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Mrs. Huttner from Troy NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Knowledge with Lego's

My students need Lego's to help with their concrete learning. Lego's will help students with achieving the math standards, as well as, their motor, spatial and processing speeds.

  • $172 goal

This project expired on December 8, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a self-contained team, which consist of 30 students with various disabilities. Working with two other special education teachers, we deliver all four core content classes to the students at their ability levels. Individual abilities of our student's range from Pre-K to Grade 8.

The majority of our students learn kinesthetically and need objects, to manipulate the task, in order to process the content.

I would love to use Lego's, in math, to reach the many standards taught.

As teachers, we constantly strive to think "outside the box" when delivering instruction to our students. Using Lego math would be another way we would be able to accomplish this goal.

My Project

Using manipulatives is a great way to engage the students in their learning and get them to delve into their work. I chose the classic lego sets to help students with math concepts such as fractions, and equivalent fractions, multiplication, and division, addition, and subtraction, mean median, mode, and range, and arrays.

In addition to achieving the math standards, students can also work on real-world applications, spatial awareness, problem-solving, motor dexterity, and problem-solving skills.

Using Lego's in the classroom is a great way to expand abstract thinking and reach all learners to decrease the gap in their overall learning deficits.

Mrs. Huttner
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LEGO Classic Creative Builder Box 10703 (Exclusive) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696 • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
LEGO DUPLO Creative Play 6059074 Educational Toy • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
LEGO Classic Bricks and Gears 10712 Building Kit (244 Piece) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
[55 Pieces] Compatible Large Building Block Toys by Brickyard, For Children Ages 1.5-5, Fits DUPLO Blocks - Bulk Block Set • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95

Materials cost

$113.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$145.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.70

Total project goal

$171.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$171.32

2 Donors

-$171.32

Donations toward project cost

-$145.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.70

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$0.00

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