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Ms. Arnold from Irving TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Motivation Matters!

Help me give my students more hands-on activities to help them develop their math skills. Also, help me give my students the resources to promote proper finger placement.

  • $333 goal

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My Students

I teach Pre-K at an Early Childhood School in Texas. My class is a blended class, consisting of at-risk students based on income, English as a second language, or they have special needs. My students are faced with challenges both in and out of the classroom. Despite the challenges they face, I am looking to provide students with creative and meaningful learning experiences.

My students are creative, energetic, and always ready to experience something new!

They love to move, read, and learn! Many of them are being raised in single-parent households, and all of my students receive a free breakfast/lunch based on their socioeconomic status. These things may prevent them from getting ahead early in life and may not provide them with the life experiences many of us see as "typical." From the minute they walk in the door of my classroom, I focus on their potential growth while they are with me. I may not be able to control their home lives, however, I can certainly control their experience during the school day. My goal is to inspire even our earliest students to become lifelong learners!

My Project

Many of my students have made excellent strides in their math skills and have mastered what was asked of them in the pre-k curriculum. The Early Math Instant Learning Centers, will allow my students to have other resources to help enrich their math skills. The hands-on activities will encourage their thinking skills and allow them to challenge their learning. It will also assist them in developing skills in shapes, patterning, counting, measurement, comparing numbers, making ten, simple addition and simple subtraction.

The 3-prong writing claws fit easily on pens & pencils to promote proper finger placement.

This will aide my students who have a difficult time holding the pencil correctly, to facilitate developmental writing.

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

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 34 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT280X - Early Math Instant Learning Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $229.00 1 $229.00
GR212 - Writing Claws - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$248.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$282.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.89

Total project goal

$332.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$332.61

3 Donors

-$282.61

Donations toward project cost

-$240.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.39

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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