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Ms. Porth from Minneapolis MN is requesting reading nooks, desks & storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Math Materials for PreK Students

Help me give my students math manipulatives, materials, and games to help build their number and shape recognition.

  • $1,579 goal

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This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Project

I want to give my students a variety of math materials for a more hands-on approach to learning! Have students learn through doing, and not worksheets - because preschool-aged students shouldn't be sitting doing worksheets all day!

I want to give them dot, number, and 10-frame dice.

I think it would also be helpful for them to have addition games to plan in small groups, and number spinners to help build their number recognition in new and fun ways. A teacher mentor of mine taught me that students need to do the same thing in many different ways to really build understanding.

I also realized this past school year that within my blocks there are some geometric shapes I don't have a model of, which made it difficult for some students to understand what the shape is without seeing or feeling the shapes.

Overall, I want to provide more hands-on learning for my preschool students.

Ms. Porth
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH965X - Pop Add Games - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 4 $398.00
JJ618 - Classic Birch Tabletop Communication Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $169.00 2 $338.00
LC91 - Lakeshore Clear-View Storage Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 20 $219.80
LC93 - Lid for Lakeshore Clear-View Storage Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 20 $99.80
RR632 - Giant Ten-Frames Activity Dice • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 2 $49.98
LA815 - Pretend Play Mailbox • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Number Spinners 0 - 9 - Set of 5 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $9.86 4 $39.44
RA587 - Foam Number Dice • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Large Geo Shapes - Set of 10 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $24.26 1 $24.26
Wooden Geometric Solids • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.46 1 $22.46
Measuring Worms with Activity Cards - Set of 72 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.06 1 $17.06
Standard Dice - Set of 40 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.46 1 $13.46

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