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Ms. Pearson from Newport News VA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Financial Literacy for Pre-K Littles!

Help me give my students math games, counting books, and kitchen/store dramatic play resources like a cash register to reinforce financial literacy skills in our pre-k classroom!

  • $340 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a Title I, pre-kindergarten school. We are the largest in the area, serving approximately 500+ students. Our school accepts those who are identified as academically high-risk, and we provide school readiness activities for 4 and 5-year-old children in full-day programs.

Most of our students come from low-income households.

We have a large dual language and military population, with 100% of our students receiving free breakfast and lunch meals each day. We have 18 intelligent, curious, and eager-to-learn students in our classroom from diverse backgrounds who will benefit greatly from any support given through DonorsChoose.org projects.

My Project

In our Pre-K classroom, we count, sing, play and read each day. We are learning basic math concepts in a hands on way, which is best for little learners. It is never too early to learn about financial literacy! My students are young, but we're learning to compare numbers, count, sort, add and subtract with simple math stories, and number recognition. Help me teach my students with fun and engaging math books, fine motor math concept games (sorting, counting, patterning) with the magnetic fishing game, and an actual working cash register and sliced pizza set that students can utilize in our dramatic play kitchen area!

The materials in this project will enhance my students’ math skills through highly engaging hands-on, interactive activities.

Counting and numbers books will help my students match quantity to quality. The cash register allows them to play with money, purchase items, and expand vocabulary, while problem solving with friends. While learning with these highly engaging resources, I will be able to teach my students early concepts about saving and spending, how money is used to make purchases, and making good choices based on needs and wants. Thank you for your help and contribution to ensure my students a bright financial future!

Ms. Pearson
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD935X Magnetic Fishing Math Centers Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
PP723 RealWorking Cash Register • Lakeshore Learning Materials $36.99 1 $36.99
AA169 The Rainbow Fish Counting Storytelling Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
Think Fast Toys - Translucent Pegs on Clear Board for Toddlers - Teaches Early Color, Sorting, and Counting .Perfect for Home Schooling and at Home Education! • Amazon Business $22.89 1 $22.89
CozyBomB Magnetic Wooden Fishing Game Toy for Toddlers - Alphabet Fish Catching Counting Preschool Board Games Toys for 3 4 5 Year Old Girl Boy Kids Birthday Learning Education Math with Magnet Poles • Amazon Business $21.98 1 $21.98
TW106 Pizza Party Playset • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Learning Resources Mini Motor Math Activity Set, Homeschool, Includes Counting, Pattern, Addition and Subtraction Activities, 31 Pieces, Ages 4+ • Amazon Business $14.69 1 $14.69
One, Two, Three • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
How Many? (Talking Math) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
One, Two, Three • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
My Very First Book of Numbers • Amazon Business $4.39 1 $4.39

Materials cost

$254.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$288.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.93

Total project goal

$339.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$339.55

2 Donors

-$164.78

Donations toward project cost

-$148.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.77

match offer

-$165.43

Match offer toward project cost

-$140.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.81

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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