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Ms. S. from San Diego CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

If You Build it, They Will Come

Help me give my students materials to build, create, and explore as architects.

  • $352 goal

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My Students

My students are the best! They are each unique, fun, and kind in their own way. Many come from the rich area of Barrio Logan, bringing their culture with them to school each day. Our school is a Title 1 school, with many students receiving free breakfast and lunch.

Students are eager to learn and come to school each day with open minds and open hearts.

Students thrive with hands-on activities that allow them to interact with one another in meaningful ways and gain understanding for their little minds. They continue to ask questions about the world that we live in.

My Project

This project focuses on architecture and what that looks like to a Kindergarten student. Materials for this project will be used to construct and create different structures and buildings, focusing on students as the creators. Students will create blueprints on their own, build with legos and blocks, and produce their own structure using boxes, markers, stickers, glue, and other materials.

Students will explore the architectural world around them and then bring those ideas to the classroom to begin the creative process as architects.

We will be focusing on Math and Science while also bringing in literature, art, and writing to gain a better understanding of what it means to be an architect in Kindergarten. I want the sky to be the limit for these students as they build and create in a way that is meaningful to them. These materials will allow for that to happen.

Ms. S.
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
GS364 - Geostix® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 2 $59.98
Crayola Broad Line Markers Bulk, School Supplies, 16 Bold Colors, 256 Count • Amazon Business $56.88 1 $56.88
MorTime 1080 Pcs 12 Colors Wooden Dominoes Set with 23 Add-on Blocks and 3 Spacer for Kids Building Blocks Racing Tile Games with 3 Storage Bag • Amazon Business $37.99 1 $37.99
PROLOSO 1500 Piece Building Blocks Bulk 12 Shapes Colorful Educational Mass Pack • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696 Building Toys for Creative Play; Kids Creative Kit (484 Pieces) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
3920 pcs 3/4" Round Coding Circle Dot Labels, 14 Colors • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Royal Green Color Coding Labels Rectangle Florescent neon 1.57 inch x 0.75 inch Rectangular Stickers in 15 Colors Great for File Folder tabs (40mm x 19mm) - 300 Pack • Amazon Business $7.68 1 $7.68
Mr. Pen- Graph Paper, Grid Paper, 4x4 (4 Squares per inch), 8.5"x11", 60 Sheet Papers, Drafting Paper, Squared Paper, Blueprint Paper, Architectural Paper, Computation Pad, Quadrille Writing Paper • Amazon Business $6.45 1 $6.45
Pack of 1008, 1/2" x 3/4" Rectangle Color Coding Dot Labels, 9 Bright Neon Colors, 8 1/2 x 11 Inch Sheet, Fits All Laser/Inkjet Printers, 144 Labels per Sheet, 0.5 x 0.75 Inches • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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