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Ms. Lovett from Phoenix AZ is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math Our Way!

Help me give my students Hands-On Patterning, Graphing, and Counting trays to help their little minds and fingers develop math skills.

  • $247 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are eager pre-kindergarteners and this classroom is their first school experience. They are part of a Title I school, with the majority qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch. Most are English language learners, with Spanish being their home language.

Children today learn in many different ways, and as teachers, we must discover these ways.

"If a child cannot learn in the way we teach, we must teach in a way the child can learn." The best way to do this is with hands-on activities.

My budget has been cut by over half, and I want to be able to provide the same experiences that most little ones get to experience in preschool, but due to lack of funding it is very hard to be able to provide my students with these materials.

Early intervention and the more opportunities we provide for these children, the better students they become and the earlier they will develop a love for learning.

My Project

My students need Hands-On Patterning, Graphing, and Counting Trays to help them develop early math skills in a fun and hands-on way. The trays will easily help keep the counters in place as the students work. The students will be using the trays in small groups and during centers so that they can practice what has been taught in class. They will learn one-to-one correspondence, learn how to make a pattern, and learn how a graph works.

My students love to learn hands-on and it’s amazing to see how useful these tools can be during a lesson.

These trays will help to support all students by allowing them to play with the math.

Ms. Lovett
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD741 - Hands-On Graphing Tray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 5 $54.95
DD747 - Hands-On Counting Tray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 5 $54.95
DD743 - Hands-On Patterning Tray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 5 $54.95

Materials cost

$164.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.79

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$209.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.90

Total project goal

$246.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$246.01

2 Donors

-$116.00

Donations toward project cost

-$110.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.40

match offer

-$115.89

Match offer toward project cost

-$98.51

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.38

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.12

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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