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Mrs. Litvak from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Our Future One Lego at A Time!

My students need DUPLO and LEGO bricks and kits to explore engineering and use their creative skills.

  • $670 goal

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My Students

My classroom is a diverse inclusive classroom of low-income students aged 3 to 5. For most of my students, this is their first learning experience. All of our students receive free breakfast and lunch at school. We are located in the inner city of Pittsburgh and provide a free comprehensive program that is designed to nurture and support each child as we prepare them to transition to kindergarten.

My students are very interested in learning about letters, math social studies, engineering and science, and enjoy exploring with technology.

They are dreamers, thinkers, and questioners and love to discover new things about the world around them. Despite the challenges they face they come to school each day ready to work and play with smiles and positive attitudes.

My Project

My students need Lego and Duplo blocks in the building area to increase their language and vocabulary, fine motor skills, problem solving and positive peer interactions. Adding these items to our area will provide my students hands-on building materials for opportunities to build and construct, learn cause and effect, develop creativity and socialization.

The building center helps students with their fine motor skills, development of engineering skills, problem solving skills, as well as building on their language development and social skills.

My students will work on technology, engineering, art and math through hands-on explorations. Students can make predictions about their structures, and will use their creativity to design endless structures. Using Lego will allow my little ones opportunities to work with partners or small groups in positive peer interactions while learning to share materials, having back and forth conversations, engaging in dramatic play and peer collaborations. This project will encourage my students to be critical thinkers and develop an interest in engineering as well as showcasing their creativity with their LEGO creations.

Mrs. Litvak
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 20 students.

9 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tubes Experiment Set with Storage • LEGO Education $125.95 1 $125.95
Math Train • LEGO Education $104.95 1 $104.95
Multi Vehicles • LEGO Education $78.95 1 $78.95
World People Set • LEGO Education $57.95 1 $57.95
LEGO DUPLO My First Large Playground Brick Box 10864 Building Kit (71 Piece) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Lego Duplo My Town Preschool Ages 2-5 (39 Pieces) • Amazon Business $38.99 1 $38.99
LEGO Duplo My Town Family House 10835 Building Block Toys for Toddlers • Amazon Business $33.25 1 $33.25
LEGO DUPLO Town Airport 10871 Building Kit (29 Piece) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
LEGO DUPLO Town Truck & Tracked Excavator 10812, Best Gift for 1-4Year-Olds • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99

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