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Ms. Covin from Fort Worth TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books and Building...Creating a Lego Library

Help me give my students the tools and resources to exercise their creativity and problem-solving skills.

  • $586 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am so blessed to work on an incredibly diverse campus. My students come from all walks of life and each of them offers something unique and wonderful to our school community. Over half of my students reside in low-income situations. Our campus houses the school for the Hearing Impaired. We are also one of many bilingual schools in our school district. With that being said, we are so fortunate to have opportunities to celebrate a wealth of languages, cultures, similarities, and differences that make us the great campus that we are.

As the campus librarian, I take every opportunity I can to share great literature with my students and embed STEAM activities into my library program.

In my seven-year tenure at my school, I have seen my students' love of reading grow immensely. I am constantly seeking new ideas to keep this passion alive.

My Project

Studies show that hands-on learning is one of the keys to engaging students. Building with LEGOS can teach kids critical thinking skills without them even realizing they are learning. Building with LEGOS can spark creativity, develop critical thinking skills, and explore basic STEAM concepts, plus its just a lot of fun!

Following instructional books and manuals to assemble LEGOS provide children with opportunities to read, problem solving, think creatively, focus their attention to detail and explore ideas related to symmetry, balance, shape and size.

If funded, this project will allow me to provide my students with a special space in my library to read, explore, create, problem solve and design. Growing my library into a wonderful 21st century space filled with a variety of print and STEAM resources is my ultimate goal.

Ms. Covin
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lekebaby Classic Baseplates Building Base for Building Bricks 100% Compatible with Major Brands-Baseplate 10" x 10", Pack of 6 (Blue) • Amazon Business $16.99 4 $67.96
LEGO Classic Creative Building Box Set 10704 • Amazon Business $51.99 1 $51.99
LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box 10698 Build Your Own Creative Toys, Kids Building Kit (790 Pieces) • Amazon Business $45.99 1 $45.99
LEGO Classic Creative Fun 11005 Building Kit, New 2020 (900 Pieces) • Amazon Business $31.99 1 $31.99
Build It! Dinosaurs: Make Supercool Models with Your Favorite LEGOxae Parts (Brick Books) • Amazon Business $29.69 1 $29.69
LEGO Play Book: Ideas to Bring Your Bricks to Life • Amazon Business $13.93 2 $27.86
LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696 Building Toys for Creative Play; Kids Creative Kit (484 Pieces) • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Build It! Sea Life: Make Supercool Models with Your Favorite LEGOxae Parts (Brick Books) • Amazon Business $21.81 1 $21.81
365 Things to Do with LEGO Bricks: Lego Fun Every Day of the Year • Amazon Business $17.97 1 $17.97
Brick Animals: 40 Clever & Creative Ideas to Make from Classic LEGO (Brick Builds) • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
The Lego Ideas Book: Unlock Your Imagination • Amazon Business $13.79 1 $13.79
Awesome LEGO Creations with Bricks You Already Have: 50 New Robots, Dragons, Race Cars, Planes, Wild Animals and Other Exciting Projects to Build Imaginative Worlds • Amazon Business $13.43 1 $13.43
Build It! Race Cars: Make Supercool Models with Your Favorite LEGOxae Parts (Brick Books) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Build It! Volume 1: Make Supercool Models with Your LEGOxae Classic Set (Brick Books) • Amazon Business $12.84 1 $12.84
Build It! Robots: Make Supercool Models with Your Favorite LEGOxae Parts (Brick Books) • Amazon Business $12.83 1 $12.83
LEGO Animal Atlas: Discover the Animals of the World and Get Inspired to Build! • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Build It! Medieval World: Make Supercool Models with Your Favorite LEGOxae Parts (Brick Books) • Amazon Business $12.19 1 $12.19
Build It! Volume 3: Make Supercool Models with Your LEGOxae Classic Set (Brick Books) • Amazon Business $10.89 1 $10.89
LEGO Amazing Vehicles • Amazon Business $10.89 1 $10.89
LEGO Holiday Ideas: More than 50 Festive Builds • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49

Materials cost

$456.57

Vendor shipping charges

$3.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$497.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.78

Total project goal

$585.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$585.19

7 Donors

-$289.94

Donations toward project cost

-$250.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.99

match offer

-$289.95

Match offer toward project cost

-$246.46

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.49

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.30

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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