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Mrs. Osborne from San Antonio TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Engaging in Math

My students need magnetic building shapes and other games to make math as exciting and engaging as possible!

  • $425 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am blessed to teach the most amazing group of third graders. They amaze me daily with their love of questioning, math, researching, learning, experimenting, reading, leading, and education. My class is a very diverse group of learners that have a large variety of learning styles.

When a child has choices presented to them, their ability to truly feel successful is greatly enhanced.

From flexible seating options, student driven research projects, limitless leadership opportunities- I strongly believe in giving students choices in their learning and the opportunity to engage in hands-on learning to make them successful.

My Project

I absolutely love to try new and innovative ways to reach and teach all of my students. My 60+ students have multiple learning styles and I am driven to reach every student individually with what speaks to them. Having spent the last year with this goal in mind, I have set about to make every single lesson as engaging and memorable as possible. After attending Hope and Wade King's setting the Stage to Engage Professional development, I am more determined than ever!!!

I love to take risks in my classroom, and if you peek in my room, we may be using walkie talkies to communicate strategies to solve problems, wearing headlamps while navigating a "Number Line Mine", creating a new song to remember a skill or strategy, using race cars to demonstrate the skill of rounding, playing giant basketball to compare fractions, solving real world problems with clues brought in by "Secret Agents"... I like to make every lesson exciting and memorable.

The magnetic shapes allow for hands on geometry lessons, the inflatable football allows for exciting and engaging math game opportunities, frisbee discs to record answers on and refills for my class set of 3-Doodler...the list goes on and on! I am SO excited to extend and expand my engaging lessons.

Student engagement has been a HUGE predictor of success with complex lessons in my class. When the students are engaged and excited to learn, they do not even realize the difficulty of the lessons and skills that they are learning.

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This project will reach 59 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kids Magnet Toys Magnet Building Tiles, 120 PCs 3D Magnetic Building Blocks Set, Educational Toys for Kids Children • Amazon Business $64.99 1 $64.99
Magnetic Building Blocks, 60+6 Extra Magnetic Tiles, 3D Magnet Building Toys set, Educational Construction Magnetic Blocks for Kids, Strong Metallic Rivets, Varied Shapes, Translucent Rainbow Colors • Amazon Business $39.95 1 $39.95
Inflatable Two Sided Football & Baseball Target Set - Includes One Inflatable 5 Foot Tall Target (Football Player on one side and Baseball Catcher on 2nd Side), a Soft Mini Football and Mini Baseball • Amazon Business $37.99 1 $37.99
3Doodler Start Eco-Plastics Bundle (6pack) - Really Rainbow (D132) • Amazon Business $35.37 1 $35.37
Nerf N-Strike Elite Precision Target Set - Colors Vary • Amazon Business $24.79 1 $24.79
Plastic Flying Discs (Set of 6), 9-Inch • Amazon Business $11.69 2 $23.38
3Doodler Start Refill Plastics Bundle (Primary Pow) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Jssmst Locking Small Steel Cash Box with Money Tray,Lock Box,Black Small • Amazon Business $9.69 2 $19.38
Xmaha 3D Pen Filament for 3d doodler start 3D pen replacement filament refill (6 Color_Girl) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
KOVOT 2-Player Inflatable Football Ring Toss Game - Game Rules Included (2 Goal Post Hats & 6 Rings) • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Learning Advantage 4612 Fence It In: Exploring Area and Perimeter game, Grade: 2, 20.3" Height, 8.85" Width, 13.3" Length • Amazon Business $12.77 1 $12.77
EKIND 100Pcs Suction Darts Refill Foam Bullet for Nerf N-strike Elite Guns (10 different color) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
If You Were a Quadrilateral (Math Fun) • Amazon Business $7.65 1 $7.65

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