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  • $505 goal

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Mrs. Thomas
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Children's Literature for Kindergarten Math Talks

My students need these books for Math Talks during our Math time in Kindergarten to help students improve number sense and encourage our young students to explain their thinking.

My Students

I teach a group of Kindergarten students in a small town in Iowa. My kids are active 5-6 year olds that require lots of movement, hands-on activities, read aloud books and technology to remain engaged while becoming proficient in the requirements of the Iowa Core Curriculum. Many of the Iowa Core Standards are difficult for our kids and I am constantly searching for ways to make learning these Standards more developmentally appropriate. Kindergarten has high demands and I feel it is my job to find a way for the kids to be successful while still having FUN!

My Project

These books will be read to kindergarten students to begin math instruction and will provide an opportunity to discuss the math concepts we will be learning that day.

Reading children's literature is a developmentally appropriate way to introduce and spark my students' thinking about math concepts.

Students will then be given the opportunity to use manipulatives, conversation (Math Talks), guided practice, and independent practice to deepen their understanding of the Kindergarten Core Math Standards.

If you donate to our project, our students will get to experience quality children's stories that link directly to our Math Standards. Kindergarten students love to be read to so this will be a fun link between literature and math concepts.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Carson-Dellosa Publishing Differentiated Instruction Cubes • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
The Shape Of Things (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $17.18 1 $17.18
It's about Time! (Mathstart: Level 1 (Prebound)) • Amazon Business $16.50 1 $16.50
Cubes, Cones, Cylinders, & Spheres • Amazon Business $14.53 1 $14.53
Balancing Act • Amazon Business $14.14 1 $14.14
Elmer (Elmer Books) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
What Pet Should I Get? (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $10.45 1 $10.45
Ten for Me • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Eggs and Legs: Counting by Twos (Know Your Numbers) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
How Tall?: Wacky Ways to Compare Height (Wacky Comparisons) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
How Heavy?: Wacky Ways to Compare Weight (Wacky Comparisons) • Amazon Business $8.93 1 $8.93
What's New at the Zoo? An Animal Adding Adventure • Amazon Business $8.45 1 $8.45
Mrs. McTats and Her Houseful of Cats • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
If You Were a Plus Sign (Math Fun) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
If You Were a Minus Sign (Math Fun) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Toasty Toes: Counting by Tens (Know Your Numbers) • Amazon Business $7.78 1 $7.78
Quack and Count • Amazon Business $7.60 1 $7.60
Ten Apples Up On Top! • Amazon Business $7.27 1 $7.27
Hop Jump (Rise and Shine) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Shapes, Shapes, Shapes • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
How Many Snails?: A Counting Book (Counting Books (Greenwillow Books)) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Ten Black Dots • Amazon Business $6.97 1 $6.97
Just a Little Bit • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
The Action of Subtraction (Math Is Categorical) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
The Very Hungry Caterpillar • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89
Domino Addition • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
One Is a Snail, Ten is a Crab: A Counting by Feet Book • Amazon Business $6.30 1 $6.30
Beep Beep, Vroom Vroom! (Great Source Mathstart) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Elevator Magic, Level 2 (MathStart Subtracting) (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Button Box • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
A Pair of Socks (MathStart Series, Matching, Level 1) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Animals on Board (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Just Enough Carrots (MathStart 1) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Lots of Ladybugs!: Counting by Fives (Know Your Numbers) • Amazon Business $5.96 1 $5.96
Fish Eyes: A Book You Can Count On • Amazon Business $5.70 1 $5.70
Monster Musical Chairs (MathStart 1) • Amazon Business $5.65 1 $5.65
10 Little Hot Dogs • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
The Great Graph Contest • Amazon Business $4.78 1 $4.78
Curious George Time for School (CGTV Novelty 8x8) • Amazon Business $4.65 1 $4.65
Jack the Builder (MathStart 1) • Amazon Business $4.52 1 $4.52
3 Little Firefighters (MathStart 1) • Amazon Business $4.36 1 $4.36
Moo Baa La La La • Amazon Business $3.98 1 $3.98
Circus Shapes (MathStart 1) • Amazon Business $3.42 1 $3.42
Tally O'Malley (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $3.38 1 $3.38
Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed (A Five Little Monkeys Story) • Amazon Business $3.09 1 $3.09

Materials cost

$368.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$25.23

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$429.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.71

Total project goal

$504.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$504.72

1 Donor

-$504.72

Donations toward project cost

-$429.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$75.71

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 20 students.

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