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Mrs. Maynor from Hope Mills NC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Bins for Creative Thinkers

Help me give my students the opportunity to get hands on STEM learning in the classroom which will help further them in science, technology, engineering, and math!

  • $300 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a fun-loving group of 7-8 year olds who love to learn. I have the pleasure of teaching them for two years in a row (last year for first grade and this year for second grade). They come in each morning excited to be at school, to see their friends, and to learn together. My students come from a wide variety of family types, but they know our class is also a family who will support, love, and encourage them to be their very best.

My Project

My students need STEM Bins (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) to develop their critical intellectual skills.

With STEM bins in our classroom, my students can increase their problem-solving, team building, communication, and creative thinking skills.

Students will be able to think outside the box and work in groups to collaborate daily. I will set up a schedule for students to get both free exploration time and challenge problems to solve with the bins each week. The STEM Bin materials I am asking for, like brain flakes, magnetic tiles, and building block bars, will help the students collaborate to produce creative projects over and over again.

Mrs. Maynor
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CMS MAGNETICS 156 PC Magic Magnetic Building Sets - Magnetic Brain Building Toys for Kids and Adults - Magnet Toy for All Ages • Amazon Business $26.43 1 $26.43
Magnetic Building Blocks for Kids – Creatone Advanced 112 PCS Ultra Strong 3D Set – Creativity, Imagination, Concentration, Hand-to-Eye and Motor Skills Stimulating and Developing Magnet Tiles • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Creative Kids Flakes – 1400 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set for Safe, Fun, Creative Building – Educational STEM Construction Toy for Boys & Girls - Non Toxic – Ages 3 and Up • Amazon Business $24.97 1 $24.97
HapiSimi Interlocking Building Blocks Kids STEM Educational Toys - 250 Piece Mega Set of Plastic Interlocking Discs for Preschool, Toddler and School Boys and Girls - Creative & Development Toy • Amazon Business $23.95 1 $23.95
LEO & FRIENDS 120 Pieces Wooden Construction Building Blocks Set for Kids-Building Planks Set for Boys and Girls • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
PLUS PLUS - Construction Building Toy, Open Play Set - 300 Piece - Basic Color Mix • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
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
EMIDO 480 Pcs Building Toy Building Blocks Bars Different Shape Educational Construction Engineering Set 3D Puzzle , Interlocking Creative Connecting Kit, A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Better crafts 6 Inch Jumbo Craft Sticks in Bright Colors - 500 Pack • Amazon Business $15.89 1 $15.89
1000 Pieces Adhesive (500 Pair Sets) 0.59in Diameter Sticky Back Coins Hook & Loop Self Adhesive Dots Tapes Magic Sticky Dots 15mm White (15mm D White) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$205.18

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.08

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$254.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.87

Total project goal

$299.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$299.13

7 Donors

-$277.07

Donations toward project cost

-$254.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.81

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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