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  • $1,164 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Bohannan
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households
  • 13 donors
  • $0 still needed

Math Today...And For The Rest Of Our Lives!!

My 1st grade students need 18 math resources, including 2 sets of Magna-Tiles, a Money Hands-On Teaching Kit, Addition and Subtraction Take-Home Rings and a Math Stories Paperback Library.

I teach a 1st grade general education class in a low socio-economic, high-need community with very enthusiastic students.

My students are very literal in their learning and need 'hooks' to be able to hang new learning on. They need to feel like their learning is very interactive as well as hands-on to be able to hang on to it. I have found that when they are using manipulatives to learn, they fully learn the concept much quicker; paper and pencil at their desks has not proved to be the most effective.

The resources that I have requested are meant to be used in a hands-on manner. The students will be able to use these manipulatives to work on the concepts that they need the most work on. After learning about a concept, students will be able to practice it using practical means. For example, teaching money can be a difficult concept for many 1st graders. After I teach the students about the coins, what they look like, their value, and how to count them, they can take out their set of coins, and we can practice counting together, while the students get to see and feel a great replica.

This project is vital to the needs of my students. With your help, these fantastic 1st graders will be able to build strong math skills for a lifetime of success in math and all areas of their lives!

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE920X - Giant Magnetic Teaching Manipulatives - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $99.00 1 $99.00
EE752 - Fact Family House • Lakeshore Learning $34.95 1 $34.95
RA436 - Number Tiles • Lakeshore Learning $22.95 1 $22.95
DD891 - Addition Practice Center • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
RR614 - Subtraction Facts to 18 Practice Board • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
DG546 - Magna-Tiles • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 2 $119.90
EE882 - Jungle Jumble Addition Game • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
DD892 - Subtraction Practice Center • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
RR612 - Addition Facts to 18 Practice Board • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
RE386 - Math Stories Paperback Library • Lakeshore Learning $79.00 1 $79.00
LL358 - Guess My Number! Pocket Chart Kit - Grades 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
TT422 - Subtraction Take-Home Rings - Each • Lakeshore Learning $4.95 3 $14.85
TT424 - Subtraction Take-Home Rings - Class Set • Lakeshore Learning $79.95 1 $79.95
TT421 - Addition Take-Home Rings - Each • Lakeshore Learning $4.95 3 $14.85
TT423 - Addition Take-Home Rings - Class Set • Lakeshore Learning $79.95 1 $79.95
GG874 - Money Hands-On Teaching Kit • Lakeshore Learning $79.95 1 $79.95
TH4530 - Pattern Blocks Activity Cards • Lakeshore Learning $12.95 1 $12.95
ID302 - Magnetic Pattern Blocks • Lakeshore Learning $7.95 1 $7.95

Materials cost

$795.95

Vendor shipping charges

$79.60

State sales tax

$57.71

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$954.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$209.41

Total project goal

$1,163.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,163.41

12 Donors

-$573.73

Donations toward project cost

-$476.76

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$96.97

match offer

-$582.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$477.24

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$104.76

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.68

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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13 donors13 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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This classroom project was brought to life by Dow Chemical Company and 12 other donors.

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