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  • $664 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Martinez
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 17 donors
  • $0 still needed

Earning Money and Making Spending Plans!

My students need financial literacy books and math games to learn that work and money are connected. The money they earn will help them meet their financial goals.

My Students

My students come to school and are excited to learn new things every day. They keep me on my toes with their inquisitive minds and their desire to work in collaborative groups. Our school is a Title I school. We are located in a small community where every student is given the opportunity to become a lifelong learner. My goal as their teacher is to provide a comfortable environment for them to care about their work in and outside the classroom.

My Project

Money management is a vital life skill. The books I am requesting will teach my students a variety of aspects from budgeting to planning, as well as earning and saving. My students learn best when given the opportunity to use hands-on learning materials and fun engaging games. Every item requested is a unique book or game that teaches financial literacy in a practical engaging way. My students are very savvy with many things, but money is a challenging concept. Nowadays there are so many digital options, they rarely get the practice they need with dollars and cents.

There is no better way to teach kids money skills than by allowing them to earn, save, share, invest, and spend their own money.

There is not enough time in the year to devote to teaching money until students reach mastery, but if these classroom supplies were available to them during center time, I know my students would be choosing these activities and learning valuable money skills while having fun! I can make all of this possible with your help! Your donation will give my students this opportunity...an experience that may inspire them for years to come. Thank you!!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF802 - Money Activity Station - Gr. 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
BD530X - Power Pen™ - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
PP617 - Student Rekenrek - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $37.99 1 $37.99
PP943 - Money Folder Game Library - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
LL465 - Count It Up! Money Rods • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
TT404 - Making Cents Money Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
BD530 - Power Pen™ • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 2 $21.98
LC471 - Jumbo Magnetic Ten-Frames - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
EE488 - Roll & Solve Money Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
What Should Danny Do? • Amazon Business $16.89 1 $16.89
Teach Your Child To Fish: Five Money Habits Every Child Should Master • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Marvels Of Money for kids: Five fully illustrated stories about money and financial decisions for life • Amazon Business $14.29 1 $14.29
Lemonade in Winter: A Book About Two Kids Counting Money • Amazon Business $13.26 1 $13.26
The Wrong Shoes: A Book About Money and Self-Worth (Generous Kids) • Amazon Business $11.80 1 $11.80
BD524 - Money Power Pen™ Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
BD525 - Place Value Power Pen™ Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
2nd Grade Math Workbook: Counting Money | Math Worksheets Edition • Amazon Business $9.42 1 $9.42
One Cent, Two Cents, Old Cent, New Cent: All About Money (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library) • Amazon Business $9.10 1 $9.10
How to Turn $100 into $1,000,000: Earn! Save! Invest! • Amazon Business $8.74 1 $8.74
The Coin Counting Book • Amazon Business $7.65 1 $7.65
Once Upon a Dime: A Math Adventure • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
The Kids' Money Book: Earning, Saving, Spending, Investing, Donating • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
The Everything Kids' Money Book: Earn it, save it, and watch it grow! • Amazon Business $7.10 1 $7.10
Ella Earns Her Own Money (Cloverleaf Books: Money Basics) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
A Dollar, a Penny, How Much and How Many? (Math Is Categorical) • Amazon Business $6.60 1 $6.60
Lily Learns About Wants and Needs (Cloverleaf Books - Money Basics) • Amazon Business $5.87 1 $5.87
Gabriel Gets a Great Deal (Cloverleaf Books: Money Basics) • Amazon Business $5.72 1 $5.72
The Penny Pot (MathStart 3) • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
A Dollar For Penny (Step-Into-Reading, Step 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$482.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$44.19

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$564.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$99.60

Total project goal

$664.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$664.00

16 Donors

-$546.16

Donations toward project cost

-$496.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.76

match offer

-$80.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$68.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$37.84

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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17 donors17 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Charles Schwab Foundation and 16 other donors.

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