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Ms. Johnson from Odessa TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creative Hands-On Learning

My students need LEGO bricks, plank sets, tangrams, and Genius blocks to build, create, and innovate.

  • $575 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students learn best when they learn hands on! When students can build and create, THAT is when learning comes to life.

My goal is to incorporate STEM learning into my classroom.

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. According to a variety of websites, STEM learning turns students into critical thinkers, increases science/math literacy, and creates the next generation of innovators!

Compared to other countries, the US has math and science scores that are behind! I would love to have space in my classroom where students are free to build, invent, and create. I believe with a building section in my classroom, that we can change these scores! Let's get away from worksheets and move towards STEM-based learning.

Help me create an amazing hands-on learning section on my classroom!

My Project

Incorporating STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) in the classroom will turn students into critical learners. STEM learning involved hands-on learning experiences for the students that they will not get from a worksheet.

Our students learn best when they are engaged and they are building with their peers.

It is our job as teachers to foster our students' creativity and innovative skills that they will need for the future, in the classroom! With items like building blocks, LEGO bricks, magnetic blocks, and more, students are able to go outside of the lines to create things like pyramids, robots, and other structures. After creating a structure my goal is to incorporate math and science. For example, after creating a pyramid, students can measure them and find the area and perimeter. Now that is how learning should be done!

Ms. Johnson
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Creative LEGO Brick Set • LEGO Education $62.95 2 $125.90
KEVA Maple: 400 Plank Set • AKJ Education $116.76 1 $116.76
100 Piece Essentials Value Set • AKJ Education $35.99 2 $71.98
Genius Blocks • AKJ Education $18.21 3 $54.63
Tangrams Plus • AKJ Education $10.94 4 $43.76
Bridges Amazing Structures to Design, Build & Test • AKJ Education $9.45 2 $18.90
Building a House With Lego • AKJ Education $4.62 1 $4.62

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