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Ms. Villarreal from Hayden CO is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Make It, Test It, Tweak It, Imagination Station!

My students need creation station to encourage stem growth. Students need a LEGO bricks and kits to help with problem solving skills and imagination that is learned through this style of "play".

  • $947 goal

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My Students

As a School Media/Technology teacher and Librarian for kindergarten to fifth grade students, I am passionate about doing everything in my power to provide a safe, exciting and passionate learning environment! Students in our small school are learning in buildings that are not up to modern education standards. They often struggle to find success that is standardized with what they receive. That is where this project plays a huge roll.

We are a small town that is set in the mountains of Colorado, surrounded with nature to inspire and educate us!

We strive to provide as much as possible for our students on an extremely tight budget that is continually being cut.

My Project

Our students will all have an opportunity to engage with others. Teamwork will improve and students will collaborate in this space together. We will utilize and teach problem solving strategies and techniques through trial and error.

Students will discover and explore in a space that is safe and inviting.

Imagination will grow independently, the more time students interact with LEGO bricks, friends and teachers.

STEM activities will flourish in this space. Children will be inspired to think outside of the box and stretch their comfort zone. Let's join together to provide more play for the future of our nation. After all, the best education is done through experience. There is no better experience than that of happiness, challenges and success.

LEGO bricks and kits provide strategic problem solving that children need! The LEGO kits will help children thrive and learn independence and instruction. Students will learn to work independently and collaborate with other students while exploring and playing some of the games we have asked for.

Ms. Villarreal
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LEGO Ideas Old Fishing Store 21310 Building Kit (2049 Piece) • Amazon Business $149.99 1 $149.99
LEGO Creationary Game (3844) • Amazon Business $98.49 1 $98.49
LEGO Brick Storage Box 8 • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
LEGO Creator Lakeside Lodge 31048 Building Toy • Amazon Business $55.00 1 $55.00
SCS Direct Building Bricks - Large 10" x 10" Stackable Baseplate - Variety Pack Plates w Dual Connectivity (6 Pk) Compatible with all Major Brands • Amazon Business $17.99 3 $53.97
National Geographic Ultimate Construction Engineering Set - Build 100 Unique Motorized Models: Helicopters, Cars, Animals and More - STEM Learning • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
LEGO Storage Brick 8, Black • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
LEGO Storage Head Large, Boy, Yellow • Amazon Business $26.28 1 $26.28
LEGO Storage Head Large, Girl, Yellow • Amazon Business $25.76 1 $25.76
SCS Direct Building Bricks - 1000 Pc "Big Bag of Bricks" Bulk Pastel Friends-colored Blocks with 54 Roof Pieces - Tight Fit with All Major Brands • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
SCS Direct 1000 pc Classic Building Bricks - Bulk Blocks w 54 Roof Pieces and Better Variety - Compatible with All Brands • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Klutz Lego Gadgets Activity Kit • Amazon Business $24.62 1 $24.62
LEGO City Pickup & Caravan 60182 Building Kit (344 Piece) • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
LEGO Ideas Women of Nasa 21312 Building Kit (231 Piece) • Amazon Business $19.00 1 $19.00
Klutz LEGO Crazy Action Contraptions Craft Kit • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Klutz LEGO Chain Reactions Craft Kit • Amazon Business $14.86 1 $14.86

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