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Mrs. Parayil from Chicago IL is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Growing Our Brains in Kindergarten

My students need Rekenrek counters for our new math curriculum.

  • $1,002 goal

This project expired on November 29, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Many of our students come to school with almost no number sense! By the end of the year they will be completing addition and subtraction. They will also complete word problems and understand why they use specific math functions.

The students at our school work hard every day.

The mission of our school is to prepare all of our students with the fundamental academic skills, critical thinking ability, and strength of character to succeed in high school, college, and a career of their choice. We empower all of our students with the education today that will need to change the world tomorrow.

My Project

These materials will be used in our new math curriculum! Rekenrek sets are used to support the natural development of number sense in children. Our students will love the chance to do hands-on math with these math tools. The rekenrek sets will help students who come to school unable to count, learn how to count to 20. They will also help students understand how to add numbers up to 20.

These donations will give students the chance to use hands-on material in our new math curriculum.

Giving students a fundamental understanding of numbers through hands-on learning builds a strong math foundation they will use in the future.

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

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 70 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP617 - Student Rekenrek - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $37.99 18 $683.82
PP619 - Classroom Rekenrek • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 5 $124.95

Materials cost

$808.77

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$850.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$150.16

Total project goal

$1,001.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,001.06

1 Donor

-$1,001.06

Donations toward project cost

-$850.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$150.16

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$0.00

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