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Mrs. Zimmer from Richland MI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Starting a Makerspace

Help me give my students hands-on tools and technology to expand their learning by expressing creativity and using their imagination.

  • $263 goal

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My Students

I have 22 little first-grade students who are hardworking, caring, and eager to learn. We are one of many first-grade classes in our small but growing district.

We are always thinking of new ways to explore and be creative.

We love using technology and mixing it into our daily routines. We just can't get enough of hands on learning!

We are so excited at the thought of new technology in our classrooms and the possibilities of what we will be able to learn through exploration! I teach at a Title I school which means that many of my students qualify for free or reduced priced lunches.

My Project

These materials will help our first graders get started with experimenting in a makerspace, an area in which students can learn through creativity and exploration independently and collaboratively. All of these products can help the students explore parts of our curriculum and expand their learning creatively.

Our classroom will be able to experiment regularly and express creativity with hands on materials and technology.

Not only will students in the classroom be able to use these materials regularly but also students in the building, families and members of the community, as a public MakersNight will be held in the fall; in which these materials will be used at.

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
3Doodler Start Essentials 3D Pen Set For Kids with Free Refill Filament - STEM Toy For Boys & Girls, Age 6 & Up - Toy of The Year Award Winner • Amazon Business $34.99 2 $69.98
Learning Resources Code & Go Robot Mouse Activity Set, 83 Pieces • Amazon Business $39.98 1 $39.98
Large 800 Piece Straws Builders Construction Building Toy - Giant Pack with Special Connectors by Playlearn • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Constructables! Natural Pine Wood Building Planks, 150pcs. by Imagination Generation • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Squishy Circuits Lite Kit • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99

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