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Mrs. Raynor from Kansas City MO is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Give a Hoot for Classroom Loot While Learning Financial Literacy

Help me give my students money manipulatives, learning games, and a classroom store to learn about financial literacy. My Students come from families that struggle socioeconomically. Children can understand money management through hands-on learning opportunities.

  • $443 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My urban ESL classroom is full of energetic, creative, and eager young children. My students are very diverse in their backgrounds and their learning styles as they come from countries around the world.

I teach at a low-income, high poverty school where 100% of the students get free lunches.

Our school also serves a free breakfast to all students and food is sent home over the weekends to help meet their needs. My goal, as their teacher, is to give them a learning environment where they are comfortable and feel inspired as they are growing and learning.

Donations to my classroom will make a tremendous difference in my students' lives. These young ESL students will be talking, planning, and improving their thinking and mathematical skills while collaborating on their learning.

My Project

My students need money manipulatives, coin stamps, games, and a classroom incentive store to learn about financial literacy. I want to teach my students the skills they need to develop a strong foundation for lifelong financial competence. I created this project because I want to help my students discover the relationships of earning to spending and saving. I strongly believe that in doing this, my students will begin to understand the value of money. Students will have the opportunity to learn about saving and spending money, among other important skills as they visit our classroom store to purchase their rewards and prizes.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Educational Insights Math Trekker Addition-Subtraction, Grades 1+ • Amazon Business $10.39 6 $62.34
labebe Kid Bookshelf with Wheels, Green Owl Wood Bookshelf for Kid 1 Year Up, Baby Bookshelf/Child Bookshelf/Toddler Bookshelf/Toddler Book Rack/Display Shelf/Book Display/Kid Corner Bookshelf Decor • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
2000 PLUS Stamp Pad, Gel, Size #2, Black Ink (030256) • Amazon Business $5.73 7 $40.11
Learning Resources Pretend & Play Calculator Cash Register, Classic Counting Toy, 73 Pieces, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $29.96 1 $29.96
Ashley Productions ASH10067BN Math Die-Cut Magnets, U.S. Coins, 33 Pieces Per Pack, 6 Packs • Amazon Business $29.94 1 $29.94
Center Enterprise CE818 Coin-Heads & TAILS SET-1/5/10/25/50 • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Star Right Magnetic Letters with Tabletop Easel & White Board for Kids - Educational Alphabet Magnets for Learning -Includes 104 Magnets with 1 Dry Erase Magnetic Easel - Learning Toys for 4+ Year Old • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
2-Pack Premium Wall Storage Pocket Charts/Organizers (Black) - The Perfect Pocket Chart for Classroom, School, Office or Home Use • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Dowling Magnets Magnet Math Magnetic Demonstration# Line (10 to 120) • Amazon Business $15.59 1 $15.59
Counting Caddie and Place Value Pocket Chart • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
MISSLO Classroom Pocket Chart For Cell Phones Calculators, 30 Clear Pockets • Amazon Business $12.78 1 $12.78
100 AG13 LR44 A76 357 357A 303 SP76 L1154 SR44W 157 4276 PX76A RW82 EPX76 G13 BATTERY Retail Packs of 10 • Amazon Business $11.20 1 $11.20

Materials cost

$340.83

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$375.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.34

Total project goal

$442.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$442.28

2 Donors

-$221.14

Donations toward project cost

-$187.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.17

match offer

-$221.14

Match offer toward project cost

-$187.97

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.17

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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