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Ms. O. from Worcester MA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Independent Wizards!

My students need math tool kits to become independent problem solvers and materials to feel successful!

  • $782 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom consists of a diverse population, from all over the world. Many of them are English Language Learners, come from low income families and are growing up in inner city neighborhoods. At school they are provided with free breakfast and lunch and many of them are given backpacks of food every Friday to ensure they are fed over the weekend.

Despite the obstacles they face daily outside of school, they continue to show up eager to learn.

I consider my students to be the most caring, generous, understanding and helpful children that I know. They deserve the best education regardless of where they come from. When they enter my classroom, they feel safe and know they have the opportunity to find their strengths through engaging, hands-on learning.

My goal is to provide the necessary resources for an exciting and rich learning experience, especially for those who lack that opportunity in their home environment. If my students are fortunate enough to obtain these types of resources, this will help them develop the skills needed to be and feel successful. This will give them exposure to new types of learning.

My Project

My students need math tool kits to utilize every day during math instruction. These kits include everything they will need to master curriculum standards.

Having these kits will help them to feel successful by having access to manipulatives that can and will help them to develop independent problem solving skills and to make sense of math.

They are also in need of expo markers to use on the whiteboards when doing phonics and math instruction. The birthday certificates will give them the opportunity to feel extra special on their day! Having the bean bag in the room will put them in a quiet, comfortable space to read a book or complete work. Having these kinds of materials makes for a rich and exciting learning environment.

Ms. O.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC771 - Math Manipulative Toolbox - K-Gr. 1 - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $159.00 3 $477.00
DEW DROP BEAN BAG CHAIR - SPECIFY COLOR • School Specialty $55.97 1 $55.97
POCKET CHART MAGNETIC TABLETOP DRY ERASE • School Specialty $43.52 1 $43.52
MARKER DRY ERASE GREAT ERASE GRIP POCKET PACK OF 30 • School Specialty $25.55 1 $25.55
EMOJI HAPPY BIRTHDAY FUN AWARDS - PACK OF 30 • School Specialty $3.40 1 $3.40
CERTIFICATES 5 1/2X8 1/2 IT'S YOUR BIRTHDAY! PACK OF 30 • School Specialty $3.05 1 $3.05
AWARD HAPPY BIRTHDAY PACK OF 30 • School Specialty $3.05 1 $3.05

Materials cost

$611.54

Vendor shipping charges

$13.45

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.17

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$664.16

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$117.20

Total project goal

$781.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$781.36

1 Donor

-$781.36

Donations toward project cost

-$664.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$117.20

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$0.00

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