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Mrs. McGinnis from Olathe KS is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Brick by Brick We Create

Help me give my students a LEGO wall to show their creativity and engineering skills!

  • $488 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students at my elementary school are a special group of kids. The school community is close knit and feels like a family. Staff members truly feel like the students are their children and care deeply for each one of them.

As the Library Media Specialist, I am lucky enough to work with each of them.

I get the opportunity to teach all of the students each week and see their smiling faces and excitement for learning. There are many interests and learning styles among the students. It is my goal to create a Library Media Center that meets all of the needs and interests of the students.

My Project

Please help me build a LEGO wall in my elementary Library Media Center. Students learn 21st Century Skills in the library. We focus on the 4 C’s. Students learn and implement them in the library. With the LEGO wall they will be able to use critical thinking by problem solving, paying attention to detail, and incorporating math skills while building on the wall. Communication will also be practiced when working with others. Their communication might be social, but can also be used to work together and talk through their ideas as well as listen to others. Students will collaborate with their peers while constructing the Legos. They will have to plan and create together. The LEGO wall will allow them to let their creativity shine. They can use the different varieties of Legos to make their ideas come to life. The LEGO wall will provide the students a chance to use and practice the 4 C’s in the Library Media Center.

Mrs. McGinnis
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Peel-and-Stick Baseplates - 10 Inch x 10 Inch Baseplate - Green 4 Pack Compatible with All Major Brands • Amazon Business $20.99 13 $272.87
EP EXERCISE N PLAY Large Pack Regular Colors 1000 Pieces Building Bricks Toy Compatible with All Major Brands • Amazon Business $23.69 2 $47.38
TK31477190T Beige Tan 10 oz. Construction Adhesive 7 days Curing Time 1 EA • Grainger $4.15 4 $16.60
TK31477192T Hex Washer Slotted Concrete Screw 316 Dia. x 1-34 Steel Blue Climaseal Fastener Finish • Grainger $11.66 1 $11.66
TK31477191T Caulk Gun Smooth Rod Steel 10 oz. Hex Smooth Rod • Grainger $5.31 1 $5.31

Materials cost

$353.82

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$24.94

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$414.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.07

Total project goal

$487.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$487.14

12 Donors

-$382.14

Donations toward project cost

-$324.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.32

match offer

-$105.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$89.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.75

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$0.00

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