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Ms. Gibson from Troy NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Step Up with STEAM!

My students need organization carts and a variety of materials for STEAM projects.

  • $550 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Describing my students isn't an easy task. Many would say that they are inspirational, creative and hard-working. They are all unique, unique in their interests, their learning, their abilities and so much more. What they all have in common is their desire to learn each day despite difficulties that they encounter.

Our classroom is amazing because we understand that everyone learns at their own pace.

As the teacher, I pride myself on making sure my students are always engaged, motivated and inspired to create their own learning.

My Project

In today's science and math classrooms students are faced with many new standards - including those that put their creativity, perseverance, and cooperations skills to the test.

My students need materials like straws, tape, string, play-doh, staples, magnets, pipe cleaners, and carts to organize our new "Hack Labs" - where students will practice engineering skills using science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.

Incorporating these skills will make learning more fun and engaging, and will provide students opportunities to use knowledge and skills in ways that are relevant and applicable to the real world, just like they would if they were working on science or engineering projects in a future career.

Ms. Gibson
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Finnhomy 15Drawer Rolling Cart Organizer,Storage Cart with Drawers, Utility Cart for School, Office, Home, Beauty Salon Storage, Semi-transparent White • Amazon Business $79.99 2 $159.98
Swingline Stapler, Optima 25, 25 Sheets, Reduced Effort, Full Size, Blue/Gray (66404) • Amazon Business $9.88 4 $39.52
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 36-Pack Case of Colors (Amazon Exclusive), Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 3-Ounce Cans • Amazon Business $22.00 1 $22.00
Surebonder GM-160 Mini High Temperature Glue Gun, 10-watt • Amazon Business $4.60 4 $18.40
Scotch Magic Invisible Tape, 3/4 x 1000 Inches, Boxed, 12 Rolls (810K12) • Amazon Business $18.00 1 $18.00
Aluminum Foil – 2-Pack of 200 Square Foot Roll - 12 Inch Silver Paper Wrap - Chemical & Toxin-Free Food Wrapping Paper - Safe for Grill - (400 Sq. Feet) • Amazon Business $16.98 1 $16.98
Ktrio Mini Desktop Tape Dispenser for 1/2 or 3/4in Scotch Magic Tape, Staples Invisible Tape Sparco Invisible Tape BSN Non-slip Size 4.1x1.7x1.7 Inch 2 Pack Black • Amazon Business $7.85 2 $15.70
Small Multi-Use Refrigerator Magnets for Refrigerator, Science, Crafts - Tiny Round Disc, Sliver, 12MM x 3MM - Approximately 1/2" x 1/8", 25 Pcs • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
LotFancy Playing Cards, Poker Size Standard Index, 12 Decks of Cards (6 Blue and 6 Red) by, for Blackjack, Euchre • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
300 Pcs Pipe Cleaners - Craft Supplies Chenille Stem by BellaBetty (6 mm x 12 Inch, Assorted Colors) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
3pk 1" x 60yd STIKK Blue Painters Tape 14 Day Clean Release Trim Edge Finishing Masking Tape (.94 IN 24MM) (3 Pack) • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
Surebonder DT-25 Made in the USA All Purpose Stik Mini Glue Sticks-All Temperature-Clear-5/16 D, 4 L Glue Stick-25 sticks per Bag (3) • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
Darice 3-in-1 Pliers with Cutter, Round Nose, 5", Pink • Amazon Business $9.36 1 $9.36
Mead 3 x 5-Inch Index Cards, Ruled, 100 Count, White (63350) Pack Of 6 • Amazon Business $9.20 1 $9.20
Bag of Balloons - 72 ct. Assorted Color Latex Balloons • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Standard Size White Cupcake Paper/Baking Cup/Cup Liners, Pack of 500 • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Crystalware, Plastic Stirrer, Coffee and Cocktail Straws, 5 Inch Stir Sticks, 1000/Box, Assorted Neon Colors • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Pack of 450 Disposable Plastic Straight Straws, Assorted Colors, Striped 9" Long • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Mini Kraft Paper Bags 100 per pack • Amazon Business $6.78 1 $6.78
AmazonBasics #6 3/4 Security-Tinted Envelope, Peel & Seal, 100-Pack • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
OOK 50160 16 Gauge, 25ft Copper Hobby Wire (1) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Darice Polyester Kite String, 500-Yard • Amazon Business $5.77 1 $5.77
Kendall/Covidien Prepping Cotton Ball, 500 Count • Amazon Business $4.76 1 $4.76
Praxxis Pro 26/6 Standard Staples, Silver, 5000 Count (CS26/6-SB5000) • Amazon Business $4.65 1 $4.65
Diane Cotton Swabs 375 Pack • Amazon Business $2.47 1 $2.47
Melitta Basket Coffee Filters, Jr. White,, 200 Count • Amazon Business $0.44 1 $0.44

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