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Mrs. Curulla from Bay City MI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Stations Enhance Online Technology

Help me give my students the chance to create, build, and engineer their ideas using Legos, K'nex, and Play-doh before they transfer their ideas to programs on the computer.

  • $577 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach nearly 400 students in grades K through 5 in Michigan. The students and staff work hard at striving for excellence each and everyday no matter what experiences may have happened to them before they entered school. Our students often struggle for basic needs and structure as our building is nearly 100 percent Title 1 population. They are bright, creative students who love to explore and learn by using the Internet, reading books, and while using their hands to create. I am blessed to be their media teacher and am responsible for teaching library skills as well as technology standards. I feel in my first two years in this position students have had wonderful experiences learning and creating projects using computers. Also, my students have experienced and can identify many genres of books. I would like to extend their hands-on experiences by incorporating learning stations into their media visits. You can help fund the needed materials for these stations such as STEM kits, building blocks, Play-Doh, and Legos. Through participation in these learning stations, my students can aquire the cooperation, critical thinking, and social skills they need for life.

My Project

When my students visit the media center they read and listen to exceptional stories and explore a wide variety of online websites and resources. They also use technology tools on computers and iPads to create projects and assignments.

You can help add a layer of learning to my media classes by funding our media center with Legos, K'nex, Magnetic Tiles, and Playdoh.

Hands on learning stations will be possible with these items and students will then have a springboard for creative ideas to transfer to writing, drawing, and coding programs we use online.

Please help my students to reach this goal of learning stations where they can collaborate, communicate, and create.

Mrs. Curulla
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box 10698 Build Your Own Creative Toys, Kids Building Kit (790 Pieces) • Amazon Business $47.99 2 $95.98
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 36-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 3-Ounce Cans (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
Crayola Erasable Colored Pencils, School Supplies, 12 Pack of 12Count • Amazon Business $43.91 1 $43.91
K'NEX Imagine - Click & Construct Value Building Set - 522Piece - 35 Models - Engineering Educational Toy Building Set • Amazon Business $21.00 2 $42.00
Snap Circuits Classic SC-300 Electronics Exploration Kit | Over 300 Projects | Full Color Project Manual | 60+ Snap Circuits Parts | STEM Educational Toy for Kids 8+ • Amazon Business $41.99 1 $41.99
Strictly Briks Classic Baseplates 6" x 6" Building Brick Baseplates 100% Compatible with All Major Brands | Base Plates for Building Towers, Tables, and More! | 24 Baseplates in 24 Fun Colors • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Build It! Volume 1: Make Supercool Models with Your LEGO® Classic Set (Brick Books) • Amazon Business $12.87 2 $25.74
idoot Magnetic Blocks Building Set for Kids, Magnetic Tiles Educational Building Construction Toys for Boys & Girls with Storage Bag - 56Pcs • Amazon Business $25.49 1 $25.49
Creative Kids Flakes - 600 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set for Fun, Creative Building - Educational STEM Construction Toy for Boys & Girls - Non Toxic, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Straw Constructor STEM Building Toys 300 pcs-Colorful Interlocking Plastic Enginnering Toys- Fun- Educational- Safe for Kids- Develops Motor Skills-Construction Blocks- Best Gift for Boys and Girls … • Amazon Business $19.09 1 $19.09
dreambuilderToy Classic Building Base Plates 32x32 pegs or 10" x 10" Baseplate - Compatible with All Major Brands (6PC) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Ludos 30 Pc Play Dough Tools Set with 5 Tubs of Clay Dough| Math and Numbers Early Learning & Educational Toy for Kids and Toddlers | Playdough Tools Accessories Kit with Molds, Rolling Pin & Cutters • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Carykon Set of 11 PCS Smart Dough Tools Kit with Models and Molds, Dough Extruders • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
Build It! Things That Go: Make Supercool Models with Your Favorite LEGO® Parts (Brick Books) • Amazon Business $10.87 1 $10.87

Materials cost

$453.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$490.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.49

Total project goal

$576.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$576.59

4 Donors

-$389.00

Donations toward project cost

-$330.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.35

match offer

-$187.59

Match offer toward project cost

-$159.45

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.14

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$0.00

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