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Mrs. Pruett from Elm Mott TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM in the Classroom: The World of Connected Play!

My students need resources like Legos, Magnet Blocks, Maze Builders and other hands-on activities for engagement instead of worksheets during morning routines.

  • $385 goal

This project expired on July 11, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are dedicated, unique and kind, so it is my goal to give them every opportunity that I can to make them successful. I want to instill in them a love of learning that they can take with them when they leave my classroom. With the STEM bins, it proves that the students are capable of anything they put their mind to. I want to be able to provide them with hands on told to inspire their creativity in different ways.

My Project

My students work extremely hard throughout the day. However, I have noticed their lack of social and teamwork skills are affecting their relationships at school.

Using STEM bins as morning tubs will offer a safe, play-based opportunity for students to collaborate, explore, create, and communicate.

Resources such as Legos, Magna-Tiles and Interlox will teach them teamwork and engineering skills. Having access to such materials will give them the opportunity to let their creativity show by manipulating the resources to build anything they can dream up.

Having these STEM bins in the morning will help get their minds working and in the right mindset for learning. It also will be much more engaging than the typical morning work in the form of a worksheet.

Mrs. Pruett
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magz-Bricks 120 piece Magnetic Building Set Offered Exclussively by Magz • Amazon Business $63.00 1 $63.00
Sterilite 19658604 Deep Clip Box, Clear with Blue Aquarium Latches, 4-Pack • Amazon Business $28.25 2 $56.50
Magnet Build Deluxe 100 Piece 3D Magnetic Tile Building Set Extra Strong Magnets and Super Durable Tiles, Educational, Creative, Assorted Shapes and Vibrant Bright Colors • Amazon Business $47.99 1 $47.99
LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696 • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Magz-Bricks 40 Magnetic Building Set • Amazon Business $27.00 1 $27.00
130 Pieces - Magnetic Building Sticks Building Blocks Set, Elongdi Educational Toys Magnetic Blocks Sticks Stacking Toys Set, Non-Toxic Building Toy 3D Puzzle with Storage Bag • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
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
VIAHART Brain Flakes 500 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set | A Creative and Educational Alternative to Building Blocks | Tested for Children's Safety | A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
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 $12.98 1 $12.98
LEGO Classic Green Baseplate Supplement • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39

Materials cost

$292.82

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$327.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.74

Total project goal

$384.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$384.95

1 Donor

-$384.95

Donations toward project cost

-$327.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.74

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$0.00

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