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Mrs. Pelletier from Lewiston ME is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Is For Apple, B Is For Beginning Sounds!

My students need the Match-a-Sound set and other alphabet materials to help them correctly identify letters, correctly form/write letters and make correct letter sounds.

  • $533 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a multitude of socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. They range in ages from five to seven, speak three different languages and represent three different countries.

No matter the differences within our class, each and every student walks into class everyday with a smile on their face, eager to learn.

Everyday is an adventure with my friends, an adventure I am so lucky to be a part of.

The students at my school come from many different backgrounds. Thirty percent of students are English Language Learners (meaning English is not their primary language spoken). Ninety percent of the students in my school live at or below the poverty line. All of students receive free breakfast, lunch and snack while at school everyday.

My Project

Most of my students come into kindergarten knowing very little about the alphabet, letter recognition and sounds. Many have not been to school before, so the exposure to letters and letter sounds has yet to be introduced. It is my goal to have all my students master their letter identification and letter sounds by the end of the school year. I am able to achieve this by using engaging, hands-on learning centers. I have requested resources such as the Alphabet Sound Teaching Tubs, Match-a-Sound Phonetic Awareness kit, Letter Recognition Instant Learning Center, Learning Letters Activity Centers, Tactile Letters and Alphabet Rockets. The resources requested will allow my students to practice letter and sound recognition daily in an engaging manner. Activities such as these will capture the interest of students and help to ensure that they will master letter and sound recognition!

Kindergarten is the foundation of one's education, What better way to encourage lifelong learners than engaging activities?

Your generous donation will help my students learn how to identify letters and sound recognition. You will be helping my students to begin building their foundation of becoming independent readers and a love for learning! Thank you for your support!

Mrs. Pelletier
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of 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
AA410X - Match-A-Sound! Phonemic Awareness Boxes - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
PP185 - Lakeshore Alphabet Rockets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
DD925 - All About Letters Pocket Chart • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC740X - Learning Letters Activity Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC744 - Write the Letter Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98
TT824 - Letter Recognition Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LL248 - Alphabet Picture Magnets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
EE259 - Tactile Letters - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
EE258 - Tactile Letters - Uppercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99

Materials cost

$396.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.85

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$452.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.89

Total project goal

$532.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$532.60

7 Donors

-$456.72

Donations toward project cost

-$388.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.76

match offer

-$75.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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