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Ms. Liss from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

There’s A Miracle Manipulative Hiding In My Pocket!

The cost of manipulatives for math games and other subjects is $537, 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>.

  • $553 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I teach Early Childhood Special Education in a “Blended Model” classroom. In my classroom children are either labeled “at-risk” for academic failure or they have identified disabilities. You may wonder why these manipulatives are so miraculous. The sets we currently have in our classroom have helped us teach counting, 1:1 correspondence, colors, and patterning in math. They have helped us teach verbal skills and sign language skills to label items in the environment. In our water table they often hide in sand and corn meal in order to be “discovered” in science activities. In addition they serve as “transition” items for little hands to hold onto in the hallways, during circle time, or library time for students with special needs that have difficulty going from one activity to the next. Lakeshore learning makes a variety of these manipulatives as well as some unique manipulatives for math games. The skills we teach on a daily basis can be enhanced by having a variety of “miracle manipulatives” hiding in our pockets and around our classroom for everyone to enhance the learning of my preschoolers.

Ms. Liss
Grades PreK-2
  • Gladstone Fine Arts School
  • Chicago, IL
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC1700X - Lakeshore Math Manipulative Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning $99.50 1 $99.50
LM970X - Lakeshore Math Manipulative Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning $95.00 1 $95.00
LM615 - Lakeshore Liquid Discovery Tubes • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
GG480X - Cookie Sheet Magnetic Math Series • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
AA388 - Color Discovery Boxes • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
LC735 - Lakeshore Color Discovery Tubes • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
TF246 - How Tall Am I? Game • Lakeshore Learning $11.95 1 $11.95

Materials cost

$386.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$453.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$99.45

Total project goal

$552.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$552.50

4 Donors

-$531.47

Donations toward project cost

-$453.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$78.22

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$21.27

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$0.00

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