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Mrs. Day from Battle Creek MI is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math Matters

My students need math manipulatives (Count and Compare, Ten Frames, and Slide and Count Addition) to develop their number recognition and addition skills. These will be used during our whole group and individual group instruction.

  • $381 goal

This project expired on April 30, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Without mathematics, there's nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers." Shakuntala Devi

My students are a lively and diverse bunch of four, five, and six year old children who love to learn.

We have students from many different backgrounds and cultures. Every year I am amazed to tears at how they can form such a bond with one another. We really become a family in a short time. About half of my students receive free and reduced lunch while the other half bring sushi in fancy lunch boxes. Some of my children have bows in their hair every day that match the color of their shirt. While others wear clothes that are too big and not clean. Our school works hard to bridge gaps like these and create a school community that is positive and accepting.

My Project

My students need math manipulatives (Count and Compare, Ten Frames, and Slide and Count Addition) to develop their number recognition and addition skills. I am requesting the hands on math manipulative's which will be used during our whole group and small group instruction time, as well as individual practice time to reinforce the skills presented from the common core standards. Some of our students do not have a time our resources outside of school to practice these math skills taught in class. This will help each of the students fully grasp these skills. These activities would enhance my instruction and give my students a fun "game like" approach to learning essential math skills.

Your donations will assist my students' success in math from now to way in the future.

My students will learn to identify their numbers and strengthen their addition and subtraction skills. These skills will determine their success in math in the future. Thank you for helping my students become mathematicians!

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

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL820 - Count & Compare Common Core Teaching Kit - Kindergarten • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
DD727 - Hands-On Ten-Frames - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 2 $59.98
FF179 - Slide & Count Simple Addition Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$288.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.33

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$323.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.05

Total project goal

$380.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$380.35

3 Donors

-$307.80

Donations toward project cost

-$306.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

match offer

-$20.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$17.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$52.55

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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