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Mrs. Simmons from Tulsa OK is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Create Understanding Through Play!

Help me give my students a set of blocks that allow us to build grand structures.

  • $370 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from diverse backgrounds and ethnicities. They are eager to learn and excel at all that I throw at them. I am implementing a Reggio inspired atmosphere in my classroom with cozy learning spaces.

We use as many things found in nature to create, investigate and launch new learning ideas.

My students are 6-7 years old and look at the world with curiosity and wonder. We love to dive into big questions and find solutions. We are learners!

My Project

When children create things like bridges, train tracks and communities they see themselves as part of this world. I would like to give my students this opportunity. A block center brings to life the job of an architect, the layout of a city, what components of a community are important and where the school fits in.

I would like to us these blocks for math, science, literacy and collaborative work.

First graders need to work hands on for learning to be relevant and impactful. How can we understand the magnificent structure of the Eiffel Tower if we cannot try to recreate our own?

Mrs. Simmons
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters 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
FF253 - Ramps & Balls Exploration Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00

Materials cost

$258.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.11

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$313.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.41

Total project goal

$369.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$369.39

4 Donors

-$195.00

Donations toward project cost

-$165.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.25

match offer

-$174.39

Match offer toward project cost

-$148.23

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.16

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$0.00

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