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Mrs. Mattson from Pekin IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math Tools

My students need more math manipulatives in our classroom! I am focusing on making math as hands-on as possible! This requires math tools such as counters, dice, tiles, and fraction pieces!

  • $499 goal

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My Students

My students are spontaneous, energetic, bubbly, and certainly, have the love for learning! Many of my students are in the midst of overcoming poverty and trying to focus on the day in front of them. Students walk in the doors of my classroom eager to greet me and ready to explore what I have in store for them! It is my ultimate goal to do all I can to inspire and ignite their learning. I hope to use new technology in our classroom for different math and reading small-group tasks! By doing this, I hope to lead students toward academic excellence!

My Project

My students need more math manipulatives to use during math time! Math tools help students help student problem solve and work through difficult equations. It is my goal for math in my classroom to be as engaging to students as possible and hands-on math tools will help with this.

By requesting counters, fraction pieces, colored tiles, and math visuals as a part of this project, I hope to see more of those "light bulb" moments during math.

My vision is for students to be able to access these materials at anytime they feel the need to use them. Math manipulatives will help avoid confusion and help students focus on increasing their learning!

Mrs. Mattson
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sauder 414237 Sauder Select 2-Shelf Bookcase, Estate Black Finish • Amazon Business $66.00 1 $66.00
Seville Classics 10-Drawer Organizer Cart, Translucent Color-Coded • Amazon Business $34.39 1 $34.39
Flipside Products 50001 Magnetic Dry Erase Desktop Easel Set, Includes Pen, 2 Magnets, White • Amazon Business $30.47 1 $30.47
DIVE INTO SHAPES! A SEA & BUILD GEOMETRY • Amazon Business $27.21 1 $27.21
ETA hand2mind Plastic Square Color Tiles (Set of 400) • Amazon Business $24.01 1 $24.01
Dowling Magnets Magnet Math Magnetic Place Value Disks & Headings (Grades 3–6) • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
EAI Education Deluxe Fraction Circles: Numbered - Set of 51 • Amazon Business $9.95 2 $19.90
Wooden Abacus Classic Counting Tool, Counting Frame Educational Toy with 100 Colorful Beads by Imagination Generation • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Learning Resources View-Thru Geometric Solids, 14 Pieces • Amazon Business $17.57 1 $17.57
Learning Resources Place Value Disks (LER5215) • Amazon Business $6.60 2 $13.20
FOAM DICE DOT • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
The Power of 10 • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Ktrio Pack of 6 Color Hand Tally Counter 4 Digit Tally Counter Mechanical Palm Click Counter Count Clicker Assorted Color Hand Held Counter Clicker for Sport Stadium Coach Casino and Other Event • Amazon Business $10.85 1 $10.85
Learning Resources LER7566 Two-Color Counters, Set of 200 • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48
Millions, Billions, & Trillions: Understanding Big Numbers • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Fractions in Disguise: A Math Adventure (Charlesbridge Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
A Place for Zero (Charlesbridge Math Adventures (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $7.65 1 $7.65
The Multiplying Menace Divides (Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
The Greedy Triangle (Scholastic Bookshelf) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Multiplying Menace: The Revenge of Rumpelstiltskin (A Math Adventure) • Amazon Business $6.76 1 $6.76
Koplow Games Operators Dice Classroom Accessories • Amazon Business $6.70 1 $6.70
A Remainder of One • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
Full House: An Invitation to Fractions • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
Koplow Games Place Value Dice Classroom Accessories • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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