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Mrs. Ballard from Madison AL is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Rekenreks Rock

My students need individual 20-count rekenreks as they develop number sense and build visual patterns of numbers.

  • $183 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are busy first graders! I begin each math lesson with a "Number Talk" to encourage students to look for patterns they see as they determine value. Color patterned rekenreks are a wonderful tool to build my students' perceptual and mental counting skills.

I teach first graders!

They come from varied socioeconomic backgrounds. Parent involvement is high and the population is generally well-educated. My school includes pre-k through sixth grade and our total student enrollment is over 850. We also house many children with special needs who are included in our class when possible.

My Project

I would love for each child to have their own rekenrek to use throughout the year as we develop number sense. I have a couple and the children love them; however, there just aren't enough to go around. I envision the children using them daily as we count, add, subtract, and model explanations.

I appreciate any donation to ensure that all my students have daily access to this wonderful hands-on math tool.

Rekenreks will not only build their visual perception of numbers but will allow students to see relationships among numbers.

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Individual Student Rekenrek Up to 20 • Nasco $4.04 22 $88.88
Rekenrek Flash Cards • Nasco $15.94 1 $15.94

Materials cost

$104.82

Vendor shipping charges

$10.48

State sales tax

$8.54

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$155.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.43

Total project goal

$182.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$182.84

5 Donors

-$182.84

Donations toward project cost

-$155.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.43

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$0.00

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