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Ms. Budziszewski from Glenshaw PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Mathematicians in the Making: Kindergarten Guided Math

My students need math related read aloud books that will be used during mini-lessons. In addition, the Hand2Mind Math Centers will provide them with daily hands-on learning opportunities for the entire school year.

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My Students

My kindergarten students are full of energy and love to explore. They absolutely love hands-on activities and learning through play. I want to ensure that their love for learning continues for years to come by providing them with materials that best fit their interests and needs.

This year, my school will be merging with a neighboring school.

Our new school will be double the size of our previous school. I am incredibly lucky to be a part of this transition and so excited to impact our growing number of learners!

My Project

My students enter kindergarten with varying skills. Some of them are ready to build teen numbers, while others have difficulty identifying numbers 0-5.

This project will allow me to individualize instruction to fit the needs and interests of my kids.

I plan on using the read aloud books as part of whole group instruction and the centers kit during Guided Math.

My kindergarten students absolutely love listening to read aloud stories. Currently, however, we are lacking math related reading materials. Read aloud stories such as "I See Patterns Here" and " 12 Ways to Get 11" will help bring kindergarten math concepts to life!

My little ones learn best through hands-on exploration and play. The Hand2Mind Daily Fluency Centers Kit will provide my students with different manipulatives and games to reinforce math skills everyday!

Ms. Budziszewski
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ETA hand2mind Daily Math Fluency Centers Kit (Kindergarten) • Amazon Business $124.95 1 $124.95
Pattern Bugs (Math Is Fun!) • Amazon Business $22.65 1 $22.65
I See a Pattern Here • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Ten for Me • Amazon Business $7.96 1 $7.96
12 Ways to Get to 11 (Aladdin Picture Books) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
How Tall?: Wacky Ways to Compare Height (Wacky Comparisons) • Amazon Business $7.16 1 $7.16
National Geographic Kids Look and Learn: Patterns! (Look & Learn) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
National Geographic Kids Look and Learn: Shapes! (Look & Learn) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
National Geographic Kids Look and Learn: Colors! (National Geographic Little Kids Look and Learn) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Ten Black Dots • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
It's a Shape! (Pebble Math) • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Comparing Numbers! (Pebble Math) • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
It's a Pattern! (Pebble Math) • Amazon Business $5.91 1 $5.91
More or Less (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $5.51 1 $5.51

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