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Mrs. Matkins from San Ramon CA is requesting educational kits & games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building and Reading

Help me give my students the opportunity to create and learn with Magna-Tiles and Legos and expand their imagination with new books.

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My Project

My students are a creative group of kids. They love to express their creativity and use their imaginations as they build with Legos and Magna-Tiles.

My students can use legos to show arrays in math and work with the distributive property.

Legos are also a great hands-on tool for our fraction unit. Students can represent a whole with different Lego colors and then write fractions that represent the different colors of Legos in the whole.

Magna-Tiles would allow my students to build structures during our different science units and STEM units. Both Legos and Magna-Tiles engage students in a visual and kinesthetic experience with different areas of the 3rd grade curriculum.

Mrs. Matkins
Grades 3-5

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magna-Tiles 100-Piece Clear Colors Set, The Original Magnetic Building Tiles For Creative Open-Ended Play, Educational Toys For Children Ages 3 Years + • Amazon Business $125.37 1 $125.37
LEGO Classic 10717 Bricks Bricks Bricks 1500 Piece Set - Encourages Creativity in all Ages - Ideal for Creators of all Ages - Brick Separator Included • Amazon Business $103.95 1 $103.95
LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box 10698 Build Your Own Creative Toys, Kids Building Kit (790 Pieces), Multicolor • Amazon Business $43.00 1 $43.00
Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
Mercy Watson • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Mercy Watson • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Mercy Watson to the Rescue • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Mercy Watson Fights Crime • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Keena Ford and the Second-Grade Mix-Up • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Andy Shane, Hero At Last • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
The Tricky Tooth • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
No More Teasing • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Boss of the World • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Katie's Lucky Birthday • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Goodbye to Goldie • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Pedro the Ninja • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Pedro's Tricky Tower • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34

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