - Swiss Made - Part of Geomag's World Famous Award Winning Product Line - Ages 5 and Up • Amazon Business $34.40 1 $34.40
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 $13.55 2 $27.10
Creative Kids Brain Flakes - Large 1400 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set for Safe, Fun, Creative Building - Educational STEM Construction Toy for Boys & Girls - Non Toxic - Ages 3 and Up • Amazon Business $24.98 1 $24.98
STEM Kor Magnetic Building Sets • Amazon Business $20.62 1 $20.62
DSYJ 240pcs Authentic Basswood Stand Wooden Kids Domino Racing Toy Gamedar • Amazon Business $9.32 2 $18.64
Geomag Kor Proteon Tzak Transformer - 40 Piece Creative Magnet Playset Toy - Swiss Made - Part of Geomag's World Famous Award Winning Product Line - Introductory Level - Ages 5 and Up • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99

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