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Ms. S from La Quinta CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Little Bit of This and That

Help me give my students exciting literature books, plus art and math manipulatives to increase their attention and support learning.

  • $206 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

At my International Baccalaureate school (PYP) my students are inquirers, thinkers, and active learners. They wonder about their environment and find challenges exciting. Students understand what a growth mindset means. Together they problem solve issues and come up with creative solutions.

I'm aware that my students' ability to focus and pay attention increases when we do hands-on activities.

We have many projects throughout the year that require working with partners or in teams. Alternative seating options and manipulatives increase student inquiry. Students can use all of their senses to learn.

My Project

The literature books that I have requested will be used as springboards for art and math. Using characters in the stories, students can create their own math word problems. For example, 2 bad ants each had 4 chips that they carried back to the nest. How many total chips did the ants carry? Also, Chris Van Allsburg books are great examples to teach art techniques such as light/dark, perspective, and shadowing.

The math materials help take abstract concepts and turn them into tangible concepts.

Also, playing math games increases interest in math. By using the kinetic sand, students can physically trace equations in the sand. This will help kinesthetic learners make better brain connections.

Ms. S
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT853 - Multiplication Tower of Math Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
PAPER WATERCOLOR COLD PRESS 9X12 90 LB 100 SHTS • School Specialty $21.65 1 $21.65
Kinetic Sandtm (3 lbs.) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $18.86 1 $18.86
The Stranger • Amazon Business $14.25 1 $14.25
Two Bad Ants • Amazon Business $14.05 1 $14.05
SENSATIONAL MATH PLACE VALUE DISCS 4-VALUE WHOLE NUMBER PACK OF 100 • School Specialty $6.24 2 $12.48
Jumanji 30th Anniversary Edition • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
CRAYONS CRAYOLA MULTICULTURAL STD SIZE SET OF 8 • School Specialty $0.90 3 $2.70
CRAYONS CRAYOLA METALLIC FX SET OF 16 • School Specialty $2.55 1 $2.55
CRAYONS CRAYOLA NEON SET OF 8 • School Specialty $0.92 2 $1.84
CRAYONS CRAYOLA NEON SET OF 8 • School Specialty $0.92 1 $0.92

Materials cost

$126.58

Vendor shipping charges

$4.21

State sales tax

$11.58

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$174.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.75

Total project goal

$205.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$205.02

2 Donors

-$205.02

Donations toward project cost

-$174.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.75

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$0.00

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