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Mrs. Bond from Roanoke VA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Thinking Outside the Box with STEM

My students need STEM activities in our classroom! My goal is to promote positive critical thinking in a non-threatening way. By incorporating these activities students can play and learn by thinking outside the box!

  • $414 goal

This project expired on December 17, 2018.

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My Students

My students are a diverse group of learners with kind hearts and eager minds! Currently my students consist of English language learners, special education learners, average learners, slow learners, and gifted learners.

My goal is to provide a diverse, safe, engaging and fun learning environment for my students.

It is important to provide many different learning styles to my students to enhance their learning skills and needs. I want to instill an excitement and love for learning in our classroom, that will allow for my students to expand their learning experiences and keep them engaged!

My Project

Providing my students with learning links, educational STEM building magnetic tiles and blocks, pattern blocks and animals will promote positive learning and engage students as they learn through play. This will allow for students to happily complete activities while learning and using their critical thinking skills.

My students can critically think by planning, building and constructing using these materials.

The set of animals will hone in on science skills taught throughout our curriculum of animal life cycles. Students will engage in sorting and classification, and analyze the different groups of animals.

During morning tub work time, students may choose to create words or nonsense word using the foam dice and expand those words into the silly sentences. The Sterilite containers will help our classroom stay organized and easily

Mrs. Bond
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 17 students.

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SmartMax Start+ • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99
ETI Toys | STEM Learning | Original 101 Piece Educational Construction Engineering Building Blocks Set for 3, 4 and 5+ Year Old Boys & Girls | Creative Fun Kit | Best Toy Gift for Kids Ages 3yr - 6yr • Amazon Business $35.99 1 $35.99
STERILITE 19628604 Medium Clip Box, Clear Blue Aquarium Latches, 4-Pack • Amazon Business $25.50 1 $25.50
Elongdi 130 Pieces - Magnetic Building Sticks Building Blocks Set, Magnet Educational Toys Magnetic Blocks Sticks Stacking Toys Set, Non-Toxic Building Toy 3D Puzzle with Storage Bag • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Skoolzy Rainbow Counting Bears with Matching Sorting Cups, Bear Counters and Dice Math Bears Game 70pc Set • Amazon Business $21.97 1 $21.97
Learning Resources Link 'N' Learn Links, Bucket of 500 • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
DreambuilderToy Magnetic Tiles Building blocks Toys by (40 PCS) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
VIAHART Brain Flakes 500 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set | A Creative and Educational Alternative to Building Blocks | Tested for Children's Safety | A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Creative Kids Flakes - 600 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set for Fun, Creative Building - Educational STEM Construction Toy for Boys & Girls - Non Toxic, Ages 3 & Up (tub colors may vary) • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
Magnetic Blocks STEM Educational Toys Magnet Building Block Tiles Set for Boys and Girls by Coodoo-24pcs • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
MECY STEM Toys Kids Educational Toys Building Blocks Building Column Sets Interlocking Soft Plastic for Preschool Kids Boys and Girls, Safe Material for Kids - 60 pieces with Storage Tub • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
MECY STEM Toys Kids Educational Toys Building Blocks Building Column Sets Interlocking Soft Plastic for Preschool Kids Boys and Girls, Safe Material for Kids - 60 pieces with Storage Tub • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
Teacher Created Resources (20633) Foam: Word Families Cubes • Amazon Business $10.16 1 $10.16
Teacher Created Resources (20633) Foam: Word Families Cubes • Amazon Business $10.16 1 $10.16
Learning Resources Plastic Pattern Blocks .5cm, Set of 100 • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
DK Games: Silly Sentences • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
DK Games: Silly Sentences • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Acmer 60 PCS different Mini Jungle Animals Toys Set,Realistic Wild Vinyl Pastic Animal Learning Party Favors Toys For Boys Girls Kids Toddlers Forest Small Animals Toys • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

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