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  • $948 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Ambrogio
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

LEGO Sets Build Language and Friends

Help me give my students creative LEGO sets, LEGO parts for building, and World People figures for play.

My Students

My students are a diverse group of learners. They come from all parts of the world, as we are an ESL school. They are so excited about learning to speak and read and their excitement is contagious.

In our classroom, the children have a voice.

They learn using concepts they are interested in and make choices about what they read and write about.

Our classroom is a family and a safe space for learning and fun every day of the year.

My Project

Do you remember when childhood was all about playing? When we stayed outside or with our friends until our parents made us come in? When technology wasn't a child's best friend? My goal with my project is to show a small piece of those times to my students. A time when playing without tablets and phones was the norm - and was amazing! A time when we knew how to talk to our friends and resolve minor disputes on our own because we did it all the time. My goal is to also help my English Language Learners use play to learn the language and the norms of playing with friends.

In our classroom, the children use talking and socializing with classmates as a primary way to learn English.

One of the ways I have capitalized on this is to include more play in the classroom. We play to learn math, we play when we synthesize our learning in reading, and most importantly, we save time in the day to just play.

Donating to this project will give my students more opportunities to engage in old-fashioned play. It will increase conversation. It will increase the ability to resolve conflicts. And it will show my children that you can have fun outside of tablets and video games.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Community Starter Set • LEGO Education $214.95 1 $214.95
Cafe + • LEGO Education $109.95 1 $109.95
Sceneries Set • LEGO Education $109.95 1 $109.95
Creative LEGO¨ Brick Set • LEGO Education $64.95 1 $64.95
World People Set • LEGO Education $59.95 1 $59.95
Doors Windows and Roof Tiles • LEGO Education $54.95 1 $54.95
Community Minifigure Set • LEGO Education $49.95 1 $49.95
Small Building Plates • LEGO Education $44.95 1 $44.95
Large Building Plates Set • LEGO Education $39.95 1 $39.95

Materials cost

$749.55

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$805.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$142.20

Total project goal

$947.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$947.99

1 Donor

-$474.00

Donations toward project cost

-$402.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.10

match offer

-$473.99

Match offer toward project cost

-$402.89

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.10

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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