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

Bringing STORIES to LIFE in Pre-K

Help me give my students Lakeshore Stortytelling Kits to foster imagination with story retelling props and big books that will engage them and help create a love of reading!

  • $1,627 goal

This project expired on June 6, 2019.

This project expired on June 6, 2019.

My Students

I teach pre-kindergarten at a small, neighborhood school in Central Florida. Our school is a Title I school and the majority of students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch. We are growing our pre-k program and will be starting our second year.

The majority of our students start pre-k speaking only Spanish and need an authentic experience to foster a love of learning and an introduction to vocabulary in these subject areas.

Our students are like little sponges as they are ready and willing to participate in these new activities!

My Project

Story time is the most MAGICAL part of our day in Pre-K! The stories open up a while new world all while exploring language, sequence, rhyming words and imagination!

Young children LOVE stories and the Lakeshore Stortytelling Kits will help bring these stories to life with flannel pieces and props for retelling!

The hands on pieces will also help my English Language Learners aquire new vocabulary through stories. The Lakeshore Big Books will allow my students get a close up view of the stories similar to bedtime stories at home.

Young children learn best with novelty to keep them interested and engaged. These kits will provide my students the opportunity to retell stories as they build language, use their imagination and open up a whole new world with a LOVE for STORIES!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH650X - Big Book Storytelling Activity Kits - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $449.00 1 $449.00
KT11279 - Fairy Tale Steam Kit 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $325.00 1 $325.00
LA955X - Lakeshore Storytelling Kits - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $169.00 1 $169.00
LC730X - Magnetic Storytelling Kits - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LC260X - Storytelling Puppets - Set 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
LC270X - Storytelling Puppets - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
AA166 - Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? Storytelling Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
AA167 - Little Blue Truck Storytelling Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
RR677 - Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes Storytelling Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LA510 - There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly Storytelling Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
ZZ394 - Create-A-Scene Felt Board Series • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
RR513 - No, David! Storytelling Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
RR514 - Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes Storytelling Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
RR944 - The Jacket I Wear in the Snow Storytelling Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LA998 - Storytelling Lapboard • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$1,332.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$19.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,382.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$244.04

Total project goal

$1,626.91

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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