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Ms. Friese from Waukesha WI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Alphabet Adventures

Help me give my students new tools for hands-on pre-writing and letter exploration.

  • $573 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach an energetic group of 3-5 year olds in a Head Start program. In our school, students stay in their classrooms for two years allowing them to build strong relationships and learn to love coming to school everyday. We celebrate diversity and growth for students at all levels of development.

In our classroom we believe that mistakes just prove that you are trying and as long as you do your best you will always learn something.

We spend our days learning through hands on activities and exploration. I believe each student has the potential to do amazing things when given the tools. We love to find creative ways to use items to develop new skills.

My Project

My students are in love with letters and discovering how to write their names and names of their friends. These items will encourage everyone in the class to explore letters in a hands-on way while learning to form their letters.

These letter learning toys will help students of varying abilities to develop fine motor skills necessary to start writing.

The items I have selected from Lakeshore Learning are meant to allow letter exploration through multiple senses. Tactile letters provide a sensory experience while learning the forms of letters. The magnetic letters and pre-writing boards allow students to practice fine motor skills and forming letters in a fun way. Who doesn't love magnets!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT779 - Magnetic Learning Letters - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $169.00 1 $169.00
TT778 - Magnetic Learning Letters - Uppercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $169.00 1 $169.00
EE226 - Pre-Writing Magnetic Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 2 $79.98
EE258 - Tactile Letters - Uppercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
EE259 - Tactile Letters - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99

Materials cost

$449.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$486.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.89

Total project goal

$572.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$572.60

10 Donors

-$278.00

Donations toward project cost

-$250.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.45

match offer

-$277.84

Match offer toward project cost

-$236.16

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.68

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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