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  • 6 donors
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Using Legos To Build Literacy

My students need five Creationary From Lego kits to launch team literacy projects in our room.

My Students

To truly engage young students, it is helpful to to teach through "play." Most students at this age love to use their imaginations to build with Legos. The materials purchased through this project will be shared by four first grade classrooms.

In our first grade public school here in North Carolina, we have a diverse student population, but they all enjoy creating and sharing their creations!

On a survey sent home at the beginning of the year, most parents indicated that their children love Legos.

My Project

Using Legos, we will inspire our students to write stories around their creations. After building with the Legos, the students will be guided to think of a setting for their stories based on what they built, and then write a simple story that includes a main idea (problem, solution), at least two characters, and a beginning, middle and an ending. After creating the stories through 'storyboards' on our classroom computers, the students will print and present their stories to their peers in our classroom. We could potentially share our Lego creations and printed storyboards by hosting an open house for our parents.

Evidence shows that early literacy is crucial to students' success throughout their education.

Making this connection with the children through Legos, something they already love, will motivate and inspire the children to become authors!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Creationary from LEGO(r) Games (3844) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $33.11 5 $165.55

Materials cost

$165.55

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.91

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$210.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.22

Total project goal

$248.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$248.16

5 Donors

-$173.16

Donations toward project cost

-$147.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.97

match offer

-$75.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

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$0.00

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 90 students.

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