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Mrs. Brinkley from Orange TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

From Drab to Fab in 1st Grade Math!

My students need math learning games and storage to replace items destroyed in flood waters.

  • $339 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Eager to learn best describes my struggling math students. They come from rural homes devastated by the flood waters of Hurricane Harvey. Our students have shown resilience to being temporary relocated due to our flooded school.

Yet when they walk in my classroom (currently a storage room in a borrowed school), they are excited to see what they'll be learning today.

The small group atmosphere meets their individual academic needs through a variety of strategies. They feel loved and accepted. It's our version of family---where we laugh, share, and learn. My students deserve it!

My Project

First graders learn math best by highly engaged, hands-on activities. My first graders need high quality math learning games to help close their learning gaps in math. With a bookcase, we will have space in our future portable building to replace class favorite games that were destroyed from Hurricane Harvey.

It's all about creating fun experiences with numbers!

Students cheer each other on through the positive environment math games bring. Not only do the games build on their math skills, but their self confidence as well. They make students excited to come to school because learning doesn't have to be drab---it can be fab!!

Mrs. Brinkley
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
BOOKCASE 35X13X52 SNAP TOGETHER METAL SPECIFY COLOR • School Specialty $121.07 1 $121.07
FF801 - Operations Activity Station - Gr. 1-2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
AA623 - Decomposing Numbers Addition Fluency Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LEARNING CENTERS MATH GR. 1-2 NUMBERS • School Specialty $18.88 1 $18.88
JJ395 - Subtraction Bingo • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
SANDUSKY LEE ETA AND SNAP BKCS - COLORS • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
BLACK (09)- SANDUSKY LEE • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00

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