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Mrs. Romero from N Lauderdale FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

American Dream

My students need Letter Blocks, First Little Readers - it will help them to learn and improve their reading skills and it will help my ESOL students to improve their English.

  • $504 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class is kindergarten. My students are coming from Pre-K class and they need hands-on activities to keep their minds actively engaged. Everyday we rotate through Reading and Math centers and they need effective materials and fun activities to help them to get their goals for the next grade. My students come from a low-income community and our school has a high migrant population and all of our students receive free lunch. The majority of incoming students in my class are stronger with Spanish, and need a bit more practice in English. I want to help my students providing the best possible learning experience for them here at school. I would love for all my students to be able to read in English and learn math with more confidence. They come excited and ready to learn everyday. And I always tell them the sky is the limit. So let's keep looking forward and striving for our goals.

My Project

Why do I call the project the American dream? Because most of the students in my kindergarten class do not speak English, their families are immigrants and English is their second language. So developing reading and math skills is a challenge without the adequate material to support them in the acquisition of the new language. The resources like Touch & Read Phonics Match - Complete Set, First Little Readers - Level A, Solve It! Addition Magnetic Boards and all of the others that I'm requesting are a big support to reach our goals for reading and math. In Kindergarten, reading and math skills development are important and the foundation for the success in all the next levels. My students are young children and need resources that motivate them to learn and develop their skills.

Mrs. Romero
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG365X - Touch & Read Phonics Match - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $85.00 1 $85.00
FR151 - First Little Readers - Level A • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
FF525 - Snap-Together Letter Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
CB783 - Listen, Read & Rhyme with Dr. Seuss • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.50 1 $39.50
TT609 - Magnetic Shape Sorting Rods • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
EE628 - Solve It! Addition Magnetic Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
CA609 - Sing-Along Read-Along Classics with CDs • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.50 1 $29.50
DD764 - Count and Link • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
HH396 - Tactile Numbers Match-Ups • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
DD908 - Pattern Blocks Activity Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$391.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$427.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.50

Total project goal

$503.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$503.31

12 Donors

-$256.65

Donations toward project cost

-$218.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.50

match offer

-$246.66

Match offer toward project cost

-$209.66

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.00

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$0.00

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