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Mrs. Cervantes from La Mesa CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

ABC and Play!

Help me give my students engaging letter activities to encourage learning letters and sounds and developmentally appropriate play to foster their love for learning.

  • $1,228 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Everyday I get to come to school with my amazing students. Twenty-eight students with different backgrounds and stories to tell; amazing stories you can only get a from a 5-year old!

Our differences create a positive classroom environment where each student feels comfortable to make mistakes and try their hardest.

We are young, yet we are learning to support each other in a variety of ways by helping, communicating, and understanding each other. Being a classroom family and cheering for each other is what makes our class special!

Our school is a Title I urban school with a diverse population, serving free or reduced-price lunch to over 80% of our students. School becomes a safe haven for these scholars where expectations are the same every day. While they come to school to learn, they thrive when they are given the opportunity to utilize a variety of resources to make learning real and fun.

My Project

My class is a transitional kindergarten class. We are full of energy and love to move. My goal this year is to encourage social and developmental play along with learning rotations. This will keep our class engaged and learning.

The alphabet teaching tubs, stamps, magnetic writing board, light table tracing tiles, and stencils will encourage writing and art in one fun activity.

The use of manipulatives will enhance problem solving skills as well as socialization. The magnatiles, building blocks, sensory kit, and sand will help develop fine motor skills.

Along with the previous materials we will also need the dry erase markers, erasers, and pencil boxes to engage in fundamentally appropriate writing activities. The couch will create a warm and inviting space for my students to play, learn, and grow.

Mrs. Cervantes
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF683BU - Easy-Clean Comfy Couch - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $249.00 1 $249.00
LC856 - Alphabet Sounds Teaching Tubs • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
DG547 - Magna-Tiles® - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.99 1 $129.99
Emraw Regal Multipurpose Pencil Box - Assorted Color Dots Pencil Case Box for Organize and Carry Pencils, School Pencil Box Plastic Pencil Case Plastic Stationery Case Box (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $17.99 5 $89.95
Sterilite 17248612 Small Divided Box, Clear Case with Blue Aquarium Latch, 12 Pack • Amazon Business $23.04 3 $69.12
EXPO 1921062 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Black, 36-Count • Amazon Business $22.57 2 $45.14
LL806 - Light Table Alphabet Tracing Tiles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
EE290 - Design & Build Water Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PP580 - Giant Magnetic Early Writing Page • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 1 $27.99
VS318 - Clean Sand - 25-Lb. Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.99 1 $22.99
Stencil Mill • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
PP421 - Alphabet Stamps - Uppercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
PP420 - Alphabet Stamps - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
TecUnite 30 Pack Magnetic Whiteboard Dry Eraser Chalkboard Cleansers Wiper for Classroom Office (Blue, 1.97 x 1.97 Inch) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Dew Drops Water Beads Construction Zone Tactile Sensory Kit - Tractor Toys Included - Great Fine Motor Skills and Sensory Bin for Kids • Amazon Business $10.50 1 $10.50

Materials cost

$915.62

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$83.78

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,043.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$184.08

Total project goal

$1,227.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,227.21

1 Donor

-$832.13

Donations toward project cost

-$830.63

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

match offer

-$250.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$212.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$145.08

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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