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Mrs. Smith from Gainesville FL is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math - We Value it's Worth, Addition to Our Knowledge!

My students need math games and hands-on math activities. I've found three great games for them to play. We also have an ant farm that needs ants to complete the process.

  • $168 goal

This project expired on February 27, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our classroom utilizes student learning stations for reading and math. Merging with common core this year, students need to practice several math skills. These games will provide the incentive to practice. Learning is a lifelong quest - 2nd grade is only part of the journey.

Our school is a Title 1 - poverty school.

Students come from many backgrounds, but in general, are from low economic families. They are wonderful, delightful children who love to learn in a "fun" way. Math is typically one of the subjects that students struggle with. Any way to make math more hands-on and interactive will challenge the students.

My Project

The games for math that I have chosen will cover many of the common core requirements. Playing games reinforces the lessons taught. Hands-on activities encourage the students to want to practice. Students will learn about time, money, addition, subtraction, and place value. Our ants will be a unique Science center experience for the children to see how they form their colony underground.

The Title I students in my class have limited resources in their homes to practice learning strategies.

This donation will allow them to expand their knowledge in a fun, challenging environment.

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF990X - Word Problem Games Library - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
FG653 - Connect 4 Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
FG651 - Guess Who? Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
Ant Farm Replacement Ants, Living, - NeedByDate: 01/28/2014 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $9.98 1 $9.98

Materials cost

$109.95

Vendor shipping charges

$1.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$142.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.16

Total project goal

$167.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$167.76

1 Donor

-$134.00

Donations toward project cost

-$113.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.10

match offer

-$33.76

Match offer toward project cost

-$28.70

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.06

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$0.00

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