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Ms. Johnson from Henrico VA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Materials Making Future Engineers and Mathematicians!

My students need hands-on math and science items to make learning more meaningful. These STEM kits will introduce students to the engineering world.

  • $580 goal

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My Students

My school is a Title I School in a public district facing many needs and challenges every day. However, our "Pioneer Spirit" is alive - we work hard to stay ahead of the changing educational demands of our communities, students, and families. Our students come from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds. In my school building, most students receive free or reduced breakfast and lunch. Despite our many challenges, every student I have encountered in the community has a special spirit about them.

My students are inspiring, loving, curious, and ready to do their best.

I am excited to give them the tools and knowledge they need to succeed in our classroom and beyond!

My Project

Students will be working in an environment that allows flexibility and creativity while promoting problem solving skills. They will build, construct, imagine, design, problem solve, collaborate, and create during a Maker Space time. It will also boost fine motor skills while promoting reasoning and problem solving as children create. We need our elementary students ready for the future. To do that, they need to have practical, real-world opportunities with engineering, mathematics, and problem-solving.

These materials will allow my students the opportunity to use their imagination and creativity while supporting STEM activities by sorting, counting, creating, designing, and sharing.

The ETA Hand 2 Mind STEM kit will give all students the opportunity to learn about the world of STEM in a variety of hands on activities. Children need to be exposed to a variety of resources at a young age so they realize all of the possibilities that STEM has to offer!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 22 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ETA hand2mind STEM Bins by Brooke Brown, Comprehensive Kit • Amazon Business $249.95 1 $249.95
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 $24.77 2 $49.54
ETI Toys | STEM Learning | Original 101 Piece Educational Construction Engineering Building Blocks Set for 3, 4 and 5+ Year Old Boys & Girls | Creative Fun Kit | Best Toy Gift for Kids Ages 3yr - 6yr • Amazon Business $35.99 1 $35.99
LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696 • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Engino Discovering STEM Structures Constructions & Bridges Construction Kit • Amazon Business $25.37 1 $25.37
Crayola Color Chemistry Set for Kids, Steam/Stem Activities, Gift for Ages 7, 8, 9, 10 • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
STEM Learning Toys | Creative Construction Engineering | Original 200 Piece Educational Building Blocks Set for Boys and Girls Ages 3 4 5 6 7 8 Year Old | Creative Game Kit | Best Toy Gift for Kids • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
ETA hand2mind Ten-Frame Foam Dice and Activity Guide (Set of 12) • Amazon Business $18.61 1 $18.61

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