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Ms. Tyler from Torrance CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Organizing Math Manipulatives

Help me give my students storage for their math manipulatives! My students need a storage unit and storage cubes for our classroom.

  • $171 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In my class, we say that it's not Disneyland but Miss Tyler's classroom that is the "happiest place on earth." Learning in one place just doesn't happen in our classroom. Students are constantly moving locations and changing places to stay engaged and involved in the learning that takes place.

My school is special in the fact that it is a Title I School, and it is the same district I went to school in.

It feels so wonderful to be a part of the community I have been a part of for the last three decades.

It is truly my opinion that my students deserve a classroom that is not only engaging to learn in but is a place that they desire to be. I want my classroom to be a unique learning environment; my students need a place where they feel inspired and where their creativity can take flight. If it isn't a place where I would want to learn and spend my time, then I think it's safe to say that my students wouldn't either.

My Project

One of the topics we stress in Third grade is organization. Being that we use the CGI approach to teaching math, we are constantly using manipulatives to support our learning. Right now, our manipulatives are all over the place, unorganized and not easily accessible.

We are requesting a new storage unit and individual cubes so that my students can access their manipulatives whenever they need them.

Students will have the opportunity to be in charge of this area, and ensure that the manipulatives are organized and easy to access for math time. This will change the way we do math each and every day!

Ms. Tyler
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SONGMICS Metal Wire Storage Cube Organizer, Modular Shoe Rack, DIY Closet Cabinet and Shelving Grids, Bookcase, Includes Rubber Mallet, White,16-Cube ULPI44W • Amazon Business $57.99 1 $57.99
Sorbus Foldable Storage Cube Basket Bin - Great for Nursery, Playroom, Closet, Home Organization (Pastel Multi-Color, 6 Pack) • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Sorbus Foldable Storage Cube Basket Bin - Great for Nursery, Playroom, Closet, Home Organization (Pastel Multi-Color, 6 Pack) • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99

Materials cost

$103.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.51

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$145.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.60

Total project goal

$170.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$170.64

2 Donors

-$170.64

Donations toward project cost

-$145.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.60

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$0.00

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