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Mrs. Proctor from Clarksville OH is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Deepen Learning with Montessori Materials

Help me give my students Montessori materials and rugs to deepen understanding of numbers, letters, and respect for materials.

  • $342 goal

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My Students

Kindergarten is such an exciting age group. They love to come to school everyday and they love learning! This eagerness is one the main reasons why kindergartners have the opportunity to make such amazing growth over the course of the school year. Many students come in knowing a limited number of letters and sounds, but by the end of the year they are reading and writing.

Learning comes to life with hands-on opportunities.

I provide learning that connects students to each other, our school, our community, and our world. Alongside our academics, we spend time learning how to regulate our own emotions, how to be a friend to others, and how to work together as a community. Our class is more than just a classroom, we are a group of people preparing to become productive citizens for our future.

My Project

I have seen first hand the amazing learning that happens when students have Montessori materials in their hands. I am a certified Montessori teacher in addition to my education degree. I merge a Montessori approach in my public school classroom. Young learners understand concepts at a deeper level when they are provided materials to use with their hands. Students are more successful in learning their letters and sounds when they use their fingers to trace sand paper letters and hands to sort real life-like objects. I am excited to give students reading cubes to practice making and reading CVC (short vowel) words and CVCE (long vowel) words.

Students learn to respect materials and each others work space when they use Montessori rugs to designate their work area.

Learning to respect each other and the environment are important life skills that are taught in a Montessori environment and in my classroom. In addition to our rugs and language arts materials, adding wooden number cards to our math instruction can provide a basic understanding of a number and even advance learning for those students who are ready to work with larger numbers. Learning the teen numbers is a big part of kindergarten. I can't wait to see my students using the Teen Bead hanger to see how a golden ten bead in front of a single number makes a teen number.

Mrs. Proctor
Grades PreK-2

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EOFEEL Montessori Materials Accessories Children Playing Mat Working Rug Small (17×27in)… • Amazon Business $10.89 7 $76.23
Montessori Teen Bead Hanger with Beads • Amazon Business $38.99 1 $38.99
Montessori Lower and Capital Case Sandpaper Letters w/ Boxes • Amazon Business $36.99 1 $36.99
Montessori Language Miniatures • Amazon Business $29.90 1 $29.90
Montessori Small Wooden Number Cards with Box (1-9000) • Amazon Business $25.69 1 $25.69
BeeLearners Montessori Phonetic Reading Blocks with A Wooden Box for Early Childhood Learning Ages 3 and Above • Amazon Business $25.50 1 $25.50
Montessori Silent E Reading Blocks for Teaching Long and Short Vowel Sounds - Made in the USA - Magic or Bossy E - Eco Friendly Wooden Educational Language Work for Beginning Readers 3 4 5 6 Year Olds • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99

Materials cost

$256.29

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$290.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.20

Total project goal

$341.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$341.33

1 Donor

-$145.07

Donations toward project cost

-$145.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$170.66

Match offer toward project cost

-$145.06

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.60

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$25.60

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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