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Ms. Roderick from Citrus Heights CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-On Math Tools to Build Conceptual Understanding

Help me give my students math tools and manipulatives to utilize and build conceptual understanding.

  • $172 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are diverse and come from many different cultures, backgrounds, and environments. My classroom is the only Transitional Kindergarten classroom at our school, and a few of the students began in the preschool program on campus as well.

They are Transitional Kindergarteners, and they are truly engaged when learning through hands on experiences and play.

If it's in the hand, it's in the brain. Many of the students enjoy playing with manipulative and building blocks. They are very creative and enjoy hands on activities and projects in order to express their creativity.

My Project

I am a first year transitional kindergarten teacher. I previously taught preschool for 5 years. I was lucky enough to be given a lot of supplies, but I still need a few more things in order to give my students the best learning experience, not just this school year, but for many more school years to come.

These materials will help fill my classroom and give my students the hands on creative experience they need.

I want to implement hands on tools, such as Rekenreks, to develop mathematical concepts and understanding. Transitional Kindergarten students learn through hands on experiences, so I wanted my students to have access to manipulative and math games to develop the Common Core kindergarten standards and math practice standards.

Ms. Roderick
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EAI Education Rekenrek Build-a-Set • Amazon Business $34.95 1 $34.95
LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696 Building Toys for Creative Play; Kids Creative Kit (484 Pieces) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Math for Love Tiny Polka Dot • Amazon Business $14.65 1 $14.65
Learning Advantage Giant Magnetic Foam Ten Frames - Includes 2 Frames with 20 Disks - Math Manipulative 10 Frame Activity for Kids - Teach Number Concepts, Addition and Subtraction • Amazon Business $14.32 1 $14.32
Fun Express Puzzle-Shaped Block Set (50 Pcs) 2 1/4" X 1 3/8". Plastic. • Amazon Business $9.85 1 $9.85
hand2mind 20-Bead Wood Rekenrek, Math Counting Frame (Ages 4+) • Amazon Business $2.99 1 $2.99

Materials cost

$104.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.58

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$145.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.75

Total project goal

$171.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$171.65

2 Donors

-$86.00

Donations toward project cost

-$73.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.90

match offer

-$85.65

Match offer toward project cost

-$72.80

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.85

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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