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Mrs. Testa from Warren OH is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Thinking Out of the Building Blocks!

My students need a Lego table and multiple size Lego blocks to encourage creative learning.

  • $629 goal

This project expired on October 18, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in an urban academy community school that provides a structured safe haven for alternative learners. We deliver highly specialized curriculum designed to engage children where they are developmentally delayed. Our academy is a non-profit school that fosters belonging and acceptance for every child. Our school is filled with eager to learn students, innovative, hardworking staff members, and supportive administrative leaders.

Specifically, I teach Kindergarten and First grade and it is important for me to always make sure my students are provided with every opportunity and every resource they need to be able to learn, work, and grow as students.

My classroom is the home of 17 eager learners. Since our school district reports 100% of our students as economically disadvantaged, students lean on me and our school to provide them with what they need to learn. By understanding the way children learn best, I know it is important to not only make sure they are provided with basic school supplies, math and reading resources, but also recognizing when they need assistance with their basic needs being met so they can learn and work to the best of their abilities and become successful, productive adults in the future!

My Project

In Kindergarten and First grade students love using their hands to create. By using "Legos" my young students will be able to not only categorize by color and size, but build and design individual creations.

Using these manipulatives will not only challenge the students' academic minds but will also assist with socialization and classroom management.

Students may work with others or individually to promote cooperation, taking turns, and problem solving.

The Lego Table will be an excellent resource where students can go at recess, center time, and when they finish an assignment early. It will make a wonderful asset to our classroom.

Mrs. Testa
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RR326 - Brick-Building Activity Table • Lakeshore Learning Materials $299.00 1 $299.00
LEGO DUPLO Deluxe Box of fun 10580 Preschool Creative Play Toy • Amazon Business $149.90 1 $149.90
LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box 10698 • Amazon Business $47.99 1 $47.99

Materials cost

$496.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$534.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$94.30

Total project goal

$628.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$628.64

1 Donor

-$628.64

Donations toward project cost

-$534.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$94.30

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$0.00

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