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Mrs. Miller from Lebanon PA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Interactive Math Journals

My students need math picture books and dot markers, sheet protectors, craft sticks, buttons, beads and paint to help them explore and understand numbers, counting, patterning, adding and subtracting.

  • $292 goal

This project expired on November 13, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My Kindergarten students are excited, active learners who love school! But this doesn't just happen; we work VERY hard to make it happen. We are constantly looking for new ways to increase their learning in a way that is fun and appropriate for 5 and 6 year old active, energetic students.

All of my kindergarten students come into my classroom ready and excited to learn.

They are just learning their numbers and how to count. By the end of the year they are adding and subtracting and counting to 100. They make remarkable progress. But it is a difficult task for many. Our district serves many students who receive free lunch, who lack an understanding of the English language, and have limited resources at home. Therefore, they enjoy exploring a variety of materials and activities in our classroom. We expect great things from our students and they work very hard to achieve them.

My Project

This year, I am introducing an interactive math journal to help document the learning process in our math lessons. These journals will include activities, models, books, and other articles that provide evidence of learning. The students will also write and explain their learning. I am expecting that every journal will be unique to each student as they explore and process and learn math in their own way. They will be using paints, buttons and pom poms to count and add and subtract. They will be using craft sticks to create shapes and to measure. They will be using pony beads to make patterns. They will also make books about math concepts to include in their journal. All of these activities will also be reinforced in various children's books dealing with math concepts. At the end of the year they will have a journal that shows amazing growth and learning that they can share with their families.

By incorporating interactive math journals in a Kindergarten classroom, the students are not only learning math skills essential to their learning, but they are also enhancing their English language skills in a fun and exciting way!

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

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Do-a-dot Art - Do-a-dot Markers Rainbow Pack 6 Cnt • Teachers' School Supply $15.99 2 $31.98
Sheet Protectors Clear Box Of 100 • Teachers' School Supply $11.99 2 $23.98
BRIGHT BUTTONS 2 LBS • Teachers' School Supply $17.59 1 $17.59
Chenille Kraft Company - Pom Pons Assorted 1/2 Inch • Teachers' School Supply $2.36 6 $14.16
BRIGHT HUES PONY BEADS • Teachers' School Supply $7.00 2 $14.00
Bright Color Craft Sticks - 1000 CNT • Teachers' School Supply $12.75 1 $12.75
Chenille Kraft Company - Jumbo Craft Sticks 500 Pieces Natrl • Teachers' School Supply $10.50 1 $10.50
12 Ways to Get to 11 (Aladdin Picture Books) • Amazon $7.19 1 $7.19
Quack and Count • Amazon $6.30 1 $6.30
How Many Snails?: A Counting Book (Counting Books (Greenwillow Books)) • Amazon $6.29 1 $6.29
Splash! • Amazon $6.29 1 $6.29
One Is a Snail, Ten is a Crab: A Counting by Feet Book • Amazon $6.29 1 $6.29
The Mission of Addition (Math Is Categorical) • Amazon $6.26 1 $6.26
How Do Dinosaurs Count To Ten? • Amazon $5.71 1 $5.71
Mall Mania (MathStart 2) • Amazon $5.39 1 $5.39
Five Silly Fishermen (Step-Into-Reading, Step 2) • Amazon $3.59 1 $3.59
Sargent Art Inc. - Washable Tempera 16 Oz Color: White • Teachers' School Supply $2.93 1 $2.93
Sargent Art Inc. - Washable Tempera 16 Oz Color: Blue • Teachers' School Supply $2.93 1 $2.93
Sargent Art Inc. - Washable Tempera 16 Oz Color: Green • Teachers' School Supply $2.93 1 $2.93
Sargent Art Inc. - Washable Tempera 16 Oz Color: Red • Teachers' School Supply $2.93 1 $2.93
Sargent Art Inc. - Washable Tempera 16 Oz Color: Orange • Teachers' School Supply $2.93 1 $2.93
Sargent Art Inc. - Washable Tempera 16 Oz Color: Yellow • Teachers' School Supply $2.93 1 $2.93
Chenille Kraft Company - Mini Craft Sticks 500 Pcs Natural • Teachers' School Supply $2.92 1 $2.92

Materials cost

$198.77

Vendor shipping charges

$16.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$247.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.72

Total project goal

$291.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$291.47

1 Donor

-$145.73

Donations toward project cost

-$123.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.86

match offer

-$145.74

Match offer toward project cost

-$123.88

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.86

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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