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Mrs. Miranda from Las Vegas NV is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Felt to the Rescue

My students need felt board stories and felt to bring stories to life and make visual connections to help them sequence and retell stories.

  • $211 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember when you were a student, a teacher sat at the front of the classroom and read a book and you just looked at the pictures? The teacher would then ask you to retell what you just heard and you had absolutely No clue. The same goes for my students.

My students come from many different backgrounds and home situations.

I teach two half-day kindergarten classes in Nevada. My students only attend school for 2 ½ hours each day. They come to school each day with the desire to learn and a desire to be taught. Some students come into school recognizing all their letters and sounds, while some come in never holding a pencil or seeing a book.

My Project

I am trying to make reading fun and interactive. Students Do love to listen to stories, but not all stories are interesting. By using the felt stories, I will be able to bring the book to life. Students will be able to see how a story is sequenced when a piece of the story is added to the felt board. Students will be able to retell the story themselves by coming up and placing the felt pieces on the board, this will empower the students to learn. A Chinese proverb states: "Tell me, I’ll forget; Show me, I’ll remember; Involve me, I’ll understand." I want to involve all my students so they will be able to learn.

It is my goal for my students to succeed and to achieve their highest potential, so they will continue coming to school and having the best learning experience possible.

By donating to my classroom you will be able to help me achieve my goal.

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Mrs. Miranda
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC564 - Felt • Lakeshore Learning $12.95 1 $12.95
RR360X - Storytelling Puppets - Set 2 - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
LA920X - Storytelling Puppets - Set 1 - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
Alphabet Felt Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.16 1 $17.16
Favorite Stories Flannelboard Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $20.60 1 $20.60
The Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly Flannelboard Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $15.44 1 $15.44

Materials cost

$126.05

Vendor shipping charges

$6.38

State sales tax

$9.89

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$179.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.63

Total project goal

$210.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$210.84

1 Donor

-$89.61

Donations toward project cost

-$89.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$105.41

Match offer toward project cost

-$89.60

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.81

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$15.81

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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Project Activity

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