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Mr. Kodel from Norwalk CT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

LEGO Bricks for Our New Makerspace

Help me give my students building bricks for our new makerspace in the Learning Commons.

  • $173 goal

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My Students

My school has a very diverse population. Many of the teens come from low income families, some from middle class homes, and others who don't even speak a word of English. They are creative and humorous and are looking for an outlet to share their gifts, talents, and knowledge with the world. They have all the potential in the world, but not much opportunity in the school environment. Upgrading the school learning commons could help them get to where they need to go!

My Project

We started off our school year with nothing more than a green wall for media projects and a newly designed Learning Commons. Up until now, I've done everything I can to give my students the best learning experience possible with what I have. Now, it is my desire to give my students a makerspace where they can freely tinker, explore, and create.

I believe every student should have access to a makerspace.

By having access to a variety of different materials including electronics, design kits, LEGO bricks, and robotics, students would be able to enhance their imagination, grow in problem solving and design thinking, and develop the necessary skills to succeed in life. Therefore, I am asking for your help to start building up our makerspace with a section where students can build with LEGO bricks. With these building bricks in our new makerspace, students will be able to engage in student-led STEM and design challenges that stimulate their imaginations.

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Mr. Kodel
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 657 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Play Platoon 1100 Piece Building Bricks Kit with Wheels, Tires, Axles, Windows and Doors Pieces - Classic Colors - Compatible with All Major Brands • Amazon Business $31.99 2 $63.98
10 NEW LEGO MINIFIG PEOPLE LOT random grab bag of minifigure guys city town set by USA • Amazon Business $19.47 1 $19.47
dreambuilderToy Classic Building Base Plates 32x32 pegs or 10" x 10" Baseplate - Compatible with All Major Brands (6PC) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Play Platoon Building Bricks - Regular Colors - 500 Pieces Classic Bricks - Compatible with All Major Brands • Amazon Business $15.37 1 $15.37

Materials cost

$114.81

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$146.53

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.86

Total project goal

$172.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$172.39

1 Donor

-$172.39

Donations toward project cost

-$146.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.86

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$0.00

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