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Mrs. Muir from Providence RI is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math and Literacy Manipulatives

Help me give my students pencils, composition books, and word building cards they need for math and literacy.

  • $235 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our Kindergarten ESL classroom is filled with 26 little ones who are new to the school world. My students come to school speaking Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin, and other languages and dialects as their first tongue. Our class is located in a low-income urban area in the lower, south side of Providence, RI. Everyday my students come to school with a big smile on their face ready to learn; my mission is to provide them with the proper tools they need to be successful in and out of our class. I am amazed by how much my students have grown in our first month of school and I cannot wait to continue watching them develop!

My Project

I believe my students need hands-on materials to aide in their learning. I want my students to go above and beyond traditional pencil and paper learning. Unifix Cubes are wonderful tools to use in order to understand counting and cardinality, measurement, greater-than and less-than representations, and addition and attraction. Using the literacy Unifix cubes will help my students learn and play through word building. They can create their own words or use picture dot cards to build Consonant-Vowel-Consonant (CVS) words. Additionally, Kindergartners need proper writing journals with developmentally appropriate lines and spaces to develop and explore their writing skills. These simple yet effective tools and materials will go a long way in facilitating a more hands-on classroom that makes learning fun and interactive.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mead Composition Book, Primary, Grades K-2, 100 Wide-Ruled Sheets, 9.75 x 7.5 Inch Page Size, 12 Pack • Amazon Business $36.57 3 $109.71
Didax Educational Resources CVC Unifix Letter Cubes (Set of 90) • Amazon Business $22.41 1 $22.41
ETA hand2mind 3/4-Inch Multi-Colored Linking UniLink Cubes (Set of 100) • Amazon Business $7.61 2 $15.22
Didax Educational Resources C-V-C Word Building Cards • Amazon Business $10.42 1 $10.42
Dixon Golf Pencils, #2 HB Soft, Pre-Sharpened, Yellow, 144 Count (14998) • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79

Materials cost

$166.55

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$199.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.13

Total project goal

$234.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$234.18

1 Donor

-$234.18

Donations toward project cost

-$199.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.13

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$0.00

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