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Mrs. Martinez from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-on Learning!

Help me give my students a led light panel for sensory play, laminator sheets to laminate their game to last longer, Wooden Rekenrek Abacus/subtract and post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad for writing.

  • $594 goal

This project expired on May 15, 2022.

This project expired on May 15, 2022.

My Students

My first grade students are excited about learning! They love hands on experiences. They are curious and energetic. Students enjoy working together, especially during math and language arts.

In this classroom, students come from different backgrounds.

They are bilingual and speak English and Spanish.

My Project

Students learn better through hand-on experiences. I want my students to be continuously engaged in learning. The materials I selected will help me organized their games for easy access. These materials will also make a difference in the students' education. For example, the Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad will give students the opportunity to collaborate in small groups and post their work in the classroom. Students will use and benefit from the Ultra Bright LED Light Panel because they will learn through sensory when exploring with math shapes or forming words in English or in Spanish. The Mini 20-Bead Wooden Rekenrek Abacus will help students solve addition and subtraction problems individually or in groups.

The classroom is a community of young learners.

I want to create an environment in which young children work together successfully. These skills will help them in school and in life.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TickiT-9200 Ultra Bright LED Light Panel - In Home Learning Supplies for Sensory Play - Adjustable Brightness - Color and Shape Exploration on a Light Box • Amazon Business $148.74 1 $148.74
hand2mind Mini 20-Bead Wooden Rekenrek Abacus, Abacus for Kids Math, Wooden Counting Math Manipulatives, Bead Counters for Kids Math, Learn Counting and Numbers, Homeschool Supplies (Set of 25) • Amazon Business $99.99 1 $99.99
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25 in x 30 in, White, 30 Sheets/Pad, 2 Pad/Pack, Great for Virtual Teachers and Students (559) • Amazon Business $49.99 2 $99.98
Constructive Playthings Manipulative Shapes Kit for Light Tables (267 pcs.) • Amazon Business $57.35 1 $57.35
Really Good Stuff Small Clear Plastic Stackable Storage Tubs with Locking Lid – Red Handles Lock Lid in Place – Hold Supplies, Manipulatives and More in Classroom or Home, 8”x4”x5” (Set of 5) • Amazon Business $41.10 1 $41.10
5MIL Thermal Laminating Pouches (150 Count) | Letter, Photo, Card, Notecard, ID Badge and Business Card Sizes | Dry-Erase Friendly Sheets, Compatible with Laminators | Crystal Clear Laminated Finish • Amazon Business $19.89 1 $19.89

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