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Ms. Brown from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Step Into Numbers, Dive Into Shapes!

Help me give my students hands-on, feet-on math manipulatives. We need to move as we count and learn shapes!

  • $627 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students and families at our school enjoy sharing one another's cultures and enjoy participating in after-school events integrated with arts, crafts, literacy, sports, and STEM activities. Our staff prides itself on reaching the needs of our individual students and families, and we often come together to collect funds or make meals for families or staff members who are experiencing complicated circumstances.

My Kindergarten students are a beautiful mix of people including Latino, White, Black, Native American, & Asian.

Our school is a small school community of about 500 children and 78% are living in a low-income level home.

My Project

I collaborate very closely with my grade-level partner and as we were putting together an order in May, we realized that these necessary materials were way beyond our $400 budget limit. Our rigorous math curriculum requires us to teach abstract concepts like identifying 3D shapes to our Kindergarten students. Some of our kiddos come to school with no pre-school background, and we need to work on basic number identification too. This project will support our two classrooms.

These giant stepping stones will not only give our students a leg up on one-to-one correspondence but will also build gross motor balancing skills.

The geometric shape builders and 10-frame dice will encourage teamwork as we use them in the most meaningful way; PLAY!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL258 - Giant Number Stepping Stones • Lakeshore Learning Materials $179.00 2 $358.00
Learning Resources Dive into Shapes! A "Sea" and Build Geometry Set, 129 Pieces • Amazon Business $24.49 2 $48.98
Really Good Stuff 162262 Really Good Stuff Shape-Construction Sticks • Amazon Business $24.09 2 $48.18
RR632 - Giant Ten-Frames Activity Dice • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98

Materials cost

$495.14

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$532.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$93.98

Total project goal

$626.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$626.55

16 Donors

-$509.50

Donations toward project cost

-$439.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$70.43

Matching donations from our partners

-$110.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$93.50

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.05

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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