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Ms. Harris from Salt Lake City UT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Bricks to STEM!

Help me give my students rolling storage carts and building bricks for a creative and fun addition to our MakerSpace!

  • $189 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a Title I elementary (K-6) school where the majority of our 540 students are from low income families. In addition, approximately 95% of our students are English Language Learners (ELL). Our school also has refugee housing within our boundaries which has resulted in about 30 different languages being spoken and providing us with a kaleidoscope of cultures to enjoy.

Many of our students have never had the opportunity to use any technology, and there are so many "aha" moments for them, and us, to enjoy.

My Project

My school has decided to devote an unused classroom to a makerspace that all grades K-6 will utilize. As one component, we are building a huge LEGO brick wall, measuring 80" x 80" where students can develop and practice engineering, math and logic skills using the requested building bricks.

Being a Title I school, we don't have the resources to buy the multitude of building bricks needed to really make this area productive as well as fun.

With this wall they will also learn to work cooperatively and collaboratively. The rolling storage carts are necessary to easily organize, sort and store the bricks.

Ms. Harris
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Building Bricks 1020 Pieces Set, 1000 Basic Building Blocks in 17 Fun Shapes includes Wheels, Door, Window, Bulk Block with Storage Box, Handle and Base Plate, Compatible Block Construction Toys • Amazon Business $34.29 2 $68.58
Mind Reader Rolling Storage Cart and Organizer with 4 Plastic Drawers • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98

Materials cost

$128.56

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$160.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.32

Total project goal

$188.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$188.81

2 Donors

-$114.40

Donations toward project cost

-$97.24

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.16

match offer

-$74.41

Match offer toward project cost

-$63.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.16

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$0.00

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