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Ms. Masullo from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Enhancing our Learning with LEGOs

My students need LEGO block sets and a LEGO table to challenge their imagination, teach them about diversity and emotions, and strengthen their fine motor and matching skills, and shelving and bins for storage.

  • $1,367 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students may be young, but they come to school every day eager and excited to learn something new. Their passion for learning is such an inspiration to me, but being that I teach at an inner-city school where breakfast and lunch are provided to every student daily, within a district that consists mainly of students from low socio-economic backgrounds, our funds are stretched. What used to be a five hundred dollar budget for classroom materials has been cut drastically.

I am determined to close the achievement gap and provide my students with everything necessary for them to succeed!

I would love to provide my students with more materials and opportunities for engaging, hands-on and interactive learning experiences, but that becomes difficult with a very small budget for classroom materials.

My Project

LEGO blocks are something that greatly enhances the learning of young students in so many ways. Along with strengthening fine motor skills and imagination, they can be used to supplement various ideas that young students are currently learning.

My goal is to provide my students with various hands-on learning opportunities to reinforce concepts learned within our curriculum while building on their fine motor skills and imagination.

We do currently have a small LEGO table and one generic set of LEGO blocks. As you can imagine, my students thoroughly enjoy this area of the classroom and can be challenged so much more with these additional LEGO block sets and LEGO table in the areas of social and emotional growth, peer interactions, fine motor skills, and imagination. We also need the shelving and bins for storage.

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

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
STORAGE 1 SHELF NO BACK MOBILE 28H MONTESSORI • School Specialty $184.07 1 $184.07
LEGO Education Blue Storage Bins, Pack of 6 Bins • Amazon Business $125.95 1 $125.95
Tubes Experiment Set with Storage • LEGO Education $125.95 1 $125.95
Playground Set with Storage • LEGO Education $114.95 1 $114.95
Utex 2 In 1 Kids Construction Play Lego Table with Storage Drawers and Built In Plate,Espresso • Amazon Business $105.98 1 $105.98
Cafe Set with Storage • LEGO Education $104.95 1 $104.95
Wild Animal Set • LEGO Education $83.95 1 $83.95
Build Me Emotions • LEGO Education $72.95 1 $72.95
Community People Set • LEGO Education $67.95 1 $67.95
World People Set • LEGO Education $57.95 1 $57.95
Animal Bingo • LEGO Education $36.95 1 $36.95

Materials cost

$1,081.60

Vendor shipping charges

$33.41

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$16.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,161.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$204.92

Total project goal

$1,366.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,366.15

14 Donors

-$678.66

Donations toward project cost

-$584.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$94.30

match offer

-$678.67

Match offer toward project cost

-$576.87

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$101.80

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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