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Mrs. McKee-McLemore from Columbus GA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning by Manipulating

Help me give my students a classroom where they can learn by manipulating literacy and math activities.

  • $649 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are creative, thoughtful, energetic, and full of questions! They absolutely love hands-on, active, engaging projects and challenges that allow them to think outside the box to find solutions! They come to school each day with positive attitudes and are ready to learn, no matter what their home lives entails.

My students have a love for learning; they are motivated to be the best they can be in order to succeed in the future.

My students take brave chances in order to grow both personally and academically. Truly, they are my why. These students teach me everyday, just as I teach them.

My Project

I teach First grade, and younger kids love being active and manipulating resources to help them learn. I think it is very important that kids are able to have a choice when learning. Some learn by listening, others visual, and the others learn by doing. I am a first year teacher, I do not have these resources to help my kids grow and learn. I believe that having the addition, subtraction, and time flash cards will better help my students have a better understanding in how to solve it because they will be the ones doing it, and making mistakes, then trying again. Also, having the letter cubes to make words will be very beneficial in helping my students begin to read and sound out words.

Having these resources where my kids can manipulate and make mistakes will help make them great learners.

I believe being able to try, and mess up, and try again will teach them more than just the standard we are trying to teach. It is very important that younger kids have ample opportunities to learn by doing. The donations to this project will help improve my students' understanding of reading and math. I truly need your support to make this a reality. Thanks!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Number Bonds Answer Boards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.96 5 $89.80
Unifix(r) CVC Cubes • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.96 5 $89.80
Adjustable Pocket Chart Stand • Kaplan Early Learning Company $72.86 1 $72.86
Make a Splashtm 120 Mat • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.96 2 $53.92
Complete Calendar Pocket Chart • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.16 1 $25.16
Magnetic Pocket Chart Squares • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.46 1 $22.46
Standard Size Wall Chart • Kaplan Early Learning Company $19.76 1 $19.76
Pocket Wall Chart • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.99 1 $17.99
Center Storage Pocket Chart • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.99 1 $17.99
Write-On/Wipe-Off 120 Number Mats (Set of 10) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.56 1 $12.56
Addition and Subtraction Unknown Quantities Flashcards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.56 1 $12.56
Unifix(r) Word Family Cards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.66 1 $11.66
Addition Hot Dots(r) Flash Cards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.96 1 $8.96
Telling Time Hot Dots(r) Flash Cards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.96 1 $8.96
Subtraction Hot Dots(r) Flash Cards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.96 1 $8.96
CVC Word Building Cards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $7.16 1 $7.16

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