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Mr. Luna from Bloomington IN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math and STEM! Let the Learning Begin!

Help me give my students Math and STEM manipulatives to engage with concepts and explore their critical thinking.

  • $495 goal

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My Students

My students are part of a Spanish Dual Language Immersion program where they learn in Spanish for half of their academic day with me. I teach Math, Social Studies, and Spanish Langauge Arts so every moment with my students is important!

I teach 50 first-graders and they are all eager to learn in a second language!

As a facilitator of growth, I am passionate about enriching my students' learning and understanding. A lot of my instruction requires visuals, representations, and models because, yes, I am teaching in a different language so I am constantly looking for tools to engage my students and expand their comprehension.

My Project

I would love to get instructional materials and STEM manipulatives to use while I am teaching and during small group work. These Math manipulates include small analog-clocks, a class-set of geoboards, and dry-erase fact-family boards. These materials will allow me to deepen my students' understanding with telling time, geometry and the inverse property.

Building and reinforcing math concepts through STEM activities is especially important today.

I am also asking for classroom sets of STEM materials to use during small group math time. These include building blocks, magnetic tiles, and other materials. During one of my stations, students are focused directly on specific skills and are asked to solve problems using materials given to them. This provides the opportunity to apply their learned skills in real-life situations and critically think about their solutions.

Mr. Luna
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
GLOUE Magnetic Blocks, Building Blocks,Magnetic Toy Contain Square, Triangle, Large Triangle Magnets Toys for Girls & Boys - Deluxe Set (64pcs) (All Building Blocks) • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
Building Blocks Set for Preschool, Toddlers and Kids of All Ages STEM Educational Toy • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
Learning Resources 5-Inch Double-Sided Assorted Geoboard Shapes, Set of 6 Boards, Ages 5+ • Amazon Business $14.99 4 $59.96
Michley Builder Sets for Kids 150 Piece Interlocking Builders Blocks, Classic • Amazon Business $18.99 2 $37.98
1100 Piece Building Bricks Kit with Wheels, Tires, Axles, Windows and Doors Pieces - Pastel Colors - Compatible with All Major Brands • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Play Platoon 1100 Piece Building Bricks Kit with Wheels, Tires, Axles, Windows and Doors Pieces - Classic Colors - Compatible with All Major Brands • Amazon Business $33.00 1 $33.00
Bristle Blocks by Battat – The Official Bristle Blocks – 112Piece – Creativity Building Toys Dexterity Fine Motricity – Bpa Free 2 Years + • Amazon Business $15.50 2 $31.00
Learning Resources Gear Clock, 4 Inch, Set of 6 • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Learning Resources Write & Wipe Fact Family Boards, Dry Erase, Set of 5 Double-sided Boards, Ages 6+ • Amazon Business $11.66 2 $23.32
LEGO Duplo My First Bricks 10848 Colorful Toys Building Kit for Toddler Play and Pretend Play (80 Pieces) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99

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