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Ms. Breuhl from Baton Rouge LA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Makerspaces Making a Difference!

My students need the Makedo Cardboard Construction Toolset and other tinkering tools and materials to interact in our classroom's new Makerspace!

  • $589 goal

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My Students

I teach Pre-K at a Title I school in Louisiana, my students are 4 years old and many of them are experiencing school for the first time! I love that my students are so enthusiastic about school and learning new things.

In this classroom we use play as the vehicle for learning.

The students love center time! This is where we do our best learning. We build social and emotional skills, use our brains to think critically, and our hands to create!

Developmentally appropriate Pre-K needs hands-on learning, so we need materials! Many students do not have much experience with true play-based learning, as most children do not play with manipulatives and tinkering toys at home. My students are ready to expand their knowledge with new materials and experiences.

My Project

Our school recently received some AMAZING news! We are becoming a STEM Magnet Elementary Program based in Creative Sciences and Arts in the 2018-2019 school year! I cannot wait to bring these experiences into my Pre-K classroom! I would love to set up a Makerspace based on tinkering, making, and engineering. A Makerspace is meant to encourage thinking processes and actions that scientists and engineers use!

The classroom environment is the third teacher!

If students are to learn how to think like scientists and engineers, their environment needs to stimulate these skills. Many of these students will just be beginning their educational journey, and need to experience the newest methods and materials in a hands-on way!

The Makedo Cardboard Construction Toolset and other tinkering tools and materials will allow the students to interact in our classroom's new Makerspace! These child friendly tools and screws will help students to learn the basics in taking things apart and putting them together in multiple ways. This project also requests many other tools and materials helpful in tinkering and engineering projects. When working on their projects, students can create things with their own hands using planning, problem solving, and evaluating outcomes. The more children practice these skills, the more secure they will feel when applying them during other STEM experiences!

Ms. Breuhl
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
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
We R Memory Keepers Heavy Duty 1/4 inch Standard Hole Punch – The Crop-A-Dile Power Punch with 2 inch Reach by Punch Through Paper, Chipboard, Thin Tin, Leather, Plastic, and Fabric • Amazon Business $16.43 4 $65.72
AmazonBasics Bamboo Expandable Kitchen Utensils Drawer Organizer • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
OXO Good Grips POP Square 0.3-Quart Storage Container (Set of 4) • Amazon Business $31.96 1 $31.96
Surebonder CS-15VC Super Low Temperature Cool Shot Assorted Color Mini Glue Stick, 4-Inch x .27-Inch, 15 sticks • Amazon Business $6.21 4 $24.84
Colored Masking Tape Kids Craft Set | 6-PACK 1 Inch x 60 Yard Rolls | Multi Colored Variety Kit - Assorted Color Coded & Fun DIY Art Supplies- Kids Toddlers ages 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10 12 n years old • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
Surebonder CS15 CoolShot Low Temp Glue Sticks, 4", 15 per Pack (FPRCS15) • Amazon Business $2.79 7 $19.53
Klever Innovations KCJ-1Y Safety Cutter, Advanced Plastic Polymers, 4-5/8”, Yellow (Pack of 10) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Pengxiaomei 500 Pcs Mini Brads, Metal Brad Paper Fastener for Scrapbooking Craft, Random Colors • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Surebonder KD160F Surebonder Ultra Low Temp Glue Gun (FPRKD160F) • Amazon Business $6.97 2 $13.94
Pipe Cleaners 400 Pieces Includes Fiber and Glitter Chenille Stems and Pompoms Assorted Colors for DIY Craft Projects Wedding Party Holiday Decoration by LnBirch • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
500 Pieces Paper Fasteners Brass Plated Scrapbooking Brads Round Metal Brads with Storage Box for Crafts Making DIY, Gold and Silver • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

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