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Mrs. Smith from Whittier CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Stem - Thinking Outside the Box

Help me give my students the stem items needed to explore, gain confidence, think outside the box and solve problems.

  • $598 goal

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My Students

My students are an eager group of kindergartners who come from various multicultural backgrounds.

My kindergarteners are creative, thoughtful and full of questions.

They absolutely love hands-on, music, singing and dancing and engaging projects and challenges that allow them to think outside the box. They come to school each day ready to learn new things in order to grow both personally and academically.

We are a California Distinguished School and our district is Common Core ready; however, we are in need of updated school supplies to support and education the 21st century student.

My Project

I envision my students using these stem items at stations in my classroom. Every student will be engaged, challenge one another, and be very productive. These stem items allow for hands-on projects. These manipulatives will be used daily and the students will be sharing with the class by using accountable talk to explain what strategies they used to create their projects.

These STEM Manipulatives will be used with various curriculum such as language arts, social studies, math, and science.

These Kindergarteners need a variety of tools to explore. What better way to increase learning while having fun at the same time.

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
CR124GR - Wobble Chair - 14" - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $52.99 2 $105.98
CR124BU - Wobble Chair - 14" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $52.99 2 $105.98
CR124RD - Wobble Chair - 14" - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $52.99 2 $105.98
Popular Playthings Playstix Deluxe Set (211 pieces) • Amazon Business $38.68 1 $38.68
Building Blocks Set for Preschool, Toddlers and Kids of All Ages STEM Educational Toy • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
AveryLu 500 PCS Building Toy Building Blocks Bars Different Shape Educational Construction Engineering Set 3D Puzzle, Interlocking Creative Connecting Kit, Building Construction Toys A Great STEM Toy • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
VIAHART Brain Flakes 500 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set | A Creative and Educational Alternative to Building Blocks | Tested for Children's Safety | A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
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 $13.99 1 $13.99

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