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Ms. Selkirk-Dixon from West Hills CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Count and Group All The Things!

Help me give my students zip ties, puff balls, rubber bands and erasers to use as math tools!

  • $186 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class. Wow. I feel fortunate to facilitate the learning of such great kids and feel passionate about providing them with the absolute best experience possible. My students are creative dynamos who are interested, passionate and ready to problem solve! These wonderful kids love coming to school and showing their wit in their writing, their ingenuity in tackling STEM projects and their mindfulness throughout the day. We are creators, readers, writers, mathematicians, scientists, horticulturists, engineers and environmentalists, and above all, we are awesome!

My Project

These colorful and engaging materials will help make a difference in the level of number sense my student attain this year. Students will use a variety of small things (erasers, zip ties, rubber bands, puff balls) to practice skip counting and subitizing numbers. They will use the groups they form to practice multiplication and division and fractions using real world items and hands-on tools! Instead of merely solving an abstract problem, students will use concrete materials to physically and visually interact with math problems. This will deepen my students understanding of the principals behind algorithms and will better prepare them for upper level math.

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This project will reach 33 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Carl & Kay [250 Pcs] 1 Inch Pom Poms in Bright & Bold Assorted Colors | Craft Pom Pom Balls | Pompoms for Crafts | Pom Pom for Crafts | Craft Pom Poms for Crafts • Amazon Business $5.99 10 $59.90
3D Puzzle Ball Erasers Set for Kids by Gamie (Set of 12) | Includes 12 Ball Puzzle Erasers | Fun Brain Teaser for Boys and Girls/Cool Party Favor/Great Carnival Prize for Children • Amazon Business $11.97 3 $35.91
Loom Rubber Bands - 4800 pc Rubber Band Refill Value Pack with Clips (Rainbow Colors - 600 Each of Red, Yellow, Green, Blue, Pink, Purple, Turquoise, and Orange) - Compatible with Rainbow Looms • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Mini Skater 4 Inch Self-locking Type Assorted Colors Nylon Cable Ties, Wire Ties,Durable,700 Pcs/Pack (Colored) • Amazon Business $9.50 1 $9.50

Materials cost

$115.20

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.54

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$157.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.79

Total project goal

$185.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$185.26

1 Donor

-$185.26

Donations toward project cost

-$157.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.79

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$0.00

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