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Ms. Salyers from Wichita KS is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Musical Feelings with Legos

Help me give my students access to the best materials for creativity, Legos!

  • $551 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a low income school in central Kansas. My students love coming to school and are eager to learn. They have many different learning styles which I strive to meet.

Unfortunately outside of school their lives are often filled with chaos and trauma.

As the music teacher I get to teach every student in the building. It is my goal to help them escape the trauma while at school and learn to love school through music.

I want the music room to be a safe haven for them. We do many hands on activities. Teaching music today is a lot different than the way I learned as a child. Active learning is key!

My Project

We are starting a new unit in music to help students identify how music makes them feel. They will be using Legos to build a creation while listening to different types of music.

Having a Lego creation will help them to communicate their feelings.

It's so much easier for a student to describe something than to just speak on the spot. We are trying to get our students to learn how to communicate so they can be better citizens now and in the future.

We really appreciate any support you can give us in helping us get Legos for the music room! Most of our students don't have access to Legos outside of school, so it will be nice for them to have access at school.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Creative LEGO¨ Brick Set • LEGO Education $64.95 6 $389.70

Materials cost

$389.70

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$27.47

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$468.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.59

Total project goal

$550.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$550.61

3 Donors

-$550.61

Donations toward project cost

-$468.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$82.59

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$0.00

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