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Ms. Cuevas from Kyle TX is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

You Can Count on Fun at the Math Playground

My students need a variety of games through which they can practice social skills while they are learning important early math concepts.

  • $218 goal

This project expired on October 5, 2010.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I can remember many evenings and summer days when I was growing up playing board games with my friends and family. These experiences provided me with math readiness skills as well as the opportunity to practice sharing, turn taking, and working cooperatively.

The children at our school come eager and ready to learn.

They are from economically very poor home situations but, for the most part, are from caring environments. Many live with grandparents or other extended family members and most have several siblings. As a result, finances are meager and time spent one-on-one with an adult is very limited. Many students around the US come to kindergarten or first grade with a knowledge of colors, letters, position, and quantity based on early social interactions within the family. However the first exposure to these concepts for most of our children comes when they walk into school. The teachers at our school do a wonderful job of presenting these important concepts within classroom instruction but additional reinforcement in a fun atmosphere would be so beneficial to the students.

My Project

Can you imagine the look on a child's face when they are told they can bring their breakfast or lunch to the Math Playground and have some time to play a board game with friends? Dalmatian puppies, Eric Carle characters, entertaining pictures - all these are part of the games that have been selected for the Math Playground. For a teacher nothing beats knowing that your students are having fun and learning at the same time. But, the learning is not just academic. When a child has to take turns, share game pieces, ask for help with what to do next, give that help in a constructive and kind manner there is so much more learning that takes place.

Getting a firm foundation in mathematics vocabulary and thinking processes is essential to success in school.

Learning how to get along with others is essential to success in life. I know that coming to the Math Playground will promote success for our students in school and throughout their life. Won't you join me in opening the Math Playground?

Ms. Cuevas
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 350 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FG274 - Memory Game • Lakeshore Learning $12.99 2 $25.98
FG271 - Candy Land Game • Lakeshore Learning $12.99 2 $25.98
FG385X - Eric Carle Games Collection • Lakeshore Learning $64.95 1 $64.95
FF463 - Froggy Toss Counting Game • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
FG102 - Fire Station Dalmatian Early Math Game • Lakeshore Learning $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$166.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$178.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.15

Total project goal

$217.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$217.50

2 Donors

-$102.16

Donations toward project cost

-$89.17

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.99

match offer

-$108.76

Match offer toward project cost

-$89.18

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.58

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.58

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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