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Ms. Mayhew
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 8 donors
  • $0 still needed

First Grade Organized Learning

My students need hands-on math materials and classroom books to build an essential foundation in academic subjects! A rug and storage bins will organize our environment.

My Students

I'm a first grade teacher at a low income school. Many of my students need extra support to be on grade level. Providing hands-on learning and a variety of class books greatly supports learning. Creating an organized classroom for each child to have their own space also enhances student learning.

My students are wonderfully unique and diverse in ethnicity, culture, and abilities.

Title I students have parents that care and want the best for their children, but sometimes are overwhelmed with work and trying to make ends meet. This can make it hard for some single or struggling parents to spend time helping with homework for their child's academic success. It is difficult for low income families to provide as much exposure to hands-on math learning materials and age-appropriate books because of their high cost. These children are eager to learn in a comfortable environment.

My Project

I am requesting a classroom rug for each child to have their own comfortable space for direct instruction and reading time. I have requested wipe off plastic covers for my students to practice their writing, spelling, and math skills in a fun and unique way. I have requested a variety of on-grade level books on social skills, math, science, and literacy to increase their learning in those areas. The on-grade level books will be used for whole class teaching as well as in our class library for students to read. I have included storage bins with labels to store these fabulous books! I have also added math materials to be used for whole class instruction and for student hands-on learning. All of these materials add to an exciting, organized, fun learning environment for children to learn successfully in all academic areas.

The first graders in my class this year, and in years to come, will benefit from having such high-quality, standards based, fun, and engaging materials to learn basic core subjects.

These materials will not only aide with our classroom learning environment but also with my students learning in math, social skills, character education, science and literacy. Thank you!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA952 - A Place for Everyone Classroom Carpet for 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $469.00 1 $469.00
DE190 - Reusable Write & Wipe Pocket - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.50 3 $67.50
RR661 - Jumbo Magnetic Numbers - Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
RR662 - Jumbo Magnetic Counters - Set of 100 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
BX710X - Heavy-Duty Classroom Bins - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LA621 - 5 1/2" x 4" Labeling Pockets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Howard B. Wigglebottom On Yes or No • AKJ Books $10.95 1 $10.95
Tease Monster : (a Book about Teasing vs. Bullying) • AKJ Books $9.86 1 $9.86
I Just Don''t Like the Sound of No! My Story About Accepting No for an Answer • AKJ Books $9.86 1 $9.86
I Just Want to Do It My Way!: My Story About Staying on Task and Asking for Help • AKJ Books $9.86 1 $9.86
ID305 - Magnetic Base Ten Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 1 $8.99
It''s Hard to Be a Verb! • AKJ Books $8.96 1 $8.96
Don''t be Afraid to Drop! • AKJ Books $8.96 1 $8.96
Personal Space Camp • AKJ Books $8.96 1 $8.96
Ricky Sticky Fingers • AKJ Books $8.96 1 $8.96
Soda Pop Head • AKJ Books $8.96 1 $8.96
Should I Share My Ice Cream? • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
Leave Me Alone • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
Penny and the Punctuation Bee • AKJ Books $6.29 1 $6.29
It''s Mine! Leo Lionni • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
More or Less • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Animals on Board (MathStart 2) • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
Katie Did It • AKJ Books $3.61 1 $3.61

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This project will reach 25 students.

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This classroom project was brought to life by Wells Fargo, Utah and 7 other donors.

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