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Mrs. Bell from Higginsville MO is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Tools

Help me give my students hands-on activities, such as Snap Circuits, to learn about science, math, technology, and engineering!

  • $499 goal

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My Students

Our school has a 52% free and reduced lunch rate and many receive backsnacks (a program through Harvesters) to take snacks home each weekend to eat. Having these opportunities at school to learn are invaluable for these students. Most of our students would never have this type of opportunity if it were not given to them at school.

They tend to thrive when put into a problem solving situation.

The hands-on approach gives them the tools needed to become those problem solvers.

My Project

Students will use these hands-on materials such as Bloxels, Kano Computer Kit, Q-BA-Maze, snap circuits, coding games, and paper circuit supplies during our seminar Genius Hour or during free time when they come to the library. These materials are intriguing to kids and interesting. Having these materials gets kids interested to learn more and possibly pursue a career in an area that they may not otherwise know much about. The library provides an open space to learn and the resources to get more information on what they are interested in. I hope to inspire students to learn about things that they may think are too hard or complicated for them in a way that is fun and hands-on.

Mrs. Bell
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kano Computer Kit – Make a computer, learn to code (2017 Edition) • Amazon Business $149.99 1 $149.99
Bloxels Build Your Own Video Game • Amazon Business $21.89 3 $65.67
MindWare Q-BA-Maze 2.0 Lights: (Deluxe Set) • Amazon Business $61.99 1 $61.99
ThinkFun Circuit Maze Electric Current Logic Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls Age 8 and Up - Toy of the Year Finalist, Teaches Players about Circuitry through Fun Gameplay • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Selizo 4 Pack Copper Foil Tape with Conductive Adhesive for EMI Shielding, Slug Repellent, Paper Circuits, Electrical Repairs, Grounding • Amazon Business $8.99 3 $26.97
Snap Circuits Snapino - Making Coding A Snap | Snap Circuits & Arduino Compatible | Perfect Introduction to Arduino Coding | Great STEM Product • Amazon Business $26.89 1 $26.89
ThinkFun Code Master Programming Logic Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls Age 8 and Up – Teaches Programming Skills Through Fun Gameplay • Amazon Business $16.64 1 $16.64
ThinkFun Clue Master Logic Game and STEM Toy - Teaches Critical Thinking Skills Through Fun Gameplay • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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