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Ms. Rizzo from Newark NJ is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Becoming Engineers and Thinkers in a Pre-k Classroom

My students need a brick-building table and LEGOs to become engineers and builders.

  • $345 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher of a low income/high poverty school district my students are faced with several challenges in and out of the classroom. Despite these challenges my students teach me something new every day. They are the youngest in the building but are the most excited about being in school and learning.

These young scholars are energetic, curious, intelligent and very loving.

It is a privilege to work with today's youth and provide them with enrichment opportunities.

My students are mini inspirations to themselves and each other, even if they don't know it yet. They are the future president, teacher, musicians etc... because they are the FUTURE!

My Project

My students love to build and create things. The LEGO table and LEGO bricks will help them with their thinking skills and social skills in sharing and taking turns and building together.

Being able to create, think and cooperate are essential to being successful citizens as they grow and continue their education.

They may be young but their young minds are amazing in how they think and build and create in their learning and home activities.

The students love to build towers, castles and as we learn about other habitats they create those as well. It is a wonderful thing to see them so excited to create what is in their minds.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RR312 - Space-Saver Brick-Building Table • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
RA402 - Best-Buy Building Bricks - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.99 1 $99.99
RA926 - Building Brick People • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$258.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$292.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.68

Total project goal

$344.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$344.54

1 Donor

-$172.27

Donations toward project cost

-$172.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$141.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$120.59

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.28

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$30.40

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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