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Mrs. Yakish from Moline IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math Centers for Mrs. Y's Fabulous Firsties!

My students need storage containers to organize and maintain supplies for math centers. They also need materials for guided math binders as well as manipulatives for math centers.

  • $412 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My first grade friends walk through my door every day excited about exploring the world around them. For many of my students, school is the one stable place they know. They look forward to the routines of our day, and thrive because of our classroom environment. First grade friends are so excited to get up and move around our room while we are learning. They know our room and school are safe places where they can explore everything learning has to offer.

My Project

My students have diverse needs as learners. They learn best in a small group, differentiated learning environment. In order to provide math instruction at each student's level, guided math needs to be implemented in our classroom. Because this is my first year in this grade level, and my second year as a teacher, I do not have many manipulatives to set up guided math. Items such as Dominoes add engagement to math as students can use them for new ways to create addition and subtraction sentences. They will use the Addition Tower of Math Game to practice fact recall. Power Pens add a new level of engagement by allowing students to practice their facts with immediate auditory feedback. Addition and subtraction flash cards are used to play a game called Garbage, which the kiddos absolutely love! With all of these options, guided math becomes both more engaging and exciting for students.

Students love being able to explore and understand math with their hands, and guided math centers allow them to do just that.

Students can roll double dice to practice addition facts and fact families. They can manipulate tens frame counters to understand addition and place value. Binders, sheet protectors, and dry erase markers will help students utilize map binders, a station in which they complete different math problems using the markers on the sheet protectors, which provide a dry erase surface. With a tray to store the binders, students will have easy access and a set location where the binders will stay.

Structure and organization allow guided math and math centers to run smoothly. It helps teach students about responsibility, being responsible for their learning, and being responsible for the materials.

Mrs. Yakish
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Better Office Products Sheet Protectors, 200 Piece • Amazon Business $11.98 4 $47.92
Sterilite 19638606 Large Clip Box, Clear with Blue Aquarium Latches, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $31.62 1 $31.62
Wilson Jones 1-1/2 Inch 3 Ring Binder, Basic Round Ring View Binder, White, 12 Pack (W362-34WPK) • Amazon Business $30.16 1 $30.16
Trade Quest Letter Size Clipboard Low Profile Clip Hardboard (Pack of 30) • Amazon Business $29.75 1 $29.75
RA802 - Dominoes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 1 $27.99
TT851 - Addition Tower of Math Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
GS304 - Giant Soft Dice - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
RA637 - Lakeshore Double Dice • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Sterilite 19618606 Small Clip Box with Blue Aquarium latches, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $19.44 1 $19.44
Rubbermaid Regeneration Letter Tray, Six Tier, Plastic, Black (86028) • Amazon Business $10.43 1 $10.43
BD522 - Subtraction Power Pen™ Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
BD521 - Addition Power Pen™ Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
JJ388 - Write & Wipe Student Number Lines - Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 1 $8.99
TE437 - Subtraction 0-12 Flash Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
TE436 - Addition 0-12 Flash Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
EXPO Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Black, 12-Count • Amazon Business $7.79 1 $7.79

Materials cost

$315.02

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$349.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.72

Total project goal

$411.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$411.47

9 Donors

-$250.00

Donations toward project cost

-$227.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.50

match offer

-$143.82

Match offer toward project cost

-$122.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.57

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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