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Ms. Carino from Gloucester VA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

It Figures!

Help me give my students 6 sets of mini figures to create their own worlds.

  • $158 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our elementary students grow and learn at a Pre K-5 rural elementary school. Being in a rural community, we would like to bring opportunities that they may not be exposed to otherwise. They are wonderful children who are eager to expand their experiences and minds. We are partners in our journey through the years they spend with us.

Being a part of their journey, I have learned from my many years of teaching that students need to be connected to what they are learning.

My Project

My students will use the mini figures to create their own worlds with the Lego blocks we already have, while keeping in mind that their resources are limited. When my students begin their unit for stop-motion animation and digital storytelling, they will have to be financially responsible because they will be allotted certain amount of "money" in which to purchase their supplies. By having this added aspect of limited supply, I believe my students will be more mindful of what is being used and wasted.

"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge, but imagination," a quote attributed to Albert Einstein and I believe by having these resources my students will grow and strengthen their imagination.

Ms. Carino
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ZDToys Mini Figures Set-36 Piece Minifigures Set Professions, Building Bricks Community People from Different Industries Complete, Building Blocks Kids Educational Toy (36 Mini People) • Amazon Business $16.99 6 $101.94

Materials cost

$101.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$133.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.55

Total project goal

$157.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$157.02

2 Donors

-$78.50

Donations toward project cost

-$66.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.77

match offer

-$78.52

Match offer toward project cost

-$66.74

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.78

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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