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  • $2,352 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Edwards
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Math and Science Through Play

My students need opportunities to practice mathematical and scientific thinking through cooperative learning experiences that are provided through exploration.

My Students

Do you remember being excited to learn and work with friends? Do you remember wondering what new and motivating materials would appear in your classroom on Monday morning after the weekend? By giving to "Math and Science through Play" you will keep curiosity and problem solving alive in children!

The students in my kindergarten classroom come from diverse backgrounds.

Over 85% of the students at my school receive free and reduced priced lunch. The kids do not come from financially wealthy families, but the children come to school eager to be in school and learn. It is a privilege being a kindergarten teacher because I get to help encourage critical thinking that becomes a lifelong skill.

My Project

In my classroom I run centers so that I can give tailored small group instruction to a specific group of students every day. I have always done this during literacy time. By receiving the requested materials for math and science I can now do math and science centers so I can give small groups instruction for math and science too. The materials being requested are high quality so they will last a long time and highly motivating so they will keeps students interest. The materials all support district provided curriculum and newly adopted Common Core State Standards. I have requested numerous items like a Sorting Instant Learning Center, Sift & Find Alphabet Shells, a Dino-Dig Excavation Kit, and a Best-Buy Play Food Assortment.

Children need to work cooperatively, ask questions, practice skills and be given instruction at their level in small groups.

The materials that are being requested will allow me to do all these things. Education needs to be rigorous with high expectations but also provide engaging ways for students to learn. Giving to "Math and Science through Play" will make this happen.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL153 - Play-All-Around Sand & Water Table • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 2 $398.00
JJ816 - Lakeshore Rolling Marketplace • Lakeshore Learning Materials $249.00 1 $249.00
RE160X - Gail Gibbons Science Read-Alongs - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $219.00 1 $219.00
TT690X - Science Instant Learning Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
LM970X - Lakeshore Math Counters Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $169.00 1 $169.00
RR390X - Let’s Go Shopping Food Baskets - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
VS318 - Clean Sand - 25-Lb. Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $21.99 4 $87.96
AA439 - Lakeshore Water Play Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
LM365 - Best-Buy Play Food Assortment • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
HH919 - Let’s Go Shopping Grocery Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LL154 - Play-All-Around Sand & Water Table - Vinyl Cover • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98
TT953 - Patterning Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
HH968 - Pop & Add to 30 Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
RE116 - Scoop & Play Fishing Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
TT956 - Estimation Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
TT957 - Measurement Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
TT952 - Sorting Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
TT951 - Shapes Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
EE256 - Sift & Find Alphabet Shells • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 1 $27.99
HH772 - Sink the Boat! Water Play Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
EE784 - Sift & Find Number Shells • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
RE111 - Dino-Dig Excavation Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99

Materials cost

$1,939.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$29.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,998.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$352.75

Total project goal

$2,351.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,351.65

2 Donors

-$2,351.65

Donations toward project cost

-$1,998.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$352.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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