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Mrs. Bantsolas from Markham IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Numbers Everywhere!

My students need counting games such as bugs number sequencing puzzles, numbers & counting magnetic activity tin, and more to learn about numbers.

  • $201 goal

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My Students

What exactly is 7? What does 3+5 really mean? How many ways can you make 8? What do the words more, less, and same really mean? These are just some of the questions my students need to internalize in preparation for just the basic Math concepts in the life ahead of them.

I teach students with autism in grades Second through Fourth.

We are in a self-contained school with students with autism ranging from Kindergarten to 22. We depend a lot on the use of visuals in the classroom to help the children be successful in their day. The students I serve have varying levels of skills and need.

My Project

If my students had interactive math software and hands on math manipulatives, they could better understand the concepts that we are trying to teach. Math is hard for students with autism and my students learn better with hands-on. To ensure that EVERY child has the resources needed, we need to greatly increase our number of math manipulatives. Children will count, pattern, sort, measure, create sets, build an understating of adding and subtracting, discover numerous ways to create a given number. The requested materials of software and counting games will help make math concepts easier for my students to understand.

By supporting this project, you will provide my young learners with developmentally appropriate materials that will help them build basic counting skills which are necessary for developing more challenging skills later in their learning.

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Mrs. Bantsolas
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 12 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP557 - See-Inside Counting Tubes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PP608 - Sequencing Trains 1-100 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
TT365 - Numbers & Counting Magnetic Activity Tin • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
GG981 - Fun to Count to 10! Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
PP951 - Catch-To-Learn Number Sequencing Interactive Games - Single License CD-ROM • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LL493 - Bugs Number Sequencing Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$137.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$170.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.00

Total project goal

$200.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$200.01

1 Donor

-$200.01

Donations toward project cost

-$170.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

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$0.00

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