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

Hands-on Learning

Help me give my students hands-on materials for learning and exploring early literacy and numeracy concepts. Students will explore letters with the Alphabet Soup Sorters and addition/subtraction with the ten frames.

  • $185 goal

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My Students

My students are 1st and 2nd graders who are inquisitive, engaged, and fun-loving. We have a variety of levels in our special education classroom, so it is important that my students have access to diverse, high quality materials.

My student learn best through engaging in play and age-appropriate texts.

First and second grade is such an exciting time as students become more independent and start reading on their own. Students are learning to problem solve and work together to meet classroom goals. Thank you for your support!

My Project

In our classroom, we use centers for students to explore early literacy and numeracy concepts at their individual levels. Materials like the Alligator ABC matching game and the Alphabet Soup Starters allow students to explore letters and their sounds in an engaging and tactile way. Likewise, tools such as gear clocks, base 10 units, and ten frames promote math concepts such as counting, telling time, place value, addition and subtraction.

When students are engaged in learning using age-appropriate materials and play, they are able to make more connections, sustain attention longer, and work more independently.

Thank you for your support!

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Mrs. Freeze
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 10 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources Alphabet Soup Sorters, 208 Pieces • Amazon Business $32.97 1 $32.97
Learning Resources Magnetic Visual Time Tracker & Clock, Classroom Accessories, Teacher Aids, 3-Color Lighted Display, Visual & Audio Alarms • Amazon Business $19.93 1 $19.93
ETA hand2mind RekenRods Ten-Frames, Set of 4 • Amazon Business $8.95 2 $17.90
Learning Resources Snap-n-Learn Alphabet Alligators, Fine Motor Toy, 26 Double-Sided Pieces, Ages 18 Months + • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
WXBOOM 1400pcs (700 Pairs) Hook & Loop Self Adhesive Dots Tapes 20mm Diameter Sticky Back Coins White • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Learning Resources Gear Clock, 4 Inch, Set of 6 • Amazon Business $10.41 1 $10.41
English Matching Letter Game Cartoon Educational Spelling Words Toy & Increases Memory Interactive Parent-Kids Desk Game (Lower Case Letters) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
ETA hand2mind Blue Plastic Base Ten Units, Set of 100 • Amazon Business $8.80 1 $8.80

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