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  • $153 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Casallas-Duffer
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

Building Kindergartener's Vocabulary

The cost of Search & Find Alphabet Bags from Lakeshore Learning is $153, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

Any teacher working with very young English Language Learners knows the difficulty in building their vocabulary. While some students absorb new words like sponges, for some it can take quite some time. Using posters with pictures is a start, but nothing beats having the actual object to use as an example. Students find this engaging since they get to touch and manipulate the object. By associating objects with a particular letter sound, students associate words with objects in addition to recognizing and name letters. Unfortunately, some of our incoming Kindergartners have not refined their fine motor skills. They tend to not know how to tie their shoes, don't know their left from their right, and cannot grasp a pencil or hold scissors correctly. This poses a great problem when working with our state mandated scripted phonics workbooks. I propose using soft velour see-through bags that let kids peek inside to search for objects that start with that particular letter. By using these see through alphabet bags, students will expand their vocabulary and focus on learning rather than worry if they are going to lose a manipulative. In addition, this product will build self -esteem in our students who are learning English, students who need more time to remember, and provide an unforgettable way to learn their letters and sounds.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE356 - Search & Find Alphabet Bags • Lakeshore Learning $95.00 1 $95.00

Materials cost

$95.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$125.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.45

Total project goal

$152.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$152.50

3 Donors

-$140.86

Donations toward project cost

-$125.63

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.23

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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