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Ms. Tevenal from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Go Learn with Lego!

My students need Lego Basic Duplo blocks, Easy Simple Machines for Kindergarten STEM by Lego, and Lego Duplo Creative Box.

  • $491 goal

This project expired on December 22, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in my kindergarten classroom, in the far south-east side of Chicago, are amazing. Listening to their conversations while they are participating in an exploration lesson proves to me, time and time again, that active learning is taking place. And their favorite way to learn? You guessed it--hands-on! Some of my students, because of their living situations, have never had the opportunity to feel the joy and awe of watching something they sowed sprout or felt the responsibility of tending to living things.

Young children are natural scientists!

Kindergarten is very much a transition age in which children are learning to be independent. They are ready to explore their environment and are buzzing with ideas on how the world works.

My Project

Using Lego Duplo blocks, I will be able to design small, individualized lessons that allow students to solve simple problems using Science, Technology, Engineering and science---STEM!

There is very little that can capture a 5 year old's imagination like a pile of Lego's!

The addition of the Simple Machine Duplo set will add another layer of exploring and inquiry into technology.

Giving Kindergarten children challenges, while working in groups, to solve challenges such as building a structure that can withhold gusts of air coming from a fan on high, will create authentic experiences and introduce students to real world challenges that engineers face.

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

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Early Simple Machines for Kindergarten STEM by LEGO Education DUPLO • Amazon Business $159.95 1 $159.95
LEGO 6176 DUPLO Basic Bricks Deluxe (80 Pcs.) • Amazon Business $75.95 2 $151.90
Lego 10854 Duplo Creative Box • Amazon Business $69.49 1 $69.49

Materials cost

$381.34

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$417.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.60

Total project goal

$490.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$490.66

5 Donors

-$364.78

Donations toward project cost

-$310.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.97

match offer

-$125.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$106.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

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$0.00

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