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Mrs. Engelbrecht from Eagle Lake TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-On Math

My students need more hands-on math kits for problem solving opportunities both at home and in the classroom.

  • $483 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am so excited that you are visiting today. My name is Joy Engelbrecht and I teach in a small rural community in Texas. I love my job and my students. This is my 18th year teaching and my third year at my hometown school. I love teaching in this community because I grew up here and feel like I am giving back to the community that gave so much to me. I have watched these children grow in their academics and it makes me so proud.

Many of the children I teach come from low socioeconomic homes where English may not be the primary language.

By providing them with more hands-on activities and differentiated instruction I am able to create an individualized learning experience for them and they enjoy learning.

My classroom may never be the same because of wonderful people like you. I hope you will join me as I continually try to find great materials to support my students' learning in class. You make a difference!!! Thank you so much for your support! Mrs. Engelbrecht

My Project

Many of my students struggle with the concepts of place value in connection with adding and subtracting. I would like to get more manipulatives in their hands for them to use at home and at school. I would like to check out bags to the students any time they need to take the items home to work with a parent to get extra help with concepts from class. In addition to taking them home, I would like to have them in the hands of each child in the classroom when we are problem-solving daily and spiraling our learning concepts.

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

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG902 - Base 10 Hands-On Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 2 $159.98
Learning Resources Hands-On Soft Dot Dice Bucket • Amazon Business $30.72 2 $61.44
Learning Resources LER0287 Doublesix Dominoes In Bucket • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
12 Decks (6 Red/6 Blue) Wide-Size, Regular Index Playing Cards Set – Plastic-Coated, Classic Poker Size by Brybelly • Amazon Business $14.99 4 $59.96
Shindel 13" Party Gift Tote Bags Blank Non-woven fabric Rainbow Colors with Handles for Birthday Favors, Snacks, Decoration, Arts & Crafts, Event Supplies,12 PCS • Amazon Business $6.99 4 $27.96
Koplow Games Place Value Dice Classroom Accessories • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49

Materials cost

$374.81

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$410.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.43

Total project goal

$482.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$482.86

9 Donors

-$392.43

Donations toward project cost

-$346.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.75

match offer

-$75.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$15.43

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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