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Mrs. Kittrell from Norfolk VA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fun With Phonics

Help me give my students the tools they need to succeed with these reading hands-on learning activities.

  • $641 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach at an inner-city Title I School, where all of my children receive free breakfast and free lunch. I teach twenty 1st graders. They face hardships that they encounter at home. Many are from broken homes where there is only one parent, severe family illnesses or their siblings/guardians are their caretakers.

My first graders are so much fun, energetic, playful, and oh, so curious.

They show up at school always optimistic about the day, despite any extra challenges that many of them face outside of school. For that reason, these students deserve to feel like their education matters. This year funds are scarce and supplies are limited, however, the need to succeed is necessary.

My Project

I am constantly trying to improve and add variety to my curriculum and pedagogy. This project has games that will get my student excited about Reading. Phonemic awareness and phonics skills are the building blocks of becoming a fluent reader.

The use of phonics magnetic word building board games would not only enhance my whole group instruction, but small group and individual as well.

Phonics skills are taught in word families or chunks. The flip books would reinforce these reading skills in a fun and exciting way.

With the use of these phonics games and puzzles, I hope to instill a love for learning.

Mrs. Kittrell
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF455X - Phonics Magnetic Word Building Boards - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
LL800X - Phonics Magnetic Sorting Tiles - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 1 $99.50
GG365X - Touch& Read Phonics Word Match- Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $85.00 1 $85.00
EE417 - Word Family Flip Books • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
DD691 - CVC Word Work Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LC148 - Magnetic Word Builders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
GG200X - Sound-It-Out Phonics Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $36.99 1 $36.99
TT194 - I Can Build Simple Words • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$506.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$544.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$96.01

Total project goal

$640.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$640.06

2 Donors

-$551.55

Donations toward project cost

-$544.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$88.51

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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