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Mrs. O. from East Lansing MI is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Manipulatives to Engage in Deeper Thinking!

My students need more hands-on learning materials like counters, trays and caddies. We are trying to work more with our hands to help our learning move away from always using pencils and paper jobs.

  • $451 goal

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My Students

In my kindergarten classroom, students are given a chance to grow and learn in a warm and inviting environment. My students are supported, encouraged, and challenged daily to be the best students they can be.

My students are excited to explore and engage themselves in their K-5 learning community.

They are excited to learn, eager to try new things, and almost always have a huge smile on their faces. My students take pride in their work and try diligently to try harder each day.

My Project

My students need more hands-on materials to help build fine motor control and also help them think outside the box. By bringing more hands-on materials such as bingo counters, different shape counters, and 3D-shapes to my classroom, my students will be able to explore different learning tools on their own, at their own pace. They will be able to practice a variety of math skills using many of these manipulatives. Using these for instruction will also help my students be able to verbally express their learning.

My kindergarten students need a variety of activities to keep them excited and engaged in learning.

We will also be able to utilize some of these organizational items (supply caddies and paper trays) to keep all our new manipulatives safe in an organized way. All of these materials will bring an excitement for learning and help keep things fun and new for my students. Many of my students have never had access to learning experiences like these and it will be so fun to see them explore this new type of learning!

Mrs. O.
Grades PreK-2

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE498 - 3-D Geometric Shapes Tub • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98
TT305X - Neon Classroom Supply Caddies - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PP506 - Classroom Supply Caddies - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC1653 - Fun Fruit Counters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LC1667 - Sea Animal Counters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LL112BU - Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98
LL112YE - Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98
LL112RG - Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98
LL112VT - Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Purple • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98
LL112GR - Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98
LL112RD - Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98
TT192BB - Neon Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Bright Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98
TT192BL - Neon Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Bright Purple • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98
TT192BO - Neon Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Bright Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98
TT192BY - Neon Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Bright Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98
TT192BP - Neon Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Bright Pink • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98
TT192GB - Neon Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Bright Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98
FF106 - Collage Buttons • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
LC586 - Translucent Gems • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
LC587 - Translucent Bugs • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$347.67

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$382.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.57

Total project goal

$450.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$450.46

4 Donors

-$370.64

Donations toward project cost

-$361.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$54.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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