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Ms. Staricha from Dallas TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Downtown Dallas DOING MONTESSORI

Help me give my students hands-on-activities which aid in self-directed learning in a Public School Montessori.

  • $612 goal

This project expired on January 28, 2022.

This project expired on January 28, 2022.

My Students

Our campus is in Downtown Dallas, Texas. My classroom of kids are very loving students. Our school is a Title I school that just opened last year in the heart of urban Dallas. The majority of our students come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

Please help students to develop the fundamental capacities that they need to become happy and fulfilled adults who contribute to society.

My Project

A Montessori classroom is thoughtfully designed to offer children opportunities to develop their own capabilities, whether it is learning how to dress themselves independently, multiply a multi-digit equation, communicate their needs effectively, or problem solve with others. My goal is to have our classroom filled with developmentally appropriate activities that encourage children to interact with specific learning materials, as well as to work cooperatively with others.

Again and again the Montessori Approach has proven to be effective at bridging the gap between students with different economic backgrounds.

Montessori materials however are pricey and I need help putting these materials in our student's hands!

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

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
$100 Gift Card for Educational Resources on Teachers Pay Teachers • Teachers Pay Teachers $100.00 1 $100.00
Montessori Bead Decanomial • Amazon Business $97.99 1 $97.99
Montessori Math Material: Subtraction Snake Game • Amazon Business $54.39 1 $54.39
Amazing Child Roman Arch 10" x 4" x 10" • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Insect Lore Life Cycle Figurines 24 Pc Set, Brown/a • Amazon Business $30.71 1 $30.71
Elite Montessori Small Bead Frame Educational Preschool Learning Material • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
EMDMAK Sand Timer Colorful Hourglass Sandglass Timer 1 min/3 mins/5 mins/10 mins/15 mins/30 mins Sand Clock Timer for Games Classroom Home Office(Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Thoth Montessori Wooden Basic Grammar Symbols Early Childhood Education Kids Learning Toys Montessori Materials for Toddlers • Amazon Business $18.98 1 $18.98
Safari Ltd Arctic TOOB With 10 Fun Figurines, Including A Harp Seal, Husky, Caribou, Arctic Rabbit, Killer Whale, Walrus, Arctic Fox, Beluga Whale, Igloo, And Polar Bear – For Ages 3 and Up • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
Safari Ltd In The Water TOOB • Amazon Business $14.67 1 $14.67
Safari Ltd Insects TOOB – Comes With 14 Toy Figurines – Including Caterpillar, Dragonfly, Centipede, Grasshopper, Ladybug, Spider, Butterflies, Bee, Scorpion, Praying Mantis, And More – Ages 3 And Up • Amazon Business $14.64 1 $14.64
Safari Ltd In The Sky TOOB • Amazon Business $14.64 1 $14.64
Safari Ltd Ocean TOOB Comes With 12 Different Hand Painted Animal Toy Figurine Models Including Sea Lion, Eagle Ray, Starfish, Turtle, Penguin, Octopus, Humpback Whale, Sperm Whale, Moray Eel, Hammerhead Shark, Tiger Shark, and Dolphin For Ages 5 and Up • Amazon Business $14.63 1 $14.63
Safari Ltd Desert TOOB, Pack of 11 • Amazon Business $14.59 1 $14.59

Materials cost

$482.15

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.23

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$519.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$91.66

Total project goal

$611.04

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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