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Ms. C. from Kokomo IN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Activities for First Graders

Help me give my students building and engineering activities to build skills and interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and use their imagination to create designs!

  • $496 goal

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My Students

For the 2019-2020 school year, I will be moving to 1st grade! I am looking to make this school year very creative for my kiddos. Many of my kiddos come from low income households. The kiddos that will be joining me love to do hands-on activities! They want to be engaged in what they are doing. They love to explore, build, question, and create. These families are unable to provide experiences. So by donating to this project, you will help me provide for them!

My Project

When a student walks into a classroom in the morning, they know they will have a job to do. With your help, that job will be to grab a STEM bin, head to an area around the room, and work on creating something great! Having a wide variety of items will allow students to experience ways to design using different objects. On Monday, a student might choose the Straw Connector set and build a walk through archway. On Tuesday, that same student might choose The Egg to dig to find out what fun animal he might discover. Students will have free choice every morning!

By donating to this project, you will help to ENCOURAGE students to explore, imagine, and create!

These tools will also help to allow students to work together as teams. Working on social skills such as saying please and thank you, working together, and sharing.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PowerClix(r) Frames - Natural • Kaplan Early Learning Company $89.96 1 $89.96
IO Blocks(r) Tabletop Play Set - 128 Piece Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $71.96 1 $71.96
Dig a Dozen Safari Animals Kit - Break Open 12 Unique Wild Animal Eggs and Discover 12 Cute Animals with Learning Cards - Easter Archaeology Science STEM Gift • Amazon Business $17.99 3 $53.97
Grippies(r) - 30 Piece Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $53.96 1 $53.96
Magic Nuudles Constuction Set (548 Pieces) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $35.96 1 $35.96
Straw Constructor STEM Building Toys 300 pcs-Colorful Interlocking Plastic Enginnering Toys- Fun- Educational- Safe for Kids- Develops Motor Skills-Construction Blocks- Best Gift for Boys and Girls … • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
MICHLEY Building Blocks, Classic Construction Toy for Kids, 100 pcs Builder Bricks Preschool Building Sets for Children • Amazon Business $16.24 1 $16.24
PANTHEON Circuit Kit with Lighted Bricks Magnets 59 Different Projects in 1, Best STEM Educational Gift for Boys and Girls Ages 6 - 14, Science Experiment Kit w Electronic Blocks, Circuits for Kids • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
PLUS PLUS - Construction Building Toy, Open Play Tube - 240 Piece - Neon Mix • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
VIAHART Brain Flakes 500 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set | A Creative and Educational Alternative to Building Blocks | Tested for Children's Safety | A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98

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