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

Future Engineers Building Set

Help me give my students a quality class set of sturdy foam building blocks.

  • $548 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our children come from a range of backgrounds including African, Moroccan, and African-American. Our classroom of 18 is housed in a community center.

This special group of children love one another and learn so much from their interactions together.

The boys and girls in our classroom are learning to become more independent every day! We strive to make our classroom a place where children can feel safe, secure, confident and valued. By having a classroom that is organized and structured, our children are begging to take ownership of their environment and gain confidence in their ability to be contributing members of our school family.

My Project

This set of sturdy foam blocks will enable our students to design, build and redesign many sturctures each day in our block center. Through play building, the children cooperate, plan, build and take pride in their structures. The girls and boys think critically to create a plan for building, or they can follow a "blue print". By doing this, the children begin to make sense of structures and the physical world around them. A set of blocks is a classroom staple that will last for many years all while enduring daily use! It is amazing to see how creatvie students are, and how they bring their life experiences to their play and to what they create. Unfortunately, we do not have a set of foam blocks at this time. During the start of this school year, while we were setting up the room, a cutodian unknowingly threw our bin of blocks away and we were unable to recover them...So, it sure would be great to have a new set for the children to enjoy! Thank you for your consideration!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
F250C - Soft Unit Blocks - School Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $429.00 1 $429.00

Materials cost

$429.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.44

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$465.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.14

Total project goal

$547.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$547.58

1 Donor

-$232.72

Donations toward project cost

-$232.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$273.79

Match offer toward project cost

-$232.72

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.07

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$41.07

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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