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Mrs. Grahn from Shawnee OK is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I Like to Move It, Move It! Math Manipulatives

My students need several math centers like games, puzzles, and at your seat centers to keep them moving ahead using their hands!

  • $505 goal

This project expired on March 1, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are in the middle! They have learned how to complete basic math skills, but they aren't at a level of mastery quite yet. They have used manipulatives since kindergarten and I would like to provide them with materials that help them practice grade level skills using their hands.

I teach in a small school on the outskirts of town.

My third grade students are preparing for the BIG state test and I need to provide them with as many ways as I can to practice the concepts they will face on the test. My students need the opportunity to learn through manipulatives because they are still concrete thinkers. They need to move it to understand it and master it.

My Project

I have a wide range of abilities in my classroom. At times when I have instructed students on a skill, some students finish faster than others. The students who finish quickly need something to do when they are done. I will use the math centers I am requesting to help students practice math skills once they are done with the current skill in a fun and engaging manner.

I believe that students in my class will increase their math skills if they are given the opportunity to learn using manipulatives they can move and change.

There are no wrong answers when you can quickly see a mistake and correct it, which lends itself to a non-threatening environment where students will take chances and grow! Only time will tell how far they go!

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This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH490X - Elementary Math Instant Learning Centers - Set 2 • Lakeshore Learning $179.00 1 $179.00
HH190X - Quick-Pick Math Student Activity Cards - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $69.95 1 $69.95
DD890X - Math Facts Practice Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $95.00 1 $95.00
DR182 - Dice in Dice Tub • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95

Materials cost

$363.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$29.66

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$429.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.71

Total project goal

$504.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$504.73

1 Donor

-$504.73

Donations toward project cost

-$429.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$75.71

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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