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Mrs. Fortner from Dexter MO is requesting educational kits & games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Building

Help me give my students STEM toys to foster creativity, innovation, spacial relations, and divergent thinking.

  • $160 goal

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My Students

I teach in a Title I elementary school. Our students come from a variety of economic backgrounds. Over 60% of our students receive free and reduced lunch. My students come in each day eager to learn. We are respectful, responsible, and ready to learn. Each day they work hard to learn as much as they can. Most of my students had never been to any sort of preschool prior to starting kindergarten. Because of this, they do not have much experience with writing letters, numbers, or using technology.

My Project

STEM toys foster creative thinking as well as helping to develop hand-eye coordination and motor skills. My students will be able to work together to build using the STEM toys.

These STEM toys will foster cooperative work, motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and creativity.

The best part is, they will think they are just playing and having fun!

Our toy selection in our classroom is limited and very old. Most of our Legos are broken. These new STEM toys will allow my students to have something new and exciting to play with during inside recess or at the end of the day.

Mrs. Fortner
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
MICHLEY Builder Sets for Kids 150-Piece Builders Blocks, Classic • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Bristle Blocks by Battat The Official Bristle Blocks 112Piece Creativity Building Toys Dexterity Fine Motricity Bpa Free 2 Years + • Amazon Business $15.50 1 $15.50
EMIDO Building Blocks Kids Educational Toys STEM Toys Building Discs Sets Interlocking Solid Plastic for Preschool Kids Boys and Girls, Safe Material for Kids - 120 Pieces with Storage Bag • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
RAINBOW TOYFROG Star Flex Create Puzzle-STEM Toys-Brain Building Toy for Kids Educational Alternative to Building Blocks-Safe Kids Material • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
Kiddokids 400 Pcs Straw Constructor STEM Building Construction Toys for Kid Year Old Christmas Gift • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
KuToi Rainbow Snow Flakes 300 Discs | STEM Educational Brain Building Toy | Interlocking Plastic Construction Connect Set | Promotes Fine Motor Skills Development - Therapy Tools • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
POKONBOY 800 PCS Stem Toys Building Blocks for Toddlers, Educational Construction Engineering Set 3D Puzzle Interlocking Creative Building Toys for 3 4 5 6 Year Old Boys and Girls Christmas • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95

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