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Ms. General-Mendez from Brooklyn NY is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Brick by Brick and Stick by Stick!

My students need materials to build with. Legos, K'nex and Fiddlestix are hands on building sets that will inspire creativity.

  • $216 goal

This project expired on April 7, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students in my classroom love to build. We have a small set of Legos and students always want to be in the building center during choice time.

My students are 32 amazing first graders.

Many of my students are English Language Learners. In our busy classroom we encourage learning through hands on experiences. My students love to create and build and these materials will help foster that love.

My Project

The students in my class will use the Legos, K'Nex and Fiddlestix to create anything that they can imagine such as a castle far away or a bakery down the street. We study community in first grade and students can create a map of our local neighborhood or the amazing skyscrapers we are lucky to experience living in New York.

"If you can dream it you can do it!" -Walt Disney Your donation will improve my classroom and change my students' lives for the better because they are the hands on materials that students can use to open their imagination and help gain confidence in being able to create and build what they imagine.

Ms. General-Mendez
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lego Duplo Bricks Set • Quill.com $67.99 1 $67.99
Kid K'NEX Construction Set, Group Set • Quill.com $46.74 1 $46.74
Fabulous Fiddlestix 104-Piece Set • Quill.com $36.54 1 $36.54

Materials cost

$151.27

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.27

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$183.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.39

Total project goal

$215.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$215.93

1 Donor

-$51.50

Donations toward project cost

-$51.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Matching donations from our partners

-$155.34

Match offers toward project cost

-$132.04

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.30

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.09

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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