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Ms. Pennington from Mesa AZ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

LEGO Community

Help me give my students the LEGO Community Set to use during social play.

  • $328 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I service a diverse group of special education students in grades K-2. A majority of my students come from single-parent homes below the poverty level. We are a Title I school and more than 56% of students receive free or reduced-price lunch.

Our special education students have various disabilities and are serviced through both a pull-out (resource) and push-in (inclusion) model.

A majority of the students have a specific learning disability in one of the three core academic subjects (reading, written expression, mathematics).

My Project

These LEGO materials will be used by our special education students with developmental delays. Those students who are working on social skills in the primary grades will benefit from the use of these materials.

"The set encourages children to communicate and collaborate, as they construct communities that exist in their imaginations."

As they play, they will develop fine motor skills, learn how to express themselves, and explore the world they live in. The LEGO set will help teach important concepts such as community, roles and responsibilities, as well as systems and rules.

These LEGOs can also be used in the resource room as a reward for students on behavior contracts who earn "play time."

Ms. Pennington
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Community Starter Set • LEGO Education $214.95 1 $214.95

Materials cost

$214.95

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$15.37

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$278.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.15

Total project goal

$327.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$327.69

2 Donors

-$170.00

Donations toward project cost

-$144.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.50

match offer

-$157.69

Match offer toward project cost

-$134.04

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.65

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$0.00

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