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Mrs. Davis from Olathe KS is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

It's Never Too Early to Save! Financial Literacy for Kindergarten

My students need books on financial literacy, magnetic money, money puzzles, colored paper, and laminating pouches so that we can create take home financial literacy kits.

  • $340 goal

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My Students

The kindergarteners in my classroom come from a wide range of life experiences; some are from very traditional two parent working families, others may be from single parent homes, and some are immigrants from other continents. The one thing that links them is their love of learning! My kindergarteners are full of questions, excitement and enthusiasm! They can't wait to learn and are ready to share their learning with others. Through classroom meetings, social skills lessons, modeling and practice, we have blended into one big classroom family.

Kindergarteners are excited to learn and are happy to support each other in their learning.

They cheer for each other's successes and sympathize when there are struggles. They are learning critical social skills to use as they grow.

My Project

Kindergarten students benefit from hands on activities, the money puzzles will allow practice on adding and identifying money. The magnetic money will be incorporated into our Morning Meetings. The addition of books about money, coins, saving, spending, and financial literacy will be incorporated into our regular school curriculum. Students will be able to better understand that adults must plan how they spend their earnings, and plan for emergencies. The lessons will support our needs vs. wants social studies standards and our math standard to add and subtract fluently through 20.

Students will have a better understanding of money after hands on money activities are incorporated into our daily routine.

Students will learn to manage and budget with our own classroom currency that we create.

Mrs. Davis
Grades PreK-2

This project will reach 25 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.5 x 11-Inches, 3 mil thick, 200-Pack (TP3854-200),Clear • Amazon Business $27.69 2 $55.38
PP709 - Jumbo Double-Sided Magnetic Money • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
DD320X - Counting Money Puzzles - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $36.99 1 $36.99
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 gsm, "Spectrum" 25-Color Assortment, 150 Sheets (80933-01) • Amazon Business $7.44 4 $29.76
The Hard-Times Jar • AKJ Education $17.09 1 $17.09
But I've Used All My Pocket Change • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
A Bike Like Sergio's • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
Money Math With Sebastian Pig and Friends at the Farmer's Market • AKJ Education $6.83 1 $6.83
The Coin Counting Book • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Brody Borrows Money • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
All About Money • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Learn About Money • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Save Money • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Earn Money • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34

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