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Ms. Moody from Detroit MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning With Legos

My students need an Our Community Pack and Large Farm set of Duplo blocks as well as building plates to construct on.

  • $595 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is a Pre-K classroom consisting of 4-year-old boys and girls. Many of my students come from economically disadvantaged homes in the inner city of the largest urban school district in the state. The majority come from homes where English is a second language. The students and their parents manage to rise above it and come to school daily ready to learn through play.

A typical day in our classroom is full of laughter and a sense of security.

They look forward to the hands-on activities that help to foster a sense of community.

My Project

The Lego sets we are asking for will help the children develop their creative and collaborative skills and discuss relevant topics such as community-life, building, transportation, and relationships as they construct their community however they imagine.

As they play, they will develop fine motor skills, learn how to express themselves, and explore the world they live in.

They will begin to develop children’s social skills and deepen their understanding of the world around them. They can even work on early math skills by sorting and categorizing the animals.

Children develop fine motor skills while constructing, and the building cards will support and inspire their creativity. The wide variety of roles and responsibilities represented by the community set will give children the opportunity to discover how people live, work, and help each other. It will inspire communication among our English Language Learners and help to build their vocabularies.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Our Community Pack • LEGO Education $254.95 1 $254.95
Large Farm Set • LEGO Education $156.95 1 $156.95
Large DUPLO Building Plates • LEGO Education $41.95 1 $41.95

Materials cost

$453.85

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$505.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.23

Total project goal

$594.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$594.89

7 Donors

-$504.26

Donations toward project cost

-$428.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$75.64

match offer

-$90.63

Match offer toward project cost

-$77.04

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.59

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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