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Mrs. Schanck from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands On Math Centers!

Help me give my students hands-on materials for geometry, area and perimeter, and basic math skill centers!

  • $579 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

A typical day in my classroom involves lots of math! I teach math to three third grade classes. That's about sixty students! We are always counting, adding, subtracting, multiplying, or building something! I am hoping that my students leave my room feeling as if they are mathematicians!

As my students continue their journey through third grade, I want to be sure to provide them with the materials they need to be successful.

My students are excited to learn and love to have fun, hands-on activities.

My Project

These hands-on math materials will allow me to have small groups of children work on specific skills in geometry, area and perimeter, and basic math skills. During small group time, I am able to work with 2-3 students on skills that they may need extra help with. During this time it is important that I have meaningful centers for the other students to work at while in small groups. While I’m focused on students who may need extra help, I realize the importance of challenging my other students in a fun, meaningful way. The students love centers with hands on manipulatives!

Mrs. Schanck
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE655X - Teaching Math Skills Activity Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
GG458 - Build & Learn Geometric Shapes Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 2 $79.98
TT566 - Build & Learn Area & Perimeter Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 2 $79.98
EE658 - Teaching Geometry Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 2 $79.98
EE498 - 3-D Geometric Shapes Tub • Lakeshore Learning Materials $21.99 3 $65.97

Materials cost

$454.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$491.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.78

Total project goal

$578.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$578.51

7 Donors

-$564.39

Donations toward project cost

-$491.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.66

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.12

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$0.00

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