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Ms. McGettigan from Philadelphia PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Duplos for Blooming Engineers

Help me give my students Duplos to introduce them to the world of STEAM. With these amazing materials we will become engineers.

  • $501 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is a bright and active group of five and six-year-old children. They love to create and tell stories. They love to read and be read to. They are quickly learning to work together, which is a vital skill in our world. My children work in small groups and independently throughout the day. This helps them learn to focus and improve self-control issues. Small group activities that let us get up and move help our ADHD tendencies stay under control. We need real reasons to move and stretch.

We grow in all areas by practicing and playing together.

Writing throughout the day in science, social studies, math, and even in art helps us in so many ways. We get noisy, but we learn so much together. We need supplies to grow as readers, writers, and illustrators. We need to show the colors of our ideas. We need ways to be active and help us learn to control our ADHD tendencies. There is so much to learn.

My Project

STEAM is a vital trend to enhance all learning in ways that connect multiple subjects at once. In Kindergarten, we will use these materials to build and will journal our projects. We will connect Art by illustrating our structures. We will label what and who we work with.

Duplos are terrific resources.

The sets requested will allow us to activate our creations and include people and animals to our projects. The colors are inviting. The math concepts of equality, balance and patterns will be practiced and easily learned. The strategies needed to make building will be stumbled upon, then shared. Duplos will help my kindergarten with no preschool experiences to master skills that are so new.

Most of all, Duplos are fun. We will increase social skills by working together!

Ms. McGettigan
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wild Animal Set • LEGO Education $89.95 2 $179.90
Community People Set • LEGO Education $69.95 1 $69.95
Creative LEGO DUPLO Brick Set • LEGO Education $64.95 1 $64.95
World People Set • LEGO Education $59.95 1 $59.95

Materials cost

$374.75

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$425.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.07

Total project goal

$500.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$500.44

59 Donors

-$440.38

Donations toward project cost

-$382.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.51

Matching donations from our partners

-$50.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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