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Ms. Murphy from Pensacola FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Busy Hands, Busy Minds!

Help me give my students hands-on literacy tools such as magnetic letter builders, a trace and write alphabet center, and a letter recognition instant learning center to master letters and sounds.

  • $349 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kiddos are amazing! Each day, they walk into our classroom full of energy and ready to learn despite many challenges they face before entering our classroom door.

One hundred percent of the students at our Title I school in Florida receive free breakfast and lunch based on low socio-economic status.

Our classroom is in full swing this year and I love to provide my students with hands-on learning experiences! Some of my students are learning letter and number identification while others are ready to read, write, and count. We are all growing together and I hope to provide a learning environment that creates a love for learning that will last a lifetime.

My Project

These literacy manipulatives will continue to enhance the hands-on learning environment I strive to create. Our kindergarten classroom is a busy place with learning happening all around. Many of my students are kinesthetic learners. One benefit of having literacy manipulatives is that kinesthetic learners are given the opportunity to get hands-on with a particular skill.

With these literacy manipulatives, my students will be able to learn letter names and sounds through play.

After I introduce each manipulative, students will be able to play these literacy games independently or in small groups, during literacy centers, reading rotations, or collaborative work time.

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

Equity Focus

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 24 students.

9 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC569 - Magnetic Letter Builders - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $89.99 1 $89.99
LL697 - Trace & Write Alphabet Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
TT824 - Letter Recognition Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
AA527 - Launch & Learn Beginning Sounds Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC242 - Learning Letters Activity Leaves • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LC742 - Find the Letter Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LA299 - Learn the Alphabet! Dough Mats • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$261.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$295.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.21

Total project goal

$348.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$348.07

7 Donors

-$348.07

Donations toward project cost

-$295.86

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.21

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$0.00

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