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Ms. Krusell Skibar from Champaign IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Lego Creation Station

My students need Legos and Lego books so that they can start thinking like engineers, filmmakers, artists and more!

  • $695 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In any given week I see all 475 students at our school as their classes come through the library. We have a very diverse group in backgrounds, interests, and abilities. What we all have in common is a desire to learn and a wish to have fun doing it.

The school library has changed; it is loud, it is active, it is exciting.

My students deserve materials that offer opportunities, invite creativity, and open doors.

"If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow." ~John Dewey.

My Project

Legos are no longer just for playing! Legos are great for developing fine motor skills in children, they encourage teamwork, develop problem solving and mathematical thinking, improve communication skills, develop perseverance, and perhaps most importantly, kids love them!

Kids want to have fun learning and Legos are fun!!

I believe this project will help bring a bit more fun to the learning going on in the library and can help kids in so many ways.

The project would provide the materials needed to build a Lego wall to install in the library. It would also supply the Legos to play with and some very cool Lego creation books to get kids going. I'm also very excited to include one book geared toward our teachers that offer ideas on how they might use Legos in their teaching.

Ms. Krusell Skibar
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LEGO(r) Classic Blue Baseplate (10714) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.46 56 $473.76
LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696 • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
The Unofficial Guide to Learning with Lego®: 100+ Inspiring Ideas (Lego Ideas) • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
The LEGO Animation Book: Make Your Own LEGO Movies! • Amazon Business $13.56 1 $13.56
Epic LEGO Adventures with Bricks You Already Have: Build Crazy Worlds Where Aliens Live on the Moon, Dinosaurs Walk Among Us, Scientists Battle Mutant Bugs and You Bring Their Hilarious Tales to Life • Amazon Business $12.17 1 $12.17

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