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Mrs. Carmody from Westbury NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Learn with LEGOS

My students need to explore with Legos to expand their imagination, creativity and problem solving skills.

  • $574 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a first grade STEAM class. This is their first experience with science, technology, the engineering design process, art and math! My first graders are super motivated to learn and have a thirst for knowledge unlike any others! I don't want their lack of resources at home to stand in the way of getting the most out of their education. My students want to be involved in engaging hands-on activities that challenge their intellect and push them to stretch their thinking and be proactive problem solvers! I want to provide them with every opportunity within my control and be a facilitator of their student centered education.

Benjamin Franklin said, "Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I learn."

My Project

Most of my students do not have Legos or building sets at home. They lack experience using their creative side and need to explore ways to enhance their problem solving skills. With kindergarten being so academically focused in the last several years, I feel it is important to bring building and exploration time back to the classroom. This is difficult for children these days since we live in such a two-dimensional world with tablets and smart phones!

Enthusiasm is the STEAM that Drives the Engine!

~Napoleon Hill

Since they are a STEAM class, we participate in weekly challenges that focus on science, technology, engineering, art and math. These items would greatly enhance these challenges and give them the foundation of building and problem solving that they so desperately need in order to thrive in all areas of their education!

Mrs. Carmody
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
XL Bulk Set • LEGO Education $209.95 1 $209.95
Tubes Experiment Set with Storage • LEGO Education $125.95 1 $125.95
Creative LEGO Brick Set • LEGO Education $62.95 1 $62.95
Large Building Plates Set • LEGO Education $36.95 1 $36.95

Materials cost

$435.80

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$487.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.00

Total project goal

$573.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$573.34

5 Donors

-$378.34

Donations toward project cost

-$321.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.75

match offer

-$195.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$165.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.25

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$0.00

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