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Ms. Stuart from Woodhaven NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Stories for STEAM!

My students need read aloud stories so that they can complete hands-on STEAM projects.

  • $604 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are always eager to learn. Many are students who speak anywhere from no English to a good understanding of English, and usually speak another language primarily. The children are so eager to learn. They pair up quickly to help those who need it.

The neighborhood is economically and culturally diverse but some families are at a financial and social disadvantage.

My students do not have many opportunities outside the classroom and love learning through hands-on projects during science. We are developing a computer science and STEM program in our school and inviting our parents as well in part with the CS4ALL initiative.

I know coding, stem and engineering is the future for our children and I would love to give them the advantage.

My Project

The students need some structure around their hands-on STEAM projects. I believe that basing their challenge around a story will help them not only visualize and connect, but help with ELA, writing and math as well. Students will develop social and team building skills while working to solve problems and create something amazing.

What Do You Do With A Box?, Big Pumpkins, Balloons Over Broadway, I Wish To Be A Christmas Tree and so many more are books we wish to include in our curriculum.

With catchy titles like this we are sure to peak their curiosity - after all wouldn't you like to be a Christmas Tree?

Ms. Stuart
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Polar Express 30th anniversary edition • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
Perfect Square • Amazon Business $16.75 1 $16.75
You Think It's Easy Being the Tooth Fairy? • Amazon Business $15.19 1 $15.19
If I Built a House • Amazon Business $14.77 1 $14.77
When a Dragon Moves In • Amazon Business $14.38 1 $14.38
Toasting Marshmallows: Camping Poems • Amazon Business $14.32 1 $14.32
We're All Wonders • Amazon Business $14.24 1 $14.24
Life on Mars • Amazon Business $13.66 1 $13.66
I Wanna New Room • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
The Most Magnificent Thing • Amazon Business $13.56 1 $13.56
What To Do With a Box • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
The Kissing Hand (The Kissing Hand Series) • Amazon Business $13.25 1 $13.25
Tops & Bottoms (Caldecott Honor Book) • Amazon Business $13.12 1 $13.12
Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla • Amazon Business $12.64 1 $12.64
The Day the Crayons Quit • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
A Wish to Be a Christmas Tree • Amazon Business $11.66 1 $11.66
The Giving Tree • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
The Easter Egg • Amazon Business $11.35 1 $11.35
Press Here • Amazon Business $10.76 1 $10.76
First the Egg (Caldecott Honor Book and Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book (Awards)) • Amazon Business $10.75 1 $10.75
Leaf Man • Amazon Business $10.21 1 $10.21
The Recess Queen • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
If You Take a Mouse to School • Amazon Business $9.78 1 $9.78
Balloons over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade (Bank Street College of Education Flora Stieglitz Straus Award (Awards)) • Amazon Business $9.77 1 $9.77
Gingerbread Christmas • Amazon Business $9.01 1 $9.01
Tacky and the Winter Games (Tacky the Penguin) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Groundhog Day! • Amazon Business $7.18 1 $7.18
Sunflower House • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
My Friend Rabbit: A Picture Book • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Tacky the Penguin • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Big Pumpkin • Amazon Business $6.88 1 $6.88
If I Were President • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
The Bee Tree • Amazon Business $6.55 1 $6.55
Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Thunder Cake • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Snowballs (Rise and Shine) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Tornadoes! • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Snowflake Bentley • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
Where the Wild Things Are • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
Compost Stew: An A to Z Recipe for the Earth • Amazon Business $6.09 1 $6.09
Stargazers • Amazon Business $6.07 1 $6.07
Day It Rained Hearts • Amazon Business $5.76 1 $5.76
Room on the Broom • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Animals in Winter (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science) • Amazon Business $4.54 1 $4.54
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs • Amazon Business $4.39 1 $4.39
The Story of Ferdinand • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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