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Ms. Lester from Blakely GA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Blocks, Bots and Sliders! We Read!

Help me give my students letter bots, letters that are giants yet magnetic, word sliders and letters to build. We want to read!

  • $269 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a kindergarten teacher of 15 students within the age ranges of 4, 5 and 6. They are special little people who often advocate the love for coming to school. They are little people who often carry alongside them big boy and girl problems. 100% of them are participants in the free breakfast and lunch program and often have to be responsible for themselves and siblings.

We live in a small Georgia town without much opportunity, but try to provide large yet special moments through fun times and optimal learning environments that are safe and complete.

Teachers' jobs are to stretch each child's abilities even when the student believes their talents are minimal. There are no minimalist ideas in kindergarten. Everyone is taught that they are super! kids are always super and I want to allow them the chances to know and understand their potentials!

My Project

We are in need of blocks, bots, sliders and magnets so that we may tap into our reading happiness. Isn't kindergarten where the foundations of reading occur? We can play while working at the same time. Bots that are letters and robots, sliders that help us hear each individual sound and see every letter and big magnets that we can move around to see the letter, make the sound and move them on to make words would be awesome in our classroom! We are ready to board the reading choo choo train in Georgia.

We were tremendously impacted by Hurricane Michael on October 10th.

He blew through our town quickly, but dangerously at the wind speeds of a category 3 and left a complete path of destruction. We aren't feeling sorry, but are perservering in our little town and in our classroom.

1/2 the school year has passed and now it is time to press on with reading words. Reading is the foundation to a good life. Help us receive these blocks, bots, sliders and magnets to have lots of fun and work on that life empowering skill of reading.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 15 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF525 - Snap-Together Letter Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
AC225 - Alpha-Bots • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC111 - What’s the Sound? Word Sliders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LC743 - Build the Letter Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LC176 - Giant Magnetic Letters - Uppercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99

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