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Mrs. Trudel from Seattle WA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Challenges in a Pandemic!

Help me give my students supplies to engage in one STEM engineering challenge each week, including cups, plates, tape, string, and more!

  • $318 goal

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My Students

I teach second grade to a dynamic group of learners in Washington state. Our school has a STEM focus, which is woven through all subjects, to ensure students are accessing the curricula in the most meaningful ways possible. The neighborhood we teach in represents a variety of cultures/families, all of whom are represented in our classrooms. We have students who speak multiple languages and who have varying levels of financial need.

Excitement is the name of the game in our classroom!

Whether we are learning about poetic forms, the life cycle of the Brassica plant, or how to read with grit, the students in my classes are excited to soak up all they can.

My Project

We just received news that the school will start remotely in our school district. While we are working hard to determine schedules and activities to meet students and families face to face, I already miss being able to engage in hands-on activities with my class during the first several weeks of school.

I would love to put together a STEM supply pack for students to complete a STEM engineering activity each week.

The pack would include tape, paper plates, cups, paper clips, and more - I will present one STEM challenge each week for students to complete, present, and share! Examples include building bridges, towers, boats, and more!

Mrs. Trudel
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 25 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lichamp Masking Tape 10 Pack General Purpose Beige White Color, 0.75 inch x 55 Yards x 10 Rolls (550 Total Yards), for Painting, Home, Office, School Stationery, Arts, Crafts etc. (3004) • Amazon Business $12.79 3 $38.37
Elmer's Liquid School Glue, Washable, 7.625 Ounces, 6 Count - Great for Making Slime - E308NR • Amazon Business $8.94 4 $35.76
Assorted Spice Drops 5LB Bag (Bulk) • Amazon Business $16.48 2 $32.96
GIFTEXPRESS Pack of 6, Jeweltones Color Ruler, 12 Inches • Amazon Business $5.99 4 $23.96
Dixie Everyday Paper Plates,10 1/16" Plate, Amazon Exclusive, Dinner Size Printed Disposable Plates, (5 Pack of 44 Plates), 220 Count • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
200M (218 Yard) 12-Ply Cotton Twine String,Cooking Kitchen Twine String Craft String Baker Twine for Tying Homemade Meat,Making Sausage,DIY Craft and Gardening Applications (Natural White) • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Serve Clean No Touch Toothpicks, 5000 Count • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Caydo 324 Pieces Pipe Cleaners 27 Colors Chenille Stems for DIY Art Creative Crafts Decorations (6 mm x 12 Inch) • Amazon Business $6.95 2 $13.90
AmazonBasics 26543 Assorted Size and Color Rubber Bands, 0.5 lb. • Amazon Business $5.49 2 $10.98
Officemate Giant Paper Clips, Pack of 10 Boxes of 100 Clips Each (1,000 Clips Total) (99914) • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98

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