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Mrs. Mertens from Washington IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Sense of Numbers

Help me give my students some wonderful hands-on tools with ETA Daily Math Fluency Kits. This kit will provide my students hands-on tools to create mathematical relationships and to make sense of numbers and numerical concepts .

  • $275 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Math can be a tricky thing for many kids. Our school in Central Illinois just created a math interventionist position that will allow me to help those struggling with math. The K-3 students I will see want to be successful in math and need that extra boost to help them with that. I would love to show many different stratgies to solve math problems and build their number sense.

Without number sense, many kids will continue to struggle with math and be frustrated.

Starting the struggling learners with the basics about number sense, will help them grow and become lovers of math.

I look forward to creating a Number Sense environment an immerse these eager learners in all the basics of number sense through hands-on manipulatives and activities.

My Project

Hands on tools with math are so important for learners that need the visual representation. With a Hand2Mind Daily Math Fluency Kit, students will be able to start making sense of numbers with tools like a Rekenrek and Number Strings.

With these tools, students will begin to "catch on" to number sense.

Students will work on subitizing, counting on and counting back, along with using strategies of five and ten with these hands-on tools.

Once students immerse themselves in number sense, as math progresses and gets more challenging, they will apply the skills they acquired dealing with number sense to become successful mathematicians.

Mrs. Mertens
Grades PreK-2

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ETA hand2mind Daily Math Fluency Kit with Number Strings, Math Talks (Grade 1) • Amazon Business $199.95 1 $199.95

Materials cost

$199.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$232.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.11

Total project goal

$274.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$274.06

4 Donors

-$135.22

Donations toward project cost

-$116.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.75

match offer

-$137.04

Match offer toward project cost

-$116.48

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.56

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.80

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$0.00

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