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Ms. Giordano from Jersey City NJ is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

We Love Lego Part 2!

Help me give my students a Lego farm set and building plates to inspire their creativity.

  • $292 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My pre-kindergartners are eager and energetic students who love to learn. My students are bright, wonderful children who deserve new toys and a beautiful environment for them to grow.

For many students, it is their first time in school and away from home.

Many of my students are socio-economically disadvantaged, and all students in our school qualify for the free breakfast and lunch programs. My classroom is made up of​ students from Mexico, India, Egypt, the Dominican Republic and numerous other places around the world. My students may come from different geographic locations, but they all are so happy to be in school. They are eager to participate in all activities. My job as an educator is to make their first experience in school a positive one.

My Project

My students would love a new LEGO farm building set and building plates for our classroom. Everyone loves LEGOs. They are one of the most educational toys available and also happen to be one of the most inviting!

The skills children learn from LEGOs are important and incredible!

Some of the skills children use from working with LEGOs include: 1. Increasing fine motor skills. Using LEGO bricks is the perfect opportunity for building fine motor skills! LEGO bricks are a great manipulative to work the fingers as children build and even pick up LEGO pieces. 2. Science Concepts. Cause and effect is one of the first science lessons a child learns! It is so fun to watch the thrill that a child has to build a tower as tall as possible. 3. Engineering. Want to build a bridge? Then you must figure out what it takes to stand up. Children quickly learn that a tower made of a single column quickly falls. By creating a stable base, they open up a new world of possibilities! 4.Creativity. Every LEGO creation is a form of art. A child’s imagination is the only limit! Children become creators with the hundreds of tiny pieces. They can use wheels, shapes, and even “people” figures to build the ideas in their minds. It can be useful, entertaining, or even therapeutic.

Please help give my future engineers, architects, or scientists a head start by developing their love of learning in my classroom.

Ms. Giordano
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LEGO(r) DUPLO(r) Large Farm Set (45007) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $169.95 1 $169.95
LEGO(r) Small Building Plates (9388) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $44.95 1 $44.95

Materials cost

$214.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$248.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.79

Total project goal

$291.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$291.91

5 Donors

-$159.00

Donations toward project cost

-$135.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.55

match offer

-$132.55

Match offer toward project cost

-$112.67

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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