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Ms. Nezahualcoyotl from Los Angeles CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Engineering: Block Play!

Help me give my students Standard and Architectural Unit Blocks to promote early engineering and mathematical reasoning skills.

  • $288 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are comprised of Transitional Kindergarten students that that like to explore, ask questions, and move. There are currently 14 boys and 4 girls. They are a very active class that needs highly engaging activities to keep them motivated for their best learning. They enjoy learning through play and are very curious. Students like reading, drawing, coloring, painting, and building. They enjoy working in groups as they learn while at school.

My class enjoys learning new things by having hands on experiences that use all of their senses.

My Project

Having opportunities to build with blocks is central to children's explorations of math and engineering concepts. Block play is a foundational activity for young children. When children are given a chance to build with blocks, they develop mathematical reasoning and problem solving skills. Social and language skills are also developed in the course of playing with blocks, as children tend to work with their peers in order to complete their projects.

Students will learn engineering concepts through open exploration with the wood unit blocks.

This highly engaging activity will promote creativity, imagination, and problem solving in my transitional kindergarten classroom.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wooden Wedgie Career People - Set of 30 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $71.96 1 $71.96
60 Standard Unit Blocks • Kaplan Early Learning Company $62.99 1 $62.99
Architectural Unit Blocks • Kaplan Early Learning Company $58.46 1 $58.46

Materials cost

$193.41

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.70

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$244.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.06

Total project goal

$287.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$287.07

1 Donor

-$287.07

Donations toward project cost

-$244.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.06

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$0.00

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