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Mrs. Crum from Orlando FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Read, Count, and Play Your Way to Success

My students need literacy, math and free expresive play materials to further their hands on learning. Being so young they need to use materials that are manitpulative and colorful to retain the information and knowledge better.

  • $167 goal

This project expired on November 25, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a low-income/high poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. Despite the many challenges they face, I am looking to keep things simple and provide my students with creative and meaningful learning experiences.

My students are creative, clever and very spontaneous.

They like to move, they love to read and love lots of positive attention. Many of them are being raised in single parent households and receive a free lunch based on their socioeconomic status. These things may prevent them from getting ahead early in life and may not provide them with the life experiences many of us see as "typical". From the minute they walk in the door of my classroom I focus on their potential and growth while they are with me. I may not be able to control their home lives, however, I can certainly control their experience during the school day. By doing this in a creative and positive way, I am hopeful to inspire even our earliest learners to continue on a path of academic excellence.

My Project

Having tangible, colorful and resuable center manipulatives helps them absorb and gain new knowledge from their ABC's to their 123's and so much more. These new literacy and math manipulatives will not only help them learn but also work collaboratively with each other. Working collaboratively will help their future academic skills flurish and accomplish group work in school and play areas throughout the year.

The products that I have selected will help my students by giving them options during literacy and math learning center times to learn and grow.

I have seen how choice can positively affect my students work and demeanor and hope that the additional options will help us grow even more!

Mrs. Crum
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources Alphabet Acorns Activity Set, 78 Pieces • Amazon Business $19.29 1 $19.29
Learning Resources Goodie Games ABC Cookies • Amazon Business $18.36 1 $18.36
Boley 52 PC Alphabet Dinosaurs - Educational Dinosaur Alphabet Matching Toy Game - Great Learning Tool for Toddlers • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Learning Resources Smart Snacks Number Pops, Set of 10 • Amazon Business $15.89 1 $15.89
Learning Resources Froggy Feeding Fun Activity Set, 65 Pieces • Amazon Business $14.19 1 $14.19
Lockermate Stac-a-shelf 12 In (Red) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
ebuddy 3 Sets Doll Clothes Sets for 14 to 16 Inch Alive Baby Dolls, New Born baby Dolls, Bitty baby dolls and 18 Inch American Girl Dolls • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$109.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$141.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.94

Total project goal

$166.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$166.29

2 Donors

-$142.29

Donations toward project cost

-$141.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.94

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$24.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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