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Mrs. Bowman from Indianapolis IN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Creativity of Legos: Is the Secret Ingredient to STEM

My students need Lego sets to create, problem solve, learn pre-academic concepts, and to sharpen their STEM skills while working together as a team.

  • $368 goal

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My Students

My classroom is made up of a diverse group of young learners ages 3-5. Most come from high poverty homes. 70% of the students at my school qualify for free and reduced lunch. These children enjoy exploring many different activities.

My young learners are a combination of typically developing students, students learning English for the first time, and students with special needs.

STEM exposure is a great way to engage with students that have communication impairments, autism, are deaf and hard of hearing, and students with motor impairments.

My Project

Young learners are always ready to explore the world around them using their hands and their imaginations. My students enjoy creating, communicating through play, and building. Having a variety of Lego materials including multicultural characters, will allow my students to explore, share, and make sense of the world around them, which is important in early childhood.

Legos allow them to use their STEM skills, which are essential to provide an opportunity for creativity within the sciences.

The Lego sets will help my students become lifelong learners and will help enhance their fine motor, visual skills, pre-academics, and most importantly immersion into the sciences.They will be conversation starters, incorporate math and writing, allow them to use their engineering skills, and improve their teamwork. With the LEGO table, my students will be able to set up a variety of LEGO towers for our Stem work at the same time they will have easy storage.

Mrs. Bowman
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
Melissa & Doug Deluxe Wooden Multi-Activity Play Table - For Trains, Puzzles, Games, More • Amazon Business $119.99 1 $119.99
LEGO Young Builders Bricks & More Set #10682 Creative Suitcase • Amazon Business $88.99 1 $88.99
LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696 • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
LEGO DUPLO Creative Play 6059074 Educational Toy • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Seecurit Set of 56 Education Community and Military Minifigures Set | International Community Mini People Building Bricks Toy • Amazon Business $16.97 1 $16.97

Materials cost

$277.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.17

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$312.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.08

Total project goal

$367.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$367.18

1 Donor

-$183.59

Donations toward project cost

-$156.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.54

match offer

-$183.59

Match offer toward project cost

-$156.05

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.54

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$0.00

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