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Ms. B. from Memphis TN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning About Money

My students need books, a cash register, play money and pretend grocery items to learn about finance in a fun way.

  • $251 goal

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My Students

Our Title I school has around 900 students. I teach English Language Learners from low-income families. They come from diverse backgrounds. A large portion of my school's population comes from poverty-stricken homes. They are kids with hopes and dreams of making their lives better and bettering the future of their families.

All of our students receive free lunch, and most speak another language at home.

Despite their challenges, they make remarkable progress throughout the year. These students will one day change the world, and I cannot wait to see how far they go!

My Project

I believe it is extremely important to educate our students about Financial Literacy. I would love to add a variety of fun books and games that will allow my students to practice as well as gain vital financial literacy skills.

This project will ignite my classroom's financial literacy and inspire their love of learning, all without them know it!

The Cash Register and pretend grocery items will encourage children to learn basic math and essential money skills, while enhancing imaginative play. The play money is an excellent tool for teaching kids to sort and count money, perfect for use with kid's cash register and for money math games. The books will allow the students to practice the value of coins and paper money. These resources will provide a valuable resource for my students.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hape Checkout Register Kid's Wooden Pretend Play Set • Amazon Business $29.40 1 $29.40
Educational Play Money Set for Kids - Bills, Coins, Wallet, Credit Card, Checks. Over 560 Pieces • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Hape Healthy Basics Kid's Wooden Play Kitchen Accessories Food Set • Amazon Business $21.97 1 $21.97
Plan Toy Food and Beverage Set • Amazon Business $18.00 1 $18.00
Wooden Abacus Classic Counting Tool, Counting Frame Educational Toy with 100 Colorful Beads by Imagination Generation • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Ikea Duktig Play Food Set Soft Toy Kids Children 14 Pc Vegetables • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Hape Fresh Fruit Wooden Kitchen Play Food Set • Amazon Business $14.94 1 $14.94
Money Activity Book • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
My First Book of Money: Counting Coins • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
My Book of Money: Dollars and Cents • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Six Packs of Best Real looking Play Money, Smaller Size 4.8" x 2", Pack of: $1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100 bills, The #1 Seller For Education, Play, Fun, Props, Gifts • Amazon Business $7.77 1 $7.77

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