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Mrs. Shackelford from Conroe TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Supplies

My students need classroom supplies and items they can use for STEM projects.

  • $499 goal

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My Students

I have taught 5th grade through 8th grade Math, Science and Social Studies for 15 years. This year has been the most rewarding — 5th grade Science and Social Studies on a bilingual team. I love all of my students. They have so much going on in their young lives and needed another person to let them know they are cared for.

My students are from low-income homes and I need to take the burden of school supplies from our families so they can provide other necessities for their families.

I will also be providing STEM supplies to help their higher order thinking to help them with their future.

My Project

I teach in a low-income community. Last year I started to offer STEM projects and they were a huge success. I am hoping to help my students with supplies for the classroom and I want to give them many opportunities to challenge themselves with STEM activities. We need supplies -- popsicle sticks, pipe cleaners, and blocks -- and kits -- magnets, circuits, that will be used for morning work since they have about 30 minutes before school and for students who finish their work early. I hope to encourage more students to get involved with engineering and help them with science exploration and high-order thinking.

I want my students to be challenged to think outside of the box and use all of their brain power.

The other supplies -- pencils, erasers, markers and colored pencils -- will help alleviate the stress from the families and being able to get the needed supplies to go through school.

Mrs. Shackelford
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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 75 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 36 Pack • Amazon Business $17.00 4 $68.00
SmartLab Toys Smart Circuits Games & Gadgets Electronics Lab • Amazon Business $39.62 1 $39.62
Dowling Magnets Primary Colored Magnet Wands (24 Count) • Amazon Business $32.29 1 $32.29
Play Platoon Building Bricks - Regular Colors - 1,000 Pieces Classic Bricks - Compatible with all Major Brands • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Crayola Colored Pencil Bulk, 240 Count Classpack, 12 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $29.48 1 $29.48
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 gsm, “Brights” 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (99608) • Amazon Business $13.43 2 $26.86
Mini Cube, Puzzle Party Toy(18 Pack), Eco-friendly Material with Vivid Colors,Party favor School Supplies Puzzle Game Set for Boy Girl Kid Child, Magic Cube Goody Bag Filler Birthday Gift Giveaway • Amazon Business $10.98 2 $21.96
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #3 H Pencils, Box of 12, Yellow (13883) (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $18.51 1 $18.51
Building Bricks - 10" x 10" Stackable Baseplate - Variety 6 Pack (2 Green, 2 Blue, 2 Gray) Classic Baseplate Compatible with all Major Brands • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Peachy Keen Crafts 500 Pack Craft Pipe Cleaners - Children's Assorted Chenille Stems - 12 inches • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Invisible Tape, 1 Core, 3/4x1000, 12/PK, Clear (BSN32953) • Amazon Business $11.75 1 $11.75
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, Medium Point (0.7mm), Purple, 12 Count • Amazon Business $11.67 1 $11.67
4M Magnet Science Kit • Amazon Business $11.67 1 $11.67
Pendaflex File Folders, Letter Size, 8-1/2" x 11", Classic Manila, 1/3-Cut Tabs in Left, Right, Center Positions, 100 Per Box (65213) • Amazon Business $10.88 1 $10.88
Pony Beads Multi Color 9mm 1000 Pcs in Bag (3 Pack) • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
Refrigerator Magnets by MiTBA – Super Strong Heavy Duty Magnets for Photos, Lists, Calendars, Crafts and Much More! Set of 10 Round Whiteboard & Fridge Magnets with 1.5in Wide Clips. Get Magnetic! • Amazon Business $9.87 1 $9.87
Perfectware PW Craft Jumbo -500ct Jumbo Craft Sticks , 6" (Pack of 500) • Amazon Business $9.45 1 $9.45
United Scientific Supplies CMSET6 Floating Magnet Set • Amazon Business $6.87 1 $6.87
Transfer Pipette, 3.0ml, Graduated, Large Bulb, 155mm, Karter Scientific 206H3 - Pack 100 • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Paper Mate Arrowhead Pink Pearl Cap Erasers, 144 Count • Amazon Business $3.81 1 $3.81

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