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Ms. Lischer from Indianapolis IN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Choices to Help Us Learn Where We Are At!

Help me give my students differentiated activities for our independent practice centers time!

  • $384 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am privileged to teach an amazing group of kindergarten students. Kindergarten is a wonderful time of exploration and self-discovery as students start their learning adventure. We are an IB school and inquiry is at the center of everything we do. My students love to explore and discover new things through our units of inquiry and they enjoy manipulating hands-on materials to help them learn while having fun. It is fantastic to see how much progress they make throughout the course of the year.

My students come from a variety of backgrounds and their first year of school in Kindergarten is critical in making sure that no matter where our students come from, every child has the opportunity to be successful.

We are a Title I school, meaning a certain percentage of our students come from low income areas and receive free or reduced-price lunch, and we have students who are learning English. Despite struggles inside and outside of the classroom, my students come to school every day with a smile on their face ready to tackle a new day of learning.

My Project

One of our favorite times of day is when we get to do literacy centers. Students get to choose what activities they get to do, which helps them stay engaged and working the whole time. Importantly, these activities need to be at the student's independent level because they will be doing these activities on their own while I am holding small groups.

All of our students are at different levels and need activities that allow them to engage in meaningful practice of skills they are working on.

Sometimes students struggle choosing activities that will help them learn where they are at because we don't have many activities for centers. We had many alphabet and sounds centers for the beginning of the year and students still choose to complete these activities even if they already know their letters and sounds because we don't always have enough of the other activities for everyone in our class. With these activities from Lakeshore, students will be able to have more choice to find activities that let them practice the skills they need work on, rather than any activity that is available.

Ms. Lischer
Grades PreK-2
More than half of 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
GG365X - Touch?& Read Phonics Word Match?- Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $85.00 1 $85.00
LA374 - Blends & Digraphs Teaching Tubs • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
PP246 - Match & Sort Phonics Quickies - K-Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PP625 - Final E Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
TT821 - Rhyming Sounds Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC113 - Letter Crayons Word Building Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LL817 - Rhyming Sounds Phonics Train • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$291.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$326.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.59

Total project goal

$383.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$383.91

7 Donors

-$256.00

Donations toward project cost

-$218.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.20

match offer

-$126.51

Match offer toward project cost

-$107.53

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.98

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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