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Ms. Mariscal from South Gate CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Money in Kindergarten!

Help me give my students a Cricut Maker and books about money at their level of understanding.

  • $547 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a socioeconomically disadvantaged neighborhood. A full 99% of my students are Hispanic or Latino, and 91% of my students receive free or reduced-price lunch. We have a number of students with broken families and working parents.

I would like for students in my classroom to have everything they need to make the most out of their education.

I try to create a home away from home and provide things that they may not be exposed to within their own family.

I try my best to provide my students with as much as I can. Unfortunately, it isn't always possible to provide them with everything they deserve. Denying them what they deserve is limiting their potential.

My students love to learn and love to be creative. They thrive when they are using their creativity and imagination. Not only are they creating art, but they are socializing, grappling, and problem-solving while still having fun; my students learn best when they enjoy the activity.

My Project

Learning about money is a challenge for young learners. At this age, they are learning to identify coins and learn the value. They need anchor charts that they can refer to while working with money. The books about money will help me introduce the topic using real life situations for them to see how money gets used daily.

I have a classroom filled with student work.

It is a delight and sends a message to students that their work and learning are valuable. Anchor charts are a great way to introduce and reinforce to young learners. The Cricut Maker can also help us create numeration centers for the students to use so they can learn about value, patterning and working together. The cutting machine will give me a chance to help students create cutouts that can be used to promote financial literacy around the classroom. By supporting this project, you will be helping my students get more hands-on practice with money.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cricut Maker, Champagne • Amazon Business $369.00 1 $369.00
Ella Earns Her Own Money (Cloverleaf Books ™ ― Money Basics) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Lily Learns about Wants and Needs (Cloverleaf Books ™ ― Money Basics) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Need It Or Want It? (Little World Social Studies) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$392.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$35.96

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$464.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.03

Total project goal

$546.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$546.85

2 Donors

-$264.60

Donations toward project cost

-$239.91

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.69

match offer

-$264.60

Match offer toward project cost

-$224.91

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.69

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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