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Mr. Gaines from Boston MA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Legos and Play-Doh = Fun Learning for All

Help me give my students Legos and Play-Doh to bring more art into our STEM class.

  • $412 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a diverse group of third to sixth graders at a public, dual-language school in Boston. They love hands-on learning and exploring connections between what they learn here in STEM and ESL class and the real world. When you walk into any of my classes, you will see students working both independently and in groups to test their hypotheses about how things work and how they can be improved.

The more they discover, the more questions they develop and want to explore about the world around them.

My Project

In science class, students are often given choices about how they want to show their thinking and ideas. Most of the time they show their work using drawings, writings or presentations. By far, the most popular tools for sharing their work are Legos and Play-Doh.

In the past, only a select few students have been able to use these tools because we only have a very limited supply.

These additional materials will allow for more students to be able to show their work and their thinking in an enjoyable and exciting way that helps to add more creativity to their STEM work.

Mr. Gaines
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box 10698 Build Your Own Creative Toys, Kids Building Kit (790 Pieces) • Amazon Business $47.99 5 $239.95
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 36-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 3-Ounce Cans (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $24.99 3 $74.97

Materials cost

$314.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$349.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.70

Total project goal

$411.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$411.34

3 Donors

-$411.34

Donations toward project cost

-$349.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.70

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$0.00

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