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  • $205 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Martin
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households
  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

Motivational Math Manipulatives!

My students need eight balance scales to improve our number sense.

My Students

We learn by doing, right? Of course we do! We also learn by experience and when we are having fun!

I have the pleasure of teaching nineteen eager to learn kindergarten students.

We are a energetic, carefree, and smart bunch. Inquiring minds should know that we absolutely love to learn and we learn the best through hands-on learning experiences. My students and I represent Haynes Elementary, the HAPPY PLACE!

My Project

Meaningful and authentic learning experiences help us to learn. With the emphasis of building a strong foundation of number sense we plan to use balance scales in a number of ways. One way we will build number sense is by working in small cooperative learning groups to compare real-life objects. Secondly, we will also build our math vocabulary through verbal and written expression (e.g., more than, less than, heavier, lighter). Lastly, we will learn to represent and model math thinking through visual illustrations (e.g.,record data, share data, represent data).

We are a deserving bunch that would love to develop our mathematical thinking through hands-on learning.

Balance scales are a wonderful math tool that will turn our classroom into a mad math lab and I can't wait! Your donation will support meaningful learning experiences and a passionate kindergarten teacher!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources Bucket Balance • Amazon $14.97 6 $89.82
Learning Resources Pan Balance • Amazon $26.14 2 $52.28

Materials cost

$142.10

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$174.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.75

Total project goal

$204.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$204.98

4 Donors

-$116.74

Donations toward project cost

-$110.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.26

match offer

-$75.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.24

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 19 students.

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