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Ms. Martinez from Wichita Falls TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Connections

Help me give my students a large scale connect 4 game and small connect 4 games to increase their math skills.

  • $329 goal

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My Students

I teach kindergarten this year. About 90% of the students at my school receive free or reduced-price lunch. All of the students in my classroom are bilingual students. In my classroom, we work on strengthening our Spanish reading, writing, and speaking skills. Some of my students come from difficult family lives, but they don't let that stop them from learning and trying their best!

Most students are living with a single parent, grandparent, or both parents who work full time, although many parents are eager to help in any way they can; I want to help them provide the best for their child.

I plan on building a community in our classroom that will allow each student to feel comfortable and express their creativity. I want to support my students the best I can! They like to move, they love to be part of our community, and they love lots of positive attention.

My Project

My students are not cookie cutter students. They are all different and learn in different ways. Connect 4 will give my students the ability to socially connect with each other as they reinforce their math skills.

In a technology driven world, students need to learn how to socially connect with others.

The large scale Connect 4 games will be used during a whole group lesson. The game will help my students with gross and fine motor skills. This will assist in students following directions of a game, taking turns, learning lesson of winning and loosing and cooperative learning. I will also be able to modify the game so that I can include math skills into the game. The smaller Connect 4 games will be used during small groups or independent practice.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ActiveVana Giant Wooden 4 In A Row with Carrying Case 4 Connect • Amazon Business $89.99 1 $89.99
ActiveVana Giant Wooden 4 In A Row with Carrying Case 4 Connect • Amazon Business $89.99 1 $89.99
Connect 4 Strategy Board Game for Ages 6 and Up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $11.99 5 $59.95

Materials cost

$239.93

Vendor shipping charges

$5.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$279.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.33

Total project goal

$328.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$328.85

8 Donors

-$245.61

Donations toward project cost

-$212.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.24

Matching donations from our partners

-$79.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$67.15

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.85

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.24

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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