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Mrs. Swenson from Lawrence MA is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I'm Done! Now What? Math Games For Early Finishers

My students need engaging math activities that are aligned to the common core standards.

  • $316 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are happy to be at school no matter what our building looks like or what resources we are missing. They love me, I love them, and we both love learning!

We are students in a very high poverty, 100% free and reduced lunch community.

We are 82% Hispanic. We are proud of who we are and unaware of how underprivileged we are. Most of us are bilingual with English as our second language. 3 students in our class are new to the county this year and are just beginning to learn English. We are a strong second grade class that loves reading, writing, and math. We have 3 math classes a day some weeks to help us prepare for MCAS next year.

My Project

Students work hard to finish their partner work and independent work each day. They are very motivated learners to begin with and always put their best effort into their work. Instead of extra credit worksheets or my homemade games, students will be able to play exciting, interactive math games! These games will not only help them practice math skills. They will constantly have to learn and practice social skills while they read directions and play these games.

Giving early finishers a fun common core aligned game or activity will keep the excitement and entertainment in math while with are busy attending to strict common core requirements and loads of test prep.

These games will help students practice place value, money, time, addition, subtraction, comparisons, and word problems.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 23 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL811 - Math Plinko - Gr. 1-2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
PP944 - Time & Measurement Folder Game Library - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
PP942 - Place Value Folder Game Library - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
LL783 - Launch & Match Comparing Numbers Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
FF972 - City Zoo Quest: Time & Measurement Word Problem Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
TT526 - Launch It! Money Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
PP223 - Pop to Win! Math Game - Gr. 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
PP222 - Pop to Win! Math Game - Gr. 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$234.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$268.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.37

Total project goal

$315.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$315.81

3 Donors

-$302.58

Donations toward project cost

-$268.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.14

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.23

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$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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