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Ms. Gensler from New York NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Our Young Mathematicians

The cost of puzzles and games, 10 write & wipe clocks, and a balance scale from Lakeshore Learning is $184, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $184 goal

This project expired on August 14, 2006.

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Current research has demonstrated the importance of providing a rich learning environment for preschoolers, especially preschoolers with special needs. An environment that promotes opportunities for student learning via active engagement in early mathematical skills and concepts helps to lay the foundations for later mathematical reasoning. In my class of eight preschoolers (between the ages of three to five) with special needs at P811M, The Mickey Mantle School, I encourage the students to explore mathematics through fun learning activities. Some of the academic goals that are addressed through the math activities include developing a concept of basic geometric shapes, colors, and numbers, counting, one to one correspondence, the concept of time, patterns, and weight and measurement. Materials purchased through Lakeshore Learning Inc. will be used directly with the students to help develop these mathematical concepts in fun way. The materials include puzzles that help to reinforce the concept of numbers and numerical order, a book of file folder math games, patterning and counting matching cards, color and classification game, as well as a classroom balance scale and student write on/wipe off clocks. Thank you in advance for helping support our young and emerging mathematicians.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG561 - Color & Shape Classification Game • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
TT392 - Giant Number Puzzle 1-20 • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
SCD2001 - Reading & Math File Folder Games - Pre-K • Lakeshore Learning $21.99 1 $21.99
RR414 - All-Purpose Classroom Balance • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95
CC129 - Write & Wipe Student Clocks - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning $12.95 1 $12.95
TT427 - Counting Match-Ups • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 1 $9.95
TT426 - Patterning Match-Ups • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 1 $9.95

Materials cost

$126.69

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$150.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.98

Total project goal

$183.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$183.24

1 Donor

-$183.24

Donations toward project cost

-$160.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.24

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.23

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$0.00

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