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Mrs. Fitterer from Fredericksburg VA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Respect the LEGO

Help me give my students LEGO Building Bricks to have a fun STEM, and social learning experience.

  • $370 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our school is a diverse community; we have a high enrollment of non English speaking students, a dash of working low middle class, and well over half that are disadvantaged economically. Many of our students are from broken homes, being raised by grandparents or foster parents, and often move from one school to another within any given school year.

They need an emotional and physical break from the many upheavals some of them face.

A number of our students do not want to learn, they see from the people around them that it is not worth the effort of studying and striving to do better.

I believe that if they could see that the people that teach them want the best for them, want them to succeed, want them to do better.

My Project

I have created a LEGO Club for our school, however, I had over 120 responses to participate and not enough kits to give each student to build every week. I would like for ALL the students that responded to have a chance to participate.

Students at our school would highly benefit from an after school club that would give them the chance to socialize with their peers.

Many of them do not have access to after school activities. I wanted a club that enabled them to have fun while learning. Studies show that LEGO building contributes to lateral and critical thinking skills, teaches patience and spacial awareness.

LEGO is a back door learning experience for children that do not have the wish to attend school or attempt to learn while there. For some of our students, just getting through the day is enough. I want to change their perspective that school is drudgery and not a fun place to be.

If they have fun, they will want to learn.

Mrs. Fitterer
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LEGO Hidden Side J.B.’s Ghost Lab 70418 Building Kit, Ghost Playset for 7+ Year Old Boys and Girls, Interactive Augmented Reality Playset, New 2019 (174 Pieces) • Amazon Business $17.97 2 $35.94
LEGO Minecraft The Polar Igloo 21142 Building Kit (278 Piece) • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
LEGO Friends Andrea’s Accessories Store 41344 Building Kit (294 Piece) • Amazon Business $23.95 1 $23.95
LEGO Friends Bundle Building Kit (181 Piece) • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
LEGO NINJAGO Legacy Golden Dragon 70666 Building Kit, New 2019 (171 Pieces) • Amazon Business $17.97 1 $17.97
LEGO Minecraft The Skull Arena 21145 Building Kit (198 Piece) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
LEGO Friends Mia Magic Tricks 41001 • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
LEGO Minecraft The Zombie Cave 21141 Building Kit (241 Piece) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
LEGO Ninjago Legacy Samurai Mech 70665 Building Kit , New 2019 (154 Piece) • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
LEGO Unikitty Unikitty Bundle_2018 Building Kit, Multicolor • Amazon Business $13.85 1 $13.85
LEGO Friends 41098 Emma's Tourist Kiosk Building Kit • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
LEGO Creator 3in1 Deep Sea Creatures 31088 Building Kit , New 2019 (230 Piece) • Amazon Business $12.93 1 $12.93
LEGO Creator 3in1 Extreme Engines 31072 Building Kit (109 Piece) • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
LEGO Creator 3in1 Helicopter Adventure 31092 Building Kit , New 2019 (114 Piece) • Amazon Business $9.29 1 $9.29
LEGO City Great Vehicles Kayak Adventure 60240 Building Kit , New 2019 (84 Piece) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
LEGO Creator 3in1 Drone Explorer 31071 Building Kit (109 Piece) • Amazon Business $7.39 1 $7.39
Lego Parts: #630 Classic Brick Separator (Orange, Pack of 8) • Amazon Business $5.90 1 $5.90

Materials cost

$265.01

Vendor shipping charges

$15.07

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$314.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.42

Total project goal

$369.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$369.48

3 Donors

-$354.56

Donations toward project cost

-$314.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.92

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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