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Mrs. Meyers from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-on Learning Using our own Materials

Help me give my students hands-on math and literacy resources, such as, foam dice, pattern blocks, unifix cubes, sorting buttons, ten frames, counters, dry erase boards, lowercase letter stamps, lowercase magnetic letters, and Sets 1-5 Bob books.

  • $631 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our school is a public school located on the southwest side of Chicago, IL. The parents and members of our community are very involved with our school, the students' education, and are very supportive of all of the teachers. Our school staff and parents have high expectations for all of the students and we take pride in our students' accomplishments. The kindergarten students are active participants in all of our school activities and are eager to learn and explore while they are in school.

My Project

Students have a better understanding of what they are learning while using hands-on materials. In order to continue to allow all of my kindergarten students the opportunity to use various math and literacy materials, I will need enough materials to create individual packs for each child. I am in the process of preparing individual math and literacy kits for each kindergarten student to use throughout the school day. These materials will be used this year and for many years to come.

Each student's math kit will include dice, ten frames, counters, Unifix cubes, pattern blocks, sorting buttons, and dry erase boards.

Each literacy kit will include decodable books, letters stamps, and magnetic letters. Students will keep these materials at their individual stations to have on hand throughout each school day. These materials will allow for continued engagement and academic growth.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Didax Educational Resources Unifix Cubes Set (100 Pack) • Amazon Business $13.53 6 $81.18
Educational Insights Alphabet Rubber Stamps - Lowercase 5/8", Set of 26 Letters and 4 Punctuation Marks: Perfect for Homeschool & Classroom, Ages 4+ • Amazon Business $12.24 5 $61.20
Educational Insights Color-Coded Lowercase AlphaMagnets, Set of 42 Magnetic Lowercase Letters, Perfect for Homeschool, Preschool Readiness & Classroom, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $9.66 5 $48.30
30 Piece Dry Erase Lap Boards Double-Sided for Classroom, 9 x 12 Inches Portable Lap Board Classroom Whiteboard with 60 Pens, 30 Erasers and 30 Pen Holders for Students, Kids and Adults • Amazon Business $47.99 1 $47.99
edxeducation Plastic Pattern Blocks - Set of 250 - Early Geometry Skills - Math Manipulative for Shape Recognition, Symmetry, Patterning and Fractions - Ages 4+ • Amazon Business $15.99 3 $47.97
Colorations - BAGBTN Really Big Bright Buttons, 130 Pieces, 1 Pound, 8 Shapes, Assorted Colors, Sewing, Jumbo, Projects, Crochet, Knitting, Gifts, Hand Made, Arts & Crafts, for Kids • Amazon Business $19.85 2 $39.70
Foam Dice Set - Bulk Pack of 36, 1.5 Inch Large Assorted Colorful Foam Dice Cubes with Number Dots, Use for Kids, Classrooms, Math Games, Building Toys, Party Supplies by Bedwina • Amazon Business $10.69 2 $21.38
hand2mind Foam Two-Color Counters for Kids Ages 5-8, Math Supplies for Early Math Learners, Math Manipulatives for Counting, Grouping, and Bingo Chips, Homeschool Supplies (Pack of 200) • Amazon Business $6.82 3 $20.46
Roylco Inc. Bright Buttons, 1 Pound, Assorted • Amazon Business $10.20 2 $20.40
Carson Dellosa Ten Frames and Counters Cut-Outs (120498) • Amazon Business $5.99 3 $17.97
Bob Books Set 5- Long Vowels • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Bob Books Set 4 - Complex Words • Amazon Business $15.38 1 $15.38
Bob Books Set 2-Advancing Beginners • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Bob Books: First Stories • Amazon Business $14.26 1 $14.26
Bob Books Set 3- Word Families • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Bob Books, Set 1: Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Juvale Mini Square Whiteboard Erasers (4 Colors, 24 Pack) • Amazon Business $7.97 1 $7.97

Materials cost

$498.82

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$536.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$94.64

Total project goal

$630.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$630.94

2 Donors

-$428.96

Donations toward project cost

-$364.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$64.34

match offer

-$201.98

Match offer toward project cost

-$171.68

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.30

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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