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Mrs. Desroches from Belchertown MA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Learning With Little Hands

Help me give my students the STEM manipulatives they need to acquire the math and science skills required to be successful in their school career.

  • $436 goal

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My Students

I have begun a new kindergarten position in a new school district this year. My students are enthusiastic and eager to learn through all different kinds of modalities and experiences. I have been working diligently to prepare an environment that promotes learning through hands-on experiences.

My goal is to make learning fun and interactive so children will gain knowledge through experiences.

Providing my students with a variety of tools to help them learn in more than one way will improve their comprehension of skills.

My Project

The materials I chose for this project will enhance my students' understanding of math and science. The Rekenrek math counting frames allow children to visually learn number sense, addition, and subtraction in a more meaningful way. When introducing three-dimensional shapes, the Geometric Shapes Building Set will help children solidify their understanding of both 2D and 3D shapes, allowing them to articulate differences in these concepts.

Using a hands-on approach to math and science education helps students develop motor skills and improve their basic understanding of these topics.

The creative color cubes will develop a child's spatial awareness and expand their ability to follow instructions.

Mrs. Desroches
Grades PreK-2

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
FAT BRAIN TOYS Squigz Jumbo 75 Piece Set with Storage Bag - Exclusive Combo Suction Toy Building Set - BPA-Free • Amazon Business $64.96 1 $64.96
hand2mind 20-Bead Mini Wood Rekenrek, Math Counting Frames (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $9.95 6 $59.70
PLUS PLUS - Construction Building Toy, Open Play Tube - 240 Piece - Basic Color Mix • Amazon Business $14.99 3 $44.97
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 $17.98 2 $35.96
Learning Resources Geometric Shapes Building Set • Amazon Business $30.17 1 $30.17
Learning Resources Creative Color Cubes, Fine Motor Skills, Counting Skills, Basic Math, 100 Piece, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Learning Resources Stem Simple Machines Activity Set, 19 Pieces • Amazon Business $18.59 1 $18.59
Learning Resources Hands-On Soft Color Cubes, Set of 102, Assorted Colors, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $17.38 1 $17.38
LiKee Wooden Pattern Blocks Animals Jigsaw Puzzle Sorting and Stacking Games Montessori Educational Toys for Toddlers Kids Boys Girls Age 3+ Years Old (36 Shape Pieces& 60 Design Cards in Iron Box) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Learning Resources Mini Motor Math Activity Set - Includes Counting, Pattern, Addition and Subtraction Activities, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $14.69 1 $14.69
Learning Advantage Pattern Block Cards - Set of 20 Double-Sided Cards - Early Geometry for Kids - Teach Creativity, Sequencing and Patterning • Amazon Business $13.05 1 $13.05

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