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Mrs. Kosinski from New Britain CT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Ayuda! Bilingual Students need Bilingual Resources!

Help me give my students bilingual books, writing and drawing supplies to enhance reading comprehension skills and improve writing abilities.

  • $642 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

All students deserve the opportunity to be successful! There are almost two hundred English Language Learners in grades K-5 at my school. As an ESL teacher, my goal is to help these students develop English proficiency skills that will ensure their success in all areas. However, being an ESL teacher is more than just that. I work hard to make my students feel comfortable in a new environment, help them adapt to a new culture and school and also, encourage them to become strong bilinguals in the future. I try to boost their self esteem and morale as they make the transition into the United States so that they feel safe and ready to learn. I strive to teach my students to become confident, compassionate citizens of society, one lesson at a time. Any donation helps me reach their academic, physical and emotional needs.

My Project

These bilingual books and resources will allow new students to access text and continue to build upon reading comprehension skills in their first language. With so many Spanish speakers in my school, we need more Spanish and bilingual text for them to read and stimulate their academic development in their first language, while they begin to learn English as a second language. The writing and drawing supplies will allow my students to show their understanding of the texts and to express their ideas in creative ways. Many of my students come with limited English vocabulary and writing in their first language or using drawings helps them express their ideas clearly, even though they may not know English yet.

By donating to this project, you are helping my students build comprehension and express their ideas in creative ways!

Mrs. Kosinski
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all 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
LL925X - Teaching Reading Skills Activity Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $179.00 1 $179.00
PENCILS COLORED CRAYOLA CLASSPACKS SET OF 462 • School Specialty $74.47 1 $74.47
CRAYONS 16-COLOR CLASSPACK 3.62IN ASST CYO528016 SET OF 800 • School Specialty $47.26 1 $47.26
CRAYONS DRY-ERSE CLASSPACK WASHABLE ASST CYO985208 SET OF 96 • School Specialty $45.43 1 $45.43
Staples Stickies Easel Pads, 25" x 30", White, 30 Sheets/Pad, 2 Pads/Carton (23447) • Staples Advantage $35.54 1 $35.54
Ticonderoga The World's Best Pencil Wooden Pencils, No. 2.5 Medium Lead, Dozen (13885) • Staples Advantage $1.69 10 $16.90
La oruga muy hambrienta (The Very Hungry Caterpillar) • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
¿Que puedes hacer con un Rebozo? (What Can You Do With A Rebozo?) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Family (La Familia) • AKJ Education $3.61 1 $3.61
El Transporte (Transportation) • AKJ Education $3.61 1 $3.61
Bright Baby Touch & Feel: Numbers (Bilingual Edition) • AKJ Education $3.61 1 $3.61
Bright Baby Animals (Bilingual Edition) • AKJ Education $3.61 1 $3.61
Los Numeros (Numbers) • AKJ Education $3.61 1 $3.61
My Toys (Mis Juguetes Mis Juguetes) • AKJ Education $3.50 1 $3.50
Cinco Monitos Brincando en la Cama (Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed) • AKJ Education $3.31 1 $3.31
Perrazo y Perrito (Big Dog And Little Dog) • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Jorge el curioso va a una fiesta de disfraces (Curious George Goes to a Costume Party (Bilingual)) • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Curious George Cleans Up Spanish (English Bilingual Edition (CGTV Reader)) • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Curious George Pinata Party (Bilingual) • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Perro Grande... Perro Pequeno • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
What Day Is It? (¿Qué día es?) • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
What Am I Playing? (¿Qué juego?) • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Where Am I Hiding? (¿Donde Me Escondo?) • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Un día nublado (A Cloudy Day) • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
Que Hacen los Maestros? • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
Un día con viento (A Windy Day) • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00
Caperucita Roja (Little Red Riding Hood) • AKJ Education $1.89 1 $1.89
Un Dia Soleado (A Sunny Day) • AKJ Education $1.85 1 $1.85
El Calor • AKJ Education $1.85 1 $1.85
La Nina Que Poncho a Babe Ruth (The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth) • AKJ Education $1.85 1 $1.85
Manchita, la vaquita torpe • AKJ Education $1.80 1 $1.80
Un día lluvioso (A Rainy Day) • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Trabajo (Work) • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Tia Clara Brown • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Tornadoes (DK Readers) • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Un día nevado (A Snowy Day) • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Todas Las Cosas Radiantes y Bellas • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
Lo haré después (I'll Do It Later) • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
La mejor mascota (The Best Pet Yet) • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75
La Carrera de Carrozas (The Chariot Race) • AKJ Education $1.65 1 $1.65

Materials cost

$491.39

Vendor shipping charges

$16.72

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$545.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$96.26

Total project goal

$641.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$641.74

6 Donors

-$526.74

Donations toward project cost

-$447.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$79.01

match offer

-$115.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$97.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.25

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$0.00

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