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Mrs. Jermann from Boise ID is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Think, Innovate, Prototype, and Research with STEM Bins!

Help me give my students STEM Bin materials so they may explore, ask questions, and discuss their findings.

  • $987 goal

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My Students

Our school is a high performing Title I School with a diverse population of students! As a Title I school, over 60% of our students qualify for free or reduced lunch.

Our school is uniquely equipped to meet the needs of all students.

Our special programs make it possible for all student to be successful. We are an English Language Magnet. Currently, we service English Learners from all over the world. Many of those students are refugees from countries in crisis. We also have multiple programs service our students in Special Education, including Positive Behavior Supports (PBI) that supports students with behavioral challenges.

My Project

Integrating STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) into elementary classrooms is a great way to encourage kids to problem solve, collaborate, create, test ideas, and build with their hands.

Elementary school, a time when kids are naturally curious, is the perfect time to introduce STEM to students.

By using simple items like LEGO bricks, play dough, pattern blocks, toothpicks, and Dixie cups, students will be able to think, innovate, prototype, and research.

The materials in these STEM bins will allow students to become inventors. They will build structures while being in engaged in creative and complex tasks, all while having a good time.

Mrs. Jermann
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Emraw Utility Storage Box - Bright Color Multi Purpose Pencil Box for School Supplies Durable Plastic Pencil Box, Small Plastic Pencil Case, Mini Organizer Storage Box (Random 4-Pack) • Amazon Business $12.99 10 $129.90
ETA hand2mind Blue Plastic Base Ten Blocks, 161-Piece Starter Set • Amazon Business $34.95 2 $69.90
Learning Resources LER0287 Doublesix Dominoes In Bucket • Amazon Business $27.99 2 $55.98
LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696 • Amazon Business $27.99 2 $55.98
Juvale Small Wooden Craft Cubes - Unfinished Natural Wood / Mini Wooden Art Craft Stacking Cubes Blocks - 50 Pack -1 Inch, 2.54 Centimeter • Amazon Business $12.99 4 $51.96
Unifix Cubes Box of 500 - Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $49.98 1 $49.98
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 24-Pack Case of Colors (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $20.99 2 $41.98
Whitmor Hanging Shoe Shelves - 30 Section - Closet Organizer • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
DreambuilderToy Magnetic Tiles Building blocks Toys by (40 PCS) • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
Learning Resources Plastic Pattern Blocks (Set of 250) • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
Learning Resources 5-Inch Double-Sided Assorted Geoboard, Set of 6 • Amazon Business $14.10 2 $28.20
US Toy 1 Dozen Foam Balls,colors may very • Amazon Business $6.05 4 $24.20
Plastic Shot Glasses - 150-Pack 2.5 Oz Disposable Party Cups, Mini Shooter Glasses for BBQ, Frat, College Graduation Parties, Tailgate Parties, Red - 2 x 2 x 2 Inches • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
Jenga Classic Game • Amazon Business $10.26 2 $20.52
Blue Panda Pack of 250 Play Coin Set - Includes Half-Dollar, Quarter, Dime, Nickel, Penny Fake Plastic Coins - Pretend Money - Great Teaching Tool, Prop, Kids Toy, 0.98 inches in Diameter • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
500 Piece Pack of Monkey String (Jumbo Pack) - Wax Yarn Toy • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Sticky Back Coins Clear Dots Hook and Loop Self Adhesive Dot Tapes 3/4" Diameter 1000pcs(500 Pair) - White • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
Oxford Blank Index Cards, 3" x 5", White, 1,000 Cards (10 Packs of 100) (30) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
300 Pcs Pipe Cleaners - Craft Supplies Chenille Stem by BellaBetty (6 mm x 12 Inch, Assorted Colors) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
2000 pieces of bulk plastic rainbow opaque mixed color pony beads handmade jewelry beads • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Loew-Cornell Simply Art Wood Jumbo Craft Sticks 300 ct. • Amazon Business $8.66 1 $8.66
Rhode Island Novelty 097138619297 Jumping Frogs (50 Piece), 144 Count • Amazon Business $5.70 1 $5.70

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