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Ms. Blaine from Kirksville MO is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

All Hands on MATH!

Help me give my students the Unifix Cubes, pattern blocks, and color tiles they need to become better mathematicians by using these hands-on materials.

  • $317 goal

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My Students

My students come from a small, rural community. Our school is K-2 building where 67% of the students receive free or reduced price lunch. Despite any challenges my kiddos face, each and every one of them strive to be the best second-grader they can be each day. They vary in their math ability. My school has implemented a new math curriculum that promotes hand-on math learning. This requires a lot of material for them to manipulate.

Hands-on math is critical for students to understand mathematics.

My students are more engaged when they are able to manipulate math materials. This gives them a better understanding of mathematical ideas. The foundation students receive in the elementary grades will set the stage for their future math education and also throughout their life.

My Project

These materials will provide my students the hands-on approach they need to use in math. They will be able to use the Unifix Cubes to add, subtract, learn place value, and so much more. They will also be used to measure different items in the classroom. The pattern blocks will be used for teaching patterns, shapes, and fractions. The clocks will allow my students to learn how to tell time.

The possibilities are endless with these materials.

All the materials will be used to further their knowledge of math.

Having all these manipulatives will allow all my students to be able to use the same manipulates at the same time.

Ms. Blaine
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Didax Unifix Cubes, Set of 1000 • Amazon Business $88.94 1 $88.94
hand2mind Wood Pattern Blocks, Manipulatives for Geometric Exploration, Tangrams, and Puzzles (Set of 250) • Amazon Business $23.50 2 $47.00
hand2mind Plastic, Square, Assorted Color Tiles for Counting with Storage Container (Set of 400) • Amazon Business $20.50 2 $41.00
hand2mind Play Money, Plastic Coins (Bulk Classroom Pack of 500) • Amazon Business $14.95 2 $29.90
Learning Resources Gear Clock, 4 Inch, Set of 6 • Amazon Business $14.22 2 $28.44

Materials cost

$235.28

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$268.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.44

Total project goal

$316.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$316.25

2 Donors

-$164.00

Donations toward project cost

-$139.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.60

match offer

-$152.25

Match offer toward project cost

-$129.41

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.84

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$0.00

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