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Mrs. Deyerling from Littleton CO is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We're Keeping It Real (Real-world, That Is)

Help me give my students LEGOs to grow and nurture their natural curiosity for the world around them.

  • $531 goal

This project expired on April 7, 2019.

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My Students

If you've ever spent time in a first-grade classroom, you would know how energetic, loving, and special each student is. They have a love for learning that is magnetic. They WANT to learn and they LOVE coming to school every day. Once you enter a first-grade classroom, it is easy to get sucked into the passion for learning.

My first graders and I - we are all part of our own tiny community.

We grow together, laugh together, and sometimes we even cry together. We use our imaginations and go to places far away in the books we read; we become scientists and mathematicians. My first graders inspire me every day to be the best I can be. I only hope I can inspire them as much they inspire me.

My Project

The "traditional" way of learning is making a shift. We are now teaching our students through real-world, inquiry-based learning. According to, "STEM education will prepare our students to face the challenges of tomorrow's increasingly complex world, one in which we will all be tasked to become more comfortable with the challenges and solutions, found in STEM. There is no better way to do this than through play.

Curiosity and creativity is what drives students' motivation to learn.

I will use LEGOs in my classroom to develop their curiosity of science, technology. engineering and math (STEM). They will build, collaborate, face challenges and solve problems all while using their imaginations.

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box 10698 • Amazon Business $47.99 3 $143.97
Community Minifigure Set for Role Play by LEGO Education • Amazon Business $46.95 2 $93.90
LEGO City Town Fun in the Park - City People Pack 60134 Building Toy • Amazon Business $52.90 1 $52.90
12 Random Lego Minifigures - Brand New - Excellent Assortment of Mini Figs w/all Body Parts; Hat, Hair or Helmet. New High Quality Lego Product • Amazon Business $24.49 2 $48.98
DreambuilderToy Upgrade Stackable Building Base Plates- Baseplate 10" x 10" in Variety Color, Compatible with All Major Brands (6PC Mixed) • Amazon Business $15.80 2 $31.60
Barcaloo 400 Piece Wheels, Tires, and Axles Set - Building Brick Compatible Play Kit • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99

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