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Mrs. Coker from Marion IN is requesting supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM to Provide Future Creators & Problem Solvers

My students need materials to begin investigating, engineering, and creating their ideas to focus on critical thinking skills.

  • $409 goal

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My Students

Every day when my students walk through our classroom door they get welcomed to a refreshing environment where they can feel safe, empowered, and explore. Not all of my students have homes where they get the opportunity to explore and learn through investigation.

At my school, 96% of the population qualify for free and reduced lunch.

My kiddos love to get hands on when they learn. In math, we use manipulatives and the more hands on they are they more they can visualize and enjoy learning.

My Project

I want to provide more opportunities for my students to investigate through implementing STEM projects. STEM activities provide engaging and memorable experiences for my students. The magnet materials I have included are beneficial as they will find it interesting to read about and then they will have the opportunity to explore. We have completed one STEM project this year so far.

Their excitement as they worked together, investigated and created made me realize how beneficial these activities are.

My students were very encouraging to one another as they experimented. The cart will allow there to be a home for all of our STEM materials. Through having materials such as cups, plates, different types of paper, tapes, sticks and PlayDoh my students will be able to build and compare how different materials make a difference in their creations. I plan on doing Fairy Tale Stem projects on a weekly basis. One example comes from "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" where my students will have to create a sturdier chair for Goldilocks.

Creating and investigating experiences allow my students to enjoy learning new information as they practice problem-solving.

Mrs. Coker
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Finnhomy 15-Drawer Plastic Portable Mobile Organizer Rainbow, Multi Purpose Utility Double Rolling Storage Cart, Bright Chrome Metal Frame and Multi Color Drawer Studio Trolley • Amazon Business $125.99 1 $125.99
Scotch Home and Office Masking Tape, 1-Inch x 55 Yards, 6 Rolls (3437-6-MP) • Amazon Business $17.58 1 $17.58
Perfect Stix Wooden Craft/Ice Cream Sticks, 4-1/2" Length (Box of 1000) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Edukit Jumbo Pack Of 360 Pipe Cleaners/Chenille Stems 12 inch x 6 mm - 14 Colors - Inc. Fluorescent Colours • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Learning Resources Horseshoe Magnet Set • Amazon Business $12.39 1 $12.39
Bazic Fluorescent Colored Duct Tape, Assorted Colors, Pack of 6, 1.89-inch x 10 Yard • Amazon Business $10.78 1 $10.78
Art Wall 2506-126 100-Piece Tissue Paper, 20 x 26-Inch, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Perfect Stix Paper Plate 6-300 6" Paper Plates White (Pack of 300) • Amazon Business $10.17 1 $10.17
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
Magnets and more 24 piece set by toysmith • Amazon Business $8.45 1 $8.45
Play-Doh Case of Colors, Pack of 10 • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Hefty Everyday Plastic Party Cups (Assorted Colors, 16 Ounce, 100 Count) • Amazon Business $7.79 1 $7.79
A World of Deals Best Quality Standard Size White Cupcake Paper - Baking Cup - 1 Pack Cup Liners 500 Pcs • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Hanamal Colored Disposable Flexible Drinking Straws (450pcs) • Amazon Business $7.28 1 $7.28
7.5" Black Sip Swizzle Straw Count 1000 • Amazon Business $6.28 1 $6.28
Oxford Ruled Index Cards, 3" x 5", White, 100/Pack (31) • Amazon Business $0.89 7 $6.23
A Look at Magnets (Science Builders) • Amazon Business $6.13 1 $6.13
Hanamal Bamboo Wooden Toothpicks 2 packs of 500 pcs = 1000 pcs • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Officemate Silver Binder Clips, Assorted Sizes, 30/Tub (31021) • Amazon Business $5.84 1 $5.84
Melitta Basket Coffee Filters, 200 ct • Amazon Business $5.55 1 $5.55
What Magnets Can Do (Rookie Read-About Science) • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
Norpro 942 Cotton Twine • Amazon Business $4.71 1 $4.71
Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper, 9-Inches by 12-Inches, 50-Count, Assorted (103031) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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