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Mrs. LaKari from Erie PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fractions Are It!

Help me give my students an understanding of what fractions are and what they represent.

  • $189 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We have a brand new math curriculum and no manipulatives. It would be wonderful to have hands on fraction resources for the students to understand what a fraction is.

I would love magnetic fraction bars and magnetic fraction pieces to help them understand the value of each fraction.

This basic understanding will lay the ground work for them to be able to find equivalent fractions, add them, and subtract them. These resources would help them visualize and manipulate pieces to see how to fit together pieces to make a whole.

My Project

We have started our new Math Unit which is on Fractions. My students are struggling to understand what a fraction is. They are also extremely confused to as what an equivalent fraction is and what parts makes them equal.

With each lesson I am hoping the magnetic fractions help them to visualize the size of the fraction and what makes a whole.

I have asked for bar and circle fractions for the students to see up on the board and so they can manipulate them while they are doing their work. It is so important for them to be able to understand what a fraction is and how to determine what each size is.

Mrs. LaKari
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ETA hand2mind Magnetic Differentiated Base Ten Blocks - Math Manipulatives for Elementary (Set of 131) • Amazon Business $24.10 1 $24.10
Everyday Educate Math Poster for Elementary and Middle School Classroom - Excellent Educational Math Posters - Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division (12" x 12") • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
129pcs Magnetic Rainbow Fraction Tiles Circles • Amazon Business $16.90 1 $16.90
Learning Resources Tri-Facta Multiplication & Division Game, 2-4 Players, 104Piece Set, Ages 8+ • Amazon Business $15.47 1 $15.47
Learning Advantage The Original Fraction Dominoes - 45 Dominoes - Math Manipulative Game for Kids - Teach Equivalent, Adding and Subtracting Fractions • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
hand2mind Plastic Fraction Dominoes Game, Math Manipulative Tiles (Set of 30) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
EAI Education Math Stacks Multiplication & Division Game: Grades 3-5 • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
EAI Education Math Stacks Fraction Equivalence Game: Grades 3-5 • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95

Materials cost

$115.30

Vendor shipping charges

$12.94

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$159.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.23

Total project goal

$188.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$188.20

3 Donors

-$93.62

Donations toward project cost

-$79.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.63

match offer

-$94.09

Match offer toward project cost

-$79.98

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.11

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.49

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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