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Ms. Moore from Baltimore MD is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Every Letter Makes a Sound

My students need language and literacy materials that supports learning the alphabet and their emergent reader skills. The Alphabet Sounds Teaching Tubs is a great way to build alphabet knowledge and skills.

  • $462 goal

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My Students

I am a first year teacher in Baltimore City at a Title I school-where all students receives a free lunch. Our students communities, include high crimes, drug use, poverty, and homelessness. However, our classroom is designed to be warm and welcoming safe space for students and their families.

Despite the adversities some students and families may face, the Prekindergarten students are full of joy and ambition; ready to learn, play, and grow.

For most of them, this is their very first early learning experience. Seeking new and innovative ways to enhance the Prekindergarten learning experience is a priority. My teaching philosophy is to build a solid early childhood foundation, in preparation for Kindergarten and life skills.

My Project

The Prekindergarten students will identify letters and make their sounds by naming 3D objects using the Alphabet Sounds Teaching Tubs. Students will use the items throughout our classroom's learning centers that includes: Writing, Art, Literacy Library, Dramatic Play, Blocks, and Science. The learning center activities will be set up for students to practice writing letters using the sentence strips, chart paper, and markers. In addition, students explore play dough sculpting by forming upper and lowercase letter shapes.

With the language and literacy materials, students begin to progress in their emergent reader habits and skills, develop critical thinking skills, and make real world connections from the classroom to home learning.

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

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This project will reach 23 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC856 - Alphabet Sounds Teaching Tubs • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
AA248 - Building Language Photo Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
WF26 - Letters Beanbag Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $42.99 1 $42.99
RA414 - Tabletop Paper Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Post-it Tabletop Easel Pad with Dry Erase, 20" x 23", White, Unruled, 1/Pack (563 DE) • Staples Advantage $17.26 1 $17.26
Kaplan Dough Classic Colors (6 - 1lb. Tubs) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $15.26 1 $15.26
BJ7471 - 1 1/2" Ruled Chart Tablet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 1 $11.99
RA415 - Extra Chart Stand Rings - Set of 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 1 $6.99
Sharpie Flip Chart Markers, Assorted, 8/pk (22478) • Staples Advantage $5.26 1 $5.26
NF9765 - Rainbow Sentence Strips • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 1 $4.99
NF9763 - White Sentence Strips • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$332.71

Vendor shipping charges

$5.00

State sales tax

$19.96

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$392.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.29

Total project goal

$461.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$461.95

8 Donors

-$456.46

Donations toward project cost

-$392.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$63.81

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.48

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$0.00

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