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Ms. M. from Philadelphia PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

STEAM it Up in Art!

Help me give my students STEAM materials of Legos, magnets and a rug to sit on!

  • $423 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

"Every Child is an Artist" My students all want to be able to express themselves in the multiple ways that art allows. My students constantly want to learn new art methods and history.

Every Child Deserves Art!

My students come from all walks of life. We are a high poverty K-8 school in Philadelphia. My students have a passion for learning but have many obstacles to overcome both at home and in their neighborhood. Every day, we try to create an environment where they feel safe to explore their ideas and creativity. Part of creativity allows students to explore different mediums in art as well as 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional materials. STEAM allows students to use multiple curriculums in order to build and create using teamwork with others. Art is an excellent outlet for many of my students and really inspires students to be creative thinkers!

My Project

My students need more STEAM materials to add to our classroom so more students can enjoy these materials. My classroom is full of laughter and creativity. My students enjoy being able to build in various ways during our exploration days. Student imagination leads to incredible creativity.

My students will use these materials on a weekly basis.

Adding more materials to our room will allow for my students to be able to participate with their peers. Kindergarten will be able to use Legos in order to work together to build towns. Our magnetic building blocks will be used to create various activities. My students have competitions against each other to create cars, buildings, and other items. It is great to see students be able to take pride in what they are creating. New classroom rugs will be used to involve classroom reading and cross curricular activities!

Ms. M.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 400 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Brickyard Building Blocks Building Bricks - 1100 Pieces Toys Bulk Block Set with 154 Roof Pieces, 2 Free Brick Separators, and Reusable Storage Box, Compatible with All Major Brands • Amazon Business $29.95 4 $119.80
Fun Rugs Fun Time Crayons and Pencils Novelty Rug, 39 x 58 • Amazon Business $39.00 2 $78.00
Magnetic Blocks Kids Magnetic Toys Set 154 Pcs Creativity Educational Children's DIY Magnetic Tiles Set Construction Building Blocks with Wheels Party Gift for Kids (Instruction Guide Included) • Amazon Business $42.99 1 $42.99
Magnetic Building Blocks STEM Educational Toys Tiles Set for Boys & Girls丨Magnet Stacking Block Sets for Kid's Basic Skills Learning & Development Toys-Great Gifts 103PCS • Amazon Business $37.99 1 $37.99
DreambuilderToy 120 PCS Creative Magnetic Building Blocks Set, Magnetic Tiles STEM Preschool Educational Construction Kit(120 PC Set) • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
School Smart Latex Free Block Eraser - 1 1/2 In x 15/16 In x 3/8 In - Box of 40 - Pink • Amazon Business $10.31 1 $10.31

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