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Mrs. Theaker from West Newton IN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

My Marvelous Mathematicians and Classroom Economists

Help me give my students projects and activities that make them think outside the box. I would love to boost their knowledge in multiplication and division. Some items will be great for our Classroom Economy.

  • $327 goal

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My Students

I have the great pleasure of teaching an incredible group of 3rd graders this year! I am so lucky to have a new group of learners that are such great mathematicians and readers. They show a desire to learn each day. I would love to incorporate engaging activities and projects in my lessons to allow them to think outside the box.

I am using a Classroom Economy as my reward system this year.

This is a great way to teach financial responsibility and many other things. This kind of reward system helps my students improve their behavior, take responsibility with jobs, and complete their work. They also learn how to budget or save their money. My students have done a great job so far practicing their addition and subtraction skills using this reward system. I would love to include some fun items for them to purchase with their hard earned money at the Classroom Store at the end of each week.

My Project

Students will be able to practice their math skills with some of these items. Multiplication is extremely important in 3rd grade for my students to master. These items will help them master those facts quickly.

My students work hard each week to earn classroom cash to spend or save money.

These items will allow them work towards an interesting item to them. Students will be able to purchase some of these items with the classroom money they earn each week.

The student disposable masks are very useful to have in the classroom in case a students doesn't have one that day. I want to make sure every student feels safe.

Mrs. Theaker
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 23 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
$100 Gift Card for Educational Resources on Teachers Pay Teachers • Teachers Pay Teachers $100.00 1 $100.00
Unknown Quantities Flash Cards-Multiplication & Division • AKJ Education $10.94 5 $54.70
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 24-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Multi-Color, 3-Ounce Cans, Ages 2 and up, Multicolor (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Sensory Fidget Toys Set, 25 Pcs., Stress Relief and Anti-Anxiety Tools Bundle for Kids and Adults, Marble and Mesh, Pack of Squeeze Balls, Soybean Squeeze, Flippy Chain, Liquid Motion Timer & More • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
MAGID 3 Ply Disposable Kids Face Masks with Adjustable Nose Bridge - Pack of 50 Masks - Breathable 3 Layer Face Mask Covers with Elastic String Earloops (KM005) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
ENTHUR Stretchy String Fidget Sensory Toys Build Resistance Squeeze Pull - Good for Kids with ADD, ADHD or Autism, and Adults to Strengthen Arms 12 Pack (BPA/Phthalate/Latex-Free) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
U.S. Toy Lot of 12 Assorted Color and Design Mini Maze Puzzle Games • Amazon Business $5.72 1 $5.72
Rhode Island Novelty 5 Inch Pirate Telescopes, 12-Pack • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
I Have...Who Has...? Mixed Practice Multiplication, Whole Numbers & Fractions • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Kagan Publishing - Multiplication Spinners • Teachers' School Supply $3.00 1 $3.00

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