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Mrs. McNerney from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Let’S Make Shapes

Help me give my students Geoboards and Geostix to help them learn shapes.

  • $173 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Teachers who love teaching, teach children who love learning." As I enter my twentieth year of teaching, I continue to follow this mantra in my classroom. I teach twenty-eight, wonderful students who come from poverty. My students are from varying ethnic backgrounds. Most of them come from homes that are struggling financially.

My students are extremely motivated and they are genuinely respectful of each other.

They are lovers of learning and I am truly grateful to be their teacher this year. They come to school with smiles on their faces and they are eager to learn. We need new books to use in our literacy centers.

My Project

I teach 30 incredible first graders. My students need hands-on math materials, such as Geoboards and Geostix to learn shapes. These Geoboards and Geostix will encourage critical thinking skills in my students. Students will have to think about the shape and how to create it. These materials will also encourage a student’s creative thinking. They can use these materials to come up with all the different designs in many different shapes and sizes. We will use these Geoboards and Geostix during our math centers. The Geoboards and Geostix will provide such fun and enjoyment for the students while they are learning shapes.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GS364 - Geostix® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 3 $89.97
DA363 - Best-Buy Geoboards (9" x 9") - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
DA365 - Extra Rubber Bands • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 1 $4.99

Materials cost

$114.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$146.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.88

Total project goal

$172.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$172.55

1 Donor

-$172.55

Donations toward project cost

-$146.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.88

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$0.00

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