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Mrs. G. from Bronx NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM-ing into Fun!

Help me give my students LCD writing tablets, LEGO Classic brick boxes, other building toys, as well as Play-Doh and more to explore in the classroom!

  • $350 goal

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My Students

As with every classroom, the students in my classroom have a range of abilities and interests. My students are eager second graders, who are excited to learn and explore. They are an inclusive group of both general education students and special education students who have a range of needs and learning styles. Each day, they come to school curious about what the day has in store for them.

They look forward to interacting socially with their peers, and are motivated by hands-on experiences that help develop their creativity and critical thinking skills!

By providing engaging hands on activities, my students are able to stay more focused and on task. STEM bins will give my students the opportunity to engage in more hands-on learning.

My Project

My students need more hands-on, STEM activities!

STEM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, is the key to our future.

Introducing students to STEM bins now will allow students to prepare for the future by allowing them to think inventively and imaginatively, learn to be problem solvers, and develop building skills using their creativity.

The items I am requesting such as pipe cleaners, straws, legos, Play-Doh, craft sticks, etc. will allow students to think "outside the box". These items will be placed in bins, and the students will be given task cards to create solutions to various real world problems. The students will be required to use their imaginations and their building materials to come up with a solution to the tasks. These exciting activities will require the students to think creatively, and encourage them to work in partnerships, teams or independently.

My second graders are visual and kinesthetic learners who love building, creating, and drawing. These STEM bins will be an exciting adventure in our classroom that all students will be able to use and enjoy.

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Mrs. G.
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LCD Writing Tablet, 8.5-Inch Writing Board Doodle Board, Electronic Doodle Pads Drawing Board Gift for Kids and Adults at Home,School and Office (Blue) • Amazon Business $13.88 3 $41.64
LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696 Building Toys for Creative Play; Kids Creative Kit (484 Pieces) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Recollections Photo Box & Craft Keeper (Multicolor) • Amazon Business $25.97 1 $25.97
IQ BUILDER | STEM Learning Toys | Creative Construction Engineering | Fun Educational Building Toy Set for Boys and Girls Ages 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Year Old | Best Toy Gift for Kids | Top Blocks Game Kit • Amazon Business $24.97 1 $24.97
1200 pcs Building Sticks Connect Stick Blocks Creative Educational Toys with a Plastic Storage Box Make up Different Shapes by Children and Parents • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Simply Genius (12 Pack) 4-in-1 Colored Pens Multicolor in One Ballpoint Pens Blue And Black Green Red Pens Retractable • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Play-Doh Party Bag Dough, 15 Count (assorted colors) • Amazon Business $8.36 2 $16.72
PLUS PLUS – Mini Maker Tube – 240 Piece Basic Color Mix – Construction Building Stem Toy, Interlocking Mini Puzzle Blocks for Kids • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Impresa Products 500 Piece Pack of Monkey String (Jumbo Pack) - Wiki / Wikki Bendable, Sticky Wax Yarn Stix / Sticks in Bulk - Perfect Toys for Home and Travel • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
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 $13.98 1 $13.98
Mainstay Standard Wooden Clothespins - 100-count • Amazon Business $9.50 1 $9.50
MOZOLAND Colored Craft Stick Natural Jumbo Wood Popsicle Sticks for DIY Crafts Creative Designs 100 PCS 6 Inches • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Caydo 324 Pieces Pipe Cleaners 27 Colors Chenille Stems for Christmas DIY Art Creative Crafts Decorations (6 mm x 12 Inch) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Kicko Emoji Sticker Sheets - Over 3,000 Stickers - 12 Packs Emoticon Sticker Assortment - Party Favors, Game Prizes, Novelty Toys, Wall Decals, Creative Scrapbooks, Arts and Crafts • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
MontoPack Bamboo Wooden Toothpicks |1000-Piece Large Wood Round Toothpicks in Clear Plastic Storage Box | Sturdy Safe Double Sided Party, Appetizer, Olive, Barbecue, Fruit, Teeth Cleaning Toothpicks. • Amazon Business $5.96 1 $5.96

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