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Ms. Farmer from Antioch CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math Rocks in Kindergarten

My students need math centers, games, puzzles, and other motivating materials to take what they know about numbers and other math concepts and make math concrete for them.

  • $470 goal

This project expired on March 21, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Math comes naturally to most children. Making what they know work for them in learning new concepts leads to success.

I have a class of 31 kindergarteners from a program improvement school in California.

These families want their children to go further in education than they have. Education is valued. Academic explanations at home are limited. Families can follow through on what is being taught in class as long as the lessons are comprehensible by my students and their families.

My Project

We have kindergarteners work in small groups manipulating a variety of math materials to strengthen their understanding of math concepts. All 7 strands of math must be taught at all grade levels. These manipulative materials make math concrete. Concrete understanding leads to success.

Math education will produce the next generation of thinkers like Steve Jobs.

Manipulating materials will take their understanding to the next level, the one where they exceed expectations.

Ms. Farmer
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT468 - Clipboard Math • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
RC244 - 1" Graphing Chart Pad • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
JJ586 - Magnetic Patterning Kit • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
DD103 - Write & Wipe Markers - Thin-Line - 4-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning $3.99 5 $19.95
TY217 - Unifix® 1-10 Stair • Lakeshore Learning $6.95 8 $55.60
LA1770X - Hands-On Math Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $139.00 1 $139.00
DD764 - Count and Link • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 2 $39.90

Materials cost

$329.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$30.13

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$399.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.48

Total project goal

$469.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$469.85

10 Donors

-$433.37

Donations toward project cost

-$382.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.00

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

-$16.48

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$0.00

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