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Mrs. Loussedes from Chelsea MA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Makerspace

Help me give my students LEGOS and/or DUPLOS, building plates and storage supplies.

  • $1,819 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school has over 900 4-7 year old students who live in a city just outside of Boston. 66% of the students in our school live at or below the Federal poverty level. 82% of our students speak a language other than English at home.

For most of our students this is their first time in school and we want their first school experiences to instill a lifelong love of learning.

They come to school each day curious and ready to try new things. Our students love activities that are active, hands-on, engaging and allow them to explore their creativity.

My Project

Kids love to build with LEGO, and we wanted to give them an opportunity to use what they love and learn at the same time! Our Makerspace will allow our students to explore STEM concepts in a developmentally appropriate manner. STEM Education is an educational approach which focuses on one or more of the four disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and math.

It is our hope that the Makerspace will be a place where our students can come together to experiment, create and learn.

We aim to help our students be curious and creative in a safe, engaging and accessible space.

Mrs. Loussedes
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all 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
STEAM Park • LEGO Education $154.95 2 $309.90
Creative LEGO Brick Set • LEGO Education $64.95 4 $259.80
Creative LEGO DUPLO Brick Set • LEGO Education $64.95 4 $259.80
Large DUPLO Building Plates • LEGO Education $44.95 4 $179.80
Small Building Plates • LEGO Education $44.95 4 $179.80
Large Building Plates Set • LEGO Education $39.95 4 $159.80
Large Storage (6 Pack) • LEGO Education $129.95 1 $129.95

Materials cost

$1,478.85

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$22.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,546.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$272.83

Total project goal

$1,818.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,818.86

41 Donors

-$1,471.25

Donations toward project cost

-$1,265.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$205.69

Matching donations from our partners

-$330.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$280.50

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.64

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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