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Ms. Hutchins from Crozet VA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Mobile STEM Maker Space

Help me give my students a STEM cart with tools to make whatever projects they can imagine and dream up!

  • $341 goal

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My Students

I have 22 eager and excited third-grade​ learners in my classroom. They come to school ready to learn and willing to work hard. Over 30% of the students in our school qualify for free and reduced-price lunch.

As a school, we encourage students to engage fully with the curriculum by offering maker opportunities and projects.

Our classroom is also focused on exploring the third-grade curriculum through Project Based Learning units.

I love teaching and giving my students a chance to work with tools they might not have access to at home. Students truly enjoy building and making with their hands. The sky is the limit when it comes to what they are capable of creating!

My Project

I am requesting a cart with drawers for student use and storage of tools. The drawers will also be used to store consumable building supplies and unfinished projects. The tools I am requesting are tools that are safe for students to use as well as tools that they don’t already have access to in our classroom.

Students will use the tools to create their projects as well as participate in PBL units.

Since we meet bi-weekly with Book Buddies and monthly with STEM Buddies additional students in multiple grade levels will have access to the Mobile Maker Cart as well.

Ms. Hutchins
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
VonHaus Black 15 Drawer Organizer Cart with Rolling Wheels Multi-Purpose Utility Trolley for Home, Office, Art, Crafts and Beauty Storage • Amazon Business $74.96 1 $74.96
CARL Angel-5 Pencil Sharpener, Red • Amazon Business $15.97 2 $31.94
Cordless Mini Glue Gun, TopElek Upgraded Hot Glue Gun with 12 Glue Stick, on-Off Switch and Integrated 3.6 V Lithium-Ion Battery for DIY Arts, Craft, Home, School, Office Repair(Yellow) • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Heavy Duty 1/4 inch Standard Hole Punch – The Crop-A-Dile Power Punch with 2 inch Reach by We R Memory Keepers. Punch Through Paper, Chipboard, Thin Tin, Leather, Plastic, and Fabric • Amazon Business $16.45 1 $16.45
TEKTON 30508 Wood Handle Rubber Mallet Set, 3-Piece • Amazon Business $15.41 1 $15.41
Makedo Cardboard Construction Toolkit, Includes 30 Kid-Friendly Reusable Tools, Perfect for Classroom STEM, STEAM Learning and at-Home Play for Kids Age 4+ • Amazon Business $15.00 1 $15.00
Canary Dan Chan Double Sided Stainless Steel Blade Cardboard Cutter (3) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Mini Hot Glue Gun Sticks (Huge Bulk Pack of 200) 4" and 0.27 Diameter - Compatible with Most Glue Guns • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Where's My Tape Measure? - 3 Pack of 10 ft, Locking, Retractable Auto-Wind Measuring Tapes with Fractions. Accurate, Easy to Read & EASY TO FIND! • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Mira Handcrafts 40 Assorted Colors Acrylic Yarn Skeins with 7 E-Books - Perfect for Any Knitting and Crochet Mini Project • Amazon Business $12.97 1 $12.97
Blulu 200 Pieces Plastic Sewing Needles Safety Lacing Needles for Kids Crochet Darning Sewing Handmade Crafts, 2 Sizes, Assorted Colors (2.8 Inches and 3.5 Inches Length) • Amazon Business $9.69 1 $9.69
Clipco Paper Fasteners Large 1-Inch Brass Plated (100-Pack) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95

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