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Ms. Fisher from Des Moines IA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

More Than Just Manipulatives

Help me give my students these basic math, reading, and writing manipulatives to be able to work with the academic material in a hands on way.

  • $204 goal

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My Students

As a special education teacher, in a school for students with significant intellectual disabilities the demographics of my students are very diverse. My students have a wide range in academic, social, and health related needs. All my students have a disability, those disabilities could include: intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, emotional disabilities, behavior disabilities, dual diagnosis, Autism, complex health needs, and complex communication needs.

My current students are in 7th grade ranging in skills academically, physically, behaviorally, and intellectually.

My students are both caring and unique. They enjoy learning by creating, engaging and collaborating. My goal is to give them a safe, loving environment with the appropriate supplies, resources and materials to foster their learning every single day. I want them to come to school knowing they have someone who cares not only about their academic progress, but also their dreams and aspirations, and life outside of school.

My Project

These hands on math, reading, and writing manipulatives will help my students work on their basic math, reading and writing skills. These hands on activities will help stimulate their senses while working, which in turn will make the activities and curriculum more fun and engaging.

The Build-A-Number Houses and Peg Number Boards will help my students work on their basic number sense.

The Find A Letter Activity and Alphabet Match will work on students basic letter knowledge, along with their fine motor skills. The Don't Let the Bug Fall game will work on students fine motor skills as well as color recognition.

All of these activities will work on the students basic academic and fine motor skills, to help engage and inspire the students.

Ms. Fisher
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP969 - Build-A-Number Houses • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
TT625 - Peg Number Boards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $36.99 1 $36.99
LC742 - Find the Letter Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
HH397 - Tactile Alphabet Match-Ups • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
TR798 - Don’t Let the Bugs Fall! Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
PP203 - Shapes Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$131.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.04

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$172.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.52

Total project goal

$203.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$203.48

4 Donors

-$129.07

Donations toward project cost

-$113.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.61

match offer

-$70.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$59.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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