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Mrs. Fulghum from Maize KS is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Take Charge With STEM!

Help me give my students an opportunity to become hands on learners and take charge of their learning!

  • $828 goal

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My Students

In my first grade classroom, I have 25 energetic six and seven year old learners. My students crave hands-on opportunities where they can take charge of their own learning. They thrive when they can be uniquely creative and discover new ways to explore. During our 80 minute cooperative learning center rotations, students are able to experience this learning style. My hope for all my students would be to have them think outside the box while working as a team.

My students need a daily opportunity to take charge of their own learning.

Providing my students with as many hands-on learning opportunities that challenge their unique creativity encourages them to become a life-long learner.

My Project

The STEM bins and the Plus Plus blocks will encourage opportunities for students to freely think and turn ordinary objects into extraordinary creations! The tools in each STEM bin will have students practice skills in problem solving, engineering, geometry, and visual arts to name a few. Kids are also able to use the STEM bins and Plus Plus blocks to build fine motor skills which is essential when learning basic writing skills. For example students can take Popsicle sticks and turn them into rocket ships or the Eiffel Tower.

STEM bins and Plus Plus blocks will allow my students to think inventively and imaginatively while creating fun learning opportunities.

I want my students to take charge of their learning and seek out new passions through using these tools. Thank you for considering how your donation can improve and enhance my students' learning opportunities.

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16 donors16 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
hand2mind STEM Bins Kit by Brooke Brown for Kids (Set of 16) - 23 Different Manipulatives, 8 Challenge Yourself Cards, 8 Writing Prompt Cards, and Teacher Guide • Amazon Business $269.99 1 $269.99
PLUS PLUS - Open Play Set - 3,600 Piece in Storage Tub - Basic, Neon and Pastel Mix with 12 Baseplates - Construction Building STEM | STEAM Toy, Interlocking Mini Puzzle Blocks for Kids • Amazon Business $199.99 1 $199.99
PLUS PLUS BIG - Open Play Set - 600 Piece in Storage Tub- Basic Color Mix, Construction Building Stem Toy, Interlocking Large Puzzle Blocks for Toddlers and Preschool • Amazon Business $149.99 1 $149.99

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