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Ms. Ekstrom from Galt CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engaging Kinders and Families in Financial Literacy

Help me give my students Family Engagement Math Packs to build financial literacy at home.

  • $269 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach transitional kindergarten and kindergarten at a high poverty Title I school. My classroom makeup consists of English Language Learners, students with both academic and physical special needs, and several students that do not have many opportunities.

I love being able to create a caring and respectful classroom community for my students and offering opportunities that show them all of their possibilities!

My favorite part of teaching is building a community in my classroom and creating learning adventures that get my students excited about learning so that they cannot wait to come to school.

My Project

Financial literacy is an important life skill that begins in kindergarten! My students are learning foundational skills such as counting by ones, fives, and tens, beginning addition and subtraction, comparing numbers, the value of coins, understanding greater/less than, and how to count money.

I am requesting Lakeshore Math Family Engagement Packs to send home with my students.

I am also requesting a storage rack to help keep these amazing packs organized and easy to check out to students. These math packs are a great way for my students to practice number recognition, one-to-one correspondence, number writing, and more, which are all an important part of financial literacy. Practicing these math skills in a fun and hands-on way will build a solid foundation for these students and help to build their financial literacy. It's also a great way to get families working together and supporting their kindergartners through play-based learning.

Ms. Ekstrom
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG650X - Family Engagement Math Packs - Preschool-Kindergarten - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
GG651 - Family Engagement Packs Storage Rack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$178.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.38

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$228.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.24

Total project goal

$268.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$268.29

1 Donor

-$134.14

Donations toward project cost

-$114.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.12

match offer

-$134.15

Match offer toward project cost

-$114.03

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.12

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$0.00

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