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Mrs. Basile from Indianapolis IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM for Our Pre-K Friends

Help me give my students activities for our Pre-K friends to do in our STEM Lab.

  • $180 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students face a lot of challenges, not only academically, but personally and socially as well. They are original thinkers and enjoy hands-on learning and activities with movement.

Our public elementary school in Indianapolis faces the daily challenge of educating and motivating students that live well within the poverty level.

Our students are very active learners. They love when we have flexible seating options, STEM projects, and a choice of tasks within their daily routine. They work best in a flexible, yet structured, environment.

My Project

Our school has been blessed with a wonderful STEM Lab. My fourth grade students use the lab frequently, but we have noticed that most of the materials are more appropriate for grades 1 to 6. There isn't much for our Pre-K class to do in the lab other than free-building with Legos and K'nex. Please help me provide some activities and resources for our Pre-K teachers to use in the STEM Lab.

With your donation, the Pre-K teachers will receive some STEM activity books geared toward age-appropriate STEM investigations.

They will also receive some folders to help with organization of ideas, a bulletin board set to help explain the design process, and some mentor text materials to read aloud to their students. Our Pre-K friends will be excited to use the cool drill activity kit which will add to the building materials that are already in the lab. Thank you for your support!

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

This project will reach 25 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SuperScience STEM Instant Activities: Grades 1-3: 30 Hands-On Investigations With Anchor Texts and Videos • Amazon Business $33.99 1 $33.99
Better Office Products Poly 2 Pocket Folders Heavyweight, 36 Piece • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Kidtastic Building Board Drill Set (203 pcs) STEM Toys for 4 Years Old, Screw Puzzle Peg with Real Drill, Tinker Toys for Boys & Girls – Build, Tweak & Tinker – 3D Puzzle Toy & Toddler Peg Board Set • Amazon Business $25.19 1 $25.19
STEM Bulletin Board Set • Amazon Business $14.69 1 $14.69
StoryTime STEM: Nursery Rhymes: 10 Favorite Rhymes With Hands-On Investigations • Amazon Business $10.68 1 $10.68
Evan-Moor Smart Start STEM Grade Pre-K Activity Book Hands-on STEM Activities and Critical Thinking Skills • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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