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Mrs. L from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Making the Most Out of Math!

Help me give my students Ten Frame Trays, Number Balances, Rekenrek Counting Frames, Magnetic Numbers, Cuisenaire Rods, Dice, Playing Cards, Mini GeoSolids and many more math manipulatives with organizational boxes to use during guided math.

  • $474 goal

This project expired on February 2, 2019.

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My Students

We love to learn! These students can't wait to see what school and the world have in store for them and are so enthusiastic about learning! They are highly active and very energetic. They love to be hands-on and communicate with one another.

Our classroom is filled with 25 bright, beautiful, and blooming first graders who have a thirst for learning as much as they can each and every day.

Our classroom is located in Western Pennsylvania.

In our room, it feels comfortable, looks bright, and has constant movement, just the way we like it! It is an environment that welcomes all children and they love being here! I love it, too!

My Project

I am requesting many math manipulatives to use during guided math time. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of math centers using a variety of math tools to assist them in their learning. Students will use rekenreks and number balances to help build concrete learning experiences when practicing part-part-whole. They will practice fact families by using dry erase number boards. Some of the math centers will use dice, playing cards, ten frames, etc. which are all requested in this project. This project will be highly effective because it will give the students the chance to choose which math tools to use and which centers to complete all while the teacher meets with small groups to reteach or enrich our math curriculum.

Early math is just as important as early reading.

First graders need a solid math foundation! Math is important for so many reasons such as being responsible to make smart choices with your finances, leading to careers, and using numbers in our every day lives. These first graders need to be given as many opportunities as possible to help lead to success later on and most importantly, they need to have a positive attitude towards math. After all, math is FUN!

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
IRIS Large Modular Latching Box - Purple Handle, 6 Pack, Clear • Amazon Business $36.03 2 $72.06
Learning Advantage 7698 Student Math Balance Number Balance • Amazon Business $10.23 4 $40.92
LC928 - Classroom Magnetic Numbers & Operations Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
Learning Resources Connecting Ten-Frame Trays, 165 Pieces • Amazon Business $15.29 2 $30.58
Learning Resources Connecting Cuisenaire Rods Introductory Set • Amazon Business $13.92 2 $27.84
Learning Resources LER3799 Write & Wipe Fact Family Boards • Amazon Business $11.66 2 $23.32
ETA hand2mind 20-Bead Mini Wood Rekenrek, Math Counting Frames (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $10.95 2 $21.90
Chenille Kraft WonderFoam Dominoes 168 Pieces (AC4468) • Amazon Business $21.70 1 $21.70
Wiz Dice Series II 100+ Pack of Random Polyhedral Dice - 15 Guaranteed Sets of Random Colors • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
ETA hand2mind Ten-Frame Foam Dice and Activity Guide for Counting Tens (Set of 12) • Amazon Business $18.61 1 $18.61
Learning Resources Hundred Pocket Chart (LER2208) • Amazon Business $16.09 1 $16.09
Learning Resources Mini GeoSolids • Amazon Business $14.57 1 $14.57
12 Decks Playing Cards Set - Classic Poker Card Game Bulk Set of Twelve Standard Size Blue and Red Packs Great for Family Night By Neliblu • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
Carson Dellosa 4409 0-20 Number Line - Traditional Desk Tape • Amazon Business $8.29 1 $8.29
Darice 1157-11 No Spill Organizer 13.7-Inch-by-8.6-Inch-by-1.37-Inch • Amazon Business $4.50 1 $4.50

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