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Ms. Sokol from Arlington VA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM-ing New Learning In Kindergarten

Help me give my students STEM materials and storage to help them learn the fundamentals of STEM in Kindergarten!

  • $369 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

The kindergarten kids in my class are inquisitive, energetic, and hardworking scholars. My students are creative, thoughtful and full of questions. It's my goal to create an engaging, positive, and organized classroom environment that helps all students to thrive.

I teach math, science, reading, and social studies at a Title I school in Arlington, Virginia.

In our classroom we incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group work, project based learning, and flexible seating to ensure each students' needs are met!

My students are active learners, they are scientists, problem solvers, explorers, and creators. I am so lucky to be teaching this amazing group of students!

My Project

This project will open my students’ eyes to the way science, technology, engineering, and math can be engaging and relevant in their everyday life. I will create a STEM corner in my classroom and provide time during our day to engage students in hands-on learning about these fields.

This project will help my students gain skills in leadership, communication, teamwork, and gain hands on experience in the STEM field.

It will push students to be more creative and think outside the box. The Magna-tiles will help students to work as engineers to build a project in small groups and strengthen their communication, collaboration, and critical thinking skills. The flashcards will also be used daily by students to practice their math facts. Students will learn the need for giving precise instructions to their partners, and how to look at a project with the end goal in mind. The bins will help students to organize all of the STEM materials in our class.

This project will allow my students to gain teamwork skills they can use in all aspects of their life. Please support our students becoming the STEM leaders of tomorrow!

Ms. Sokol
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magna-Tiles(r) 32-Piece Clear Colors Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $49.46 1 $49.46
STEM Builder Series Build an Animal • Kaplan Early Learning Company $40.46 1 $40.46
Bingo Games (Set of 4) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $37.76 1 $37.76
IO Blocks(r) - 114 Piece Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $35.96 1 $35.96
Butterfly Life Cycle Specimen Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.96 1 $26.96
IO Blocks(r) - 76 Piece Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.46 1 $22.46
Manipulative Clip Box • Kaplan Early Learning Company $5.36 3 $16.08
32 Quart Storage Container • Kaplan Early Learning Company $14.36 1 $14.36
Addition and Subtraction Unknown Quantities Flashcards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.46 1 $13.46
Small Clip Box • Kaplan Early Learning Company $4.46 3 $13.38
15 Quart Storage Container • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.96 1 $8.96

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