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Mrs. Mendez from Roanoke TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Stories One Brick at a Time

Help me give my students a way to improve their creative writing skills while working on social skills though play.

  • $530 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My student's are very caring and compassionate. We are working on developing their character to build a well rounded student. We look at the whole child, not just the academic side of things. Our focus is on developing the whole child.

One area we sometimes struggle with is writing and social problem solving.

Problem solving in social situations is one area we want to improve upon. This can be accomplished through teaching students how to solve problems with others. Play is a great way to share this with students.

My Project

Many times students are faced with the challenge of not being able to think about topics to write about. In many cases students need something concrete to help get them started. Students use the LEGO Blocks to build a scene and then take a picture to include in a writing piece. The creativity really shows through.

This also supports the growth and development of the students social skills.

Through play, students learn how to interact with one another, share materials, and compromise. These are all skills they need help with. We are seeing more and more students today come to school without skills on how to work with others, how to take turns, and how to solve those problems that may occur when working with others. This is a life skill they need.

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Community Starter Set • LEGO Education $209.95 1 $209.95
Creative LEGO Brick Set • LEGO Education $62.95 3 $188.85

Materials cost

$398.80

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$449.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.37

Total project goal

$529.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$529.15

1 Donor

-$529.15

Donations toward project cost

-$449.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$79.37

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$0.00

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