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Mrs. Egan from Plantation FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-On Learning: My Students Need Supplies to Help Them Build

Help me give my students the ability to visualize and plan stories in a hands-on way using LEGO bricks!

  • $285 goal

This project expired on January 22, 2019.

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My Students

My students, past and present, are my Rock Star Readers! I absolutely LOVE my job, and I am always looking for ways to reach and teach ALL of my students. Thanks to good parenting and a positive classroom culture, my Rock Stars are kind, polite, intelligent, fun, creative, thoughtful and enthusiastic learners! They absolutely love hands-on, active, engaging projects and challenges that allow them to think outside the box to find solutions! They come to school each day ready to try new things. First grade is such an important year! I love to watch them grow both personally and academically. Truly, they are my inspiration!

Have you ever sat down to write something and been stuck?

That's how most first year olds are during our writing block! They LOVE writing to their pen-pals, because it's personal and fun, but when we get into the different kinds of writing, many of them get writer's block. What can I do?!???! MAKE WRITING FUN. :)

My Project

This year I have a group of students that are extremely hands-on. They do very well with tactile learning activities. Tactile learning is a learning style in which learning takes place by the students carrying out physical activities, rather than listening to me lecture, or watching me model how to do something. How can I meet their needs when it comes to writing? EASY! Make it fun and HANDS-ON!

This year we will explore eight different styles of writing using LEGO bricks, mini-figures, plastic baseplates, plants, animals, food, and vehicles- and we need your help!

I know my Rock Stars will have a blast creating settings and characters out of LEGO building bricks and mini figures. This will make it easier to plan out story elements, and it will produce some incredible original stories. Please help this project become a reality!

Mrs. Egan
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LEGO Classic Creative Builder Box 10703 (Exclusive) • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
Garden Pack Block Parts Plant Leaves Scenery Accessories Plant Set Building Toy Animals Trees Plants Flowers Compatible with all Major Brands • Amazon Business $15.90 2 $31.80
Classic Baseplates | 100% Compatible with All Major Building Brick Brands | Stackable Bases | 12 Tight Fit Base Plates in Rainbow Colors 6" x 6" • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Brick Loot Toy Food MEGA Accessory Pack - Brick Compatible for Major Brands - Mini figure scale - Variety Pack by • Amazon Business $11.88 2 $23.76
Naturalway Minifigures Set - 48+26pcs Community Mini People and Accessories 100% Compatible Building Bricks Minifigures for Kids Party,to Build More Fun. • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Sawaruita 20 Pack Military Vehicles and Race Car Building Brick Sets,Lego-Compatible, 3D Assembly Cars ,Birthday Favors for Kids, Party Supplies Toy Gift (20 Sets) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Harlerbo Minifigures Set of 40 - Compatible Minifigures with Interchangeable Accessories Set Mini Figures Community People Building Bricks Interlocking Toy Playset • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Nu-Dell 8.5 x 11 Inches T-Shaped Sign Holder, Clear • Amazon Business $6.18 2 $12.36

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