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Ms. McGettigan from Philadelphia PA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Card Stock to Math Skills: Magic!

Help me give my students math games and flash cards to improve all basic skills.

  • $319 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is a bright and active group of five and six-year-old children. They love to create and tell stories. They love to read and be read to. They are quickly learning to work together, which is a vital skill in our world. My children work in small groups and independently throughout the day. This helps them learn to focus and improve self-control issues. Small group activities that let us get up and move help our ADHD tendencies stay under control. We need real reasons to move and stretch.

We grow in all areas by practicing and playing together.

Writing throughout the day in science, social studies, math, and even in art helps us in so many ways. We get noisy, but we learn so much together. We need supplies to grow as readers, writers, and illustrators. We need to show the colors of our ideas. We need ways to be active and help us learn to control our ADHD tendencies. There is so much to learn.

My Project

Kindergarten includes a large variety of skills in all areas of our lives. We need to master letters and their sounds. We need to practice numbers and their quantities. We need to learn sight words and so much more.

With card stock, we can take these skills home to review.

We can include our parents, guardians and other family members in our growth. With card stock as the base, we can take home matching games in phonics, math and lots of other areas. This card stock will be used all year in all areas. It will let us share our strengths with our world. It will help us decrease our weaknesses.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Astrobrights Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Assorted Colors, 250/Pack (21004) • Staples Advantage $13.70 2 $27.40
Astrobrights Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Terrestrial Teal, 250/Pack (21855/22109) • Staples Advantage $24.49 1 $24.49
Astrobrights Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Fireball Fuchsia, 250/Pack (22881) • Staples Advantage $21.49 1 $21.49
Astrobrights Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Outrageous Orchid, 250/Pack (21951) • Staples Advantage $21.49 1 $21.49
Astrobrights Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Celestial Blue, 250/Pack (22861) • Staples Advantage $21.49 1 $21.49
Astrobrights Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Gamma Green, 250/Pack (22741) • Staples Advantage $17.49 1 $17.49
Astrobrights Cover Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Pulsar Pink, 250/Ream (21041) • Staples Advantage $17.49 1 $17.49
Staples Brights Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Bright Yellow, 250/Pack (21107) • Staples Advantage $15.49 1 $15.49
Staples Brights Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Bright Red, 250/Pack (21104) • Staples Advantage $15.49 1 $15.49
Staples Brights Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Bright Blue, 250/Pack (21101) • Staples Advantage $15.49 1 $15.49
Staples Brights Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Bright Orange, 250/Pack (21108) • Staples Advantage $15.49 1 $15.49
Astrobrights Vintage Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Assorted Colors, 250/Pack (21003/22003) • Staples Advantage $13.77 1 $13.77
Astrobrights Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Planetary Purple, 250/Pack (22871) • Staples Advantage $10.15 1 $10.15

Materials cost

$237.22

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$270.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.78

Total project goal

$318.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$318.56

11 Donors

-$157.69

Donations toward project cost

-$143.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.80

match offer

-$149.28

Match offer toward project cost

-$126.89

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.39

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.59

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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