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Ms. Craig from Durham NC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Bins to Build Engineers!

My students need STEM supplies to engage in hands on learning.

  • $343 goal

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My Students

I teach 2nd grade and my students are diverse from low economic homes. I currently teach a busy group of 20 second grade students. The majority of my children are far below grade level. These children come to school every day with very diverse needs. As their teacher and caregiver, it is my goal to ensure that my students are the most successful that they can be. In my room, we constantly look towards to future by considering ourselves the Penn State Class of 2033. Every little bit that you fund, a child gets closer to that goal.

My Project

Future engineers are built in my classroom! I have always had a strong passion for teaching and engaging kids in STEM learning. I want to continue this love in the upcoming year with STEM bins. These bins will contain items such as pipe cleaners, LEGOs, popsicle sticks, paper cups, and so much more! You name it, a kid can build with it. The STEM bins will include task cards, encouraging the students to design and build a box, a house, a toy, a tower, etc. Each bin will also include reflection sheets and question so our little engineers can think deeply about their creation and push their thinking.

STEM learning is crucial to engage learners who need to be creative and hands on.

With STEM bins, my students will be able to explore careers in science, engineering, art, architecture and more. These bins will give my students a chance to think outside of the box and create something unique.

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

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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 20 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Jack & Roo Mag Builders 104-Piece Magnetic Tiles with Storage Case, 100-Piece Magnetic Blocks Set and 4 Magnetic Car • Amazon Business $68.99 1 $68.99
Emraw organized pencil Box - Clear Multipurpose Utility Box, pencil box for girls and boys pencils box to store pens and pencils, durable Plastic box pencil box clear school art supplies (3-Pack) • Amazon Business $10.99 5 $54.95
Play Platoon Building Bricks - Regular Colors - 500 Pieces Classic Bricks - Compatible with All Major Brands • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Scotch General Purpose Masking Tape, 2020-24A-CP, 0.94-Inch by 60.1-Yards, 9 Rolls • Amazon Business $15.97 1 $15.97
Wikki Stix WIK804 Art and Craft , Assorted Package • Amazon Business $7.49 2 $14.98
Q-Tips Cotton Swabs, 500 Count, (Pack of 2) • Amazon Business $12.67 1 $12.67
MOLECOLE Coin Sized Dots, Self Adhesive 1040 Count 520 per Roll 0.78 inches (White) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
AmazonBasics Heavy Weight Ruled Index Cards, White, 3x5-Inch, 100-Count • Amazon Business $2.89 4 $11.56
300 Pcs Pipe Cleaners - Craft Supplies Chenille Stem by BellaBetty (6 mm x 12 Inch, Assorted Colors) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
BAZIC Natural Craft Sticks, Wood, 100 Per Pack, 2 pack Total 200 • Amazon Business $6.34 1 $6.34
Dixie Bath Cups - 3 oz - 100 ct (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $6.32 1 $6.32
Darice, 80 Piece, 5 ¾ inch, Jumbo Natural Finish Craft Sticks • Amazon Business $2.67 2 $5.34

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