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Mrs. Mattison from Auburn WA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Blocks

Help me give my students blocks to work together to create new things!

  • $204 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Kindergarten is a fun, energetic learning environment. We are very busy learning, working, creating from the minute we walk in our door until we go home each day.

I have a very diverse classroom, and I love it.

My students are from a variety of backgrounds, I have students who have never attended school and don't speak English to students who have had three years of preschool. Some of my students come to kindergarten with little or no skills and some are already above grade level. One of my favorite challenges is finding fun and innovative ways of meeting the needs of children from various backgrounds. My school is more than 55% free and reduced price lunch, so many of these kids do not have access to books, technology or other learning tools at home. By adding these much-needed supplies to my classroom I am opening a whole new world to many of these students. Regardless of their background though, ALL of my students love school and love to learn.

My Project

Students will be able to use the blocks to create castles, cities, towers, and whatever else they can imagine! The blocks will help students problem solve, be creative and learn to work together.

Students love use their imaginations!

Since many of my students come from low-income families, they don't always have materials like this in their home. By giving students the opportunity to use and explore with these blocks it will give them a chance to try new things in an environment that allows them to learn from others and work together. They may also discover that they have a passion for building.

This is a great STEM item that can be used year after year with my students.

Mrs. Mattison
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA612 - Best-Buy Wooden Blocks - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.99 1 $129.99

Materials cost

$129.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.37

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$173.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.58

Total project goal

$203.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$203.89

2 Donors

-$136.67

Donations toward project cost

-$136.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$43.11

Match offer toward project cost

-$36.64

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.47

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$24.12

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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