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Mrs. Andress
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Math Made Meaningful

My students need tutu's, shirts, iron-on transfers, for meaningful math activities such as m&m costumes to take a hands-on approach to learning fractions, folders.

My Students

I am a second grade teacher in a high poverty elementary school in southern Delaware. I have both regular education and special education students in my classroom. I also have a high population of ESL students who are either new to the country, still learning English or lacking language and vocabulary. I love teaching second grade! Second graders are enthusiastic about learning and becoming independent individuals. My students are so passionate about learning and work so hard to overcome their daily challenges from home and school. I am always looking for ways to continue to challenge my students and better prepare them for third grade.

My Project

Making math meaningful is what it is all about! Math is so important to students' futures helping them master important life skills that involve math. The shirts, tutus, and iron-on transfers will be used for M&M costumes for engaging math lessons teaching probability and fractions! Students will love dressing up and acting our math skills!

We are also seeking more flexible seating options for our differentiated math groups including a mesh chair, stadium seats, and lap trays.

Students love using the flexible seats when collaborating to solve real world math problems.

My students also need some organizational materials like wall pockets for our math centers, labels and folders for math centers, binders and paper for printable math activities.

All of these materials will help to provide students with stronger number sense, teach them about financial literacy, and help them to build peer relationships.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AmazonBasics Mid-Back Office Chair • Amazon Business $64.99 1 $64.99
Multipurpose Lap Tray • Nasco $8.30 4 $33.20
Portable Multiuse Adjustable Recliner Stadium Seat by Trademark Innovations (Black) • Amazon Business $30.37 1 $30.37
Dressever Vintage 1950s Short Tulle Petticoat Ballet Bubble Tutu Deep purple Large/X-Large • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Dressever Vintage 1956s Short Tulle Petticoat Ballet Bubble Tutu Bisque Small/Medium • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Kileyi Womens Tutu Costume Adult Tulle Skirt Short 1950s Vintage Fluffy Petticoat Red M • Amazon Business $17.98 1 $17.98
Kileyi Womens Tutu Costume Adult Tulle Skirt Short 1950s Vintage Fluffy Petticoat Watermelon S • Amazon Business $17.29 1 $17.29
Kileyi Womens Tutu Costume Adult Tulle Skirt Short 1950s Vintage Fluffy Petticoat Grass S • Amazon Business $16.69 1 $16.69
The Board Dudes 16X20-Inches Aluminum Framed Magnetic Dry-Erase Calendar, with a Marker and Two Magnets (CYG21) • Amazon Business $16.09 1 $16.09
Avery T-shirt Transfers for Inkjet Printers for light-colored, 8.5 x 11 Inches, Pack of 18 (08938) • Amazon Business $16.00 1 $16.00
Dressystar Women's 1950s Tulle Tutu Party Dance Skirt Multi-layer Blue M • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Dressystar Women's 1950s Tulle Tutu Party Dance Skirt Multi-layer Black L • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Oxford Twin Pocket Folders with Fasteners, Letter Size, Red, 25 per Box (57711) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Deflecto Wall Files, 3-Pocket, 13" x 4" x 7 ", Letter Size, Black (93604) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Staples Better View 1.5-Inch D 3-Ring View Binder, Purple (19061) • Amazon Business $13.71 1 $13.71
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb / 89 gsm, "Brights" 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Fealkira 13.2lb/6kg(Max) Nail Free Reusable Heavy Duty Wall Hooks for Towel Loofah Bathrobe Clothes,No Scratch,Waterproof and Oilproof,Bathroom Kitchen Wall hook & Ceiling Hanger (cloud) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Avery InkJet Iron-On Dark T-Shirt Transfers, White, Five Sheets per Pack (03279) • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Hanes TAGLESS Long-Sleeve T-Shirt,Lime,Small • Amazon Business $9.18 1 $9.18
Hanes ComfortSoft Tagless Long-Sleeve T-Shirt. 5586 - Medium - Deep Royal • Amazon Business $9.14 1 $9.14
Hanes TAGLESS 6.1 Long Sleeve T-Shirt Black, Medium • Amazon Business $9.13 1 $9.13
Trend Enterprises Lily Pad Classic Accents Classroom Decoration (36 Piece) • Amazon Business $9.04 1 $9.04
MJ Soffe Men's Long-Sleeve Cotton T-Shirt, Epic Purple, Medium • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Jerzees Men's Adult Long Sleeve Tee, True Red, Medium • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Jerzees Men's Adult Long Sleeve Tee, Safety Orange, Small • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Jerzees Men's Adult Long Sleeve Tee, Cyber Pink, Small • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Carson Dellosa Funky Frogs Cut-Outs (120123) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Duck Brand 394697 General Purpose Masking Tape, 1.41-Inch by 60-Yard, Single Roll, Beige • Amazon Business $5.08 1 $5.08
Plastic Pennies - Pkg. of 100 • Nasco $1.60 1 $1.60

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This project will reach 22 students.

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