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Ms. McCarthy from Homestead PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fun with Writing!

My students need some materials to help them develop great writing skills!

  • $727 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work with a great group of preschool students that come from varying ethnic and socially economic backgrounds. Our students come in every morning enthusiastic and ready to learn. They are a very energetic, talkative and fun loving group who love to ask questions. Our school is located in a low income community. We strive to provide a safe learning environment for our students.

Hands-on learning is what our energetic students need to succeed.

We are trying to provide more of this learning style to prepare our students for higher grades to come. Our goal is to provide our students with a preschool learning experience that they will carry with them for years to come.

My Project

My students love making cards and pictures for their friends, family and other people! We need more resources to help them with early inventive writing skills, writing their names and other names and words from our word walls around the room. Many of these materials can be used throughout the room. We can "mail letters" in the writing area, run a restaurant in dramatic play, trace letters at the light table and so much more!

We want to make learning to write fun for the students!

Writing should be something they can enjoy doing, not just sitting and tracing! We use a variety of materials to help with writing now including dough and modeling clay to make letters, magnetic boards and chalkboards, and wooden shapes to form letters and words! These materials will help us add to the handwriting area and so much more!

Ms. McCarthy
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CN331RD - Rainbow 24" x 36" Rectangular Table - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $169.00 1 $169.00
LC740X - Learning Letters Activity Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LA138 - Write & Wipe Broad-Tip Markers - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
LA815 - Pretend & Play Mailbox • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GG271 - Let’s Pretend Restaurant Writing Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LL806 - Light Table Alphabet Tracing Tiles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD338 - Write & Wipe Thin-Line Markers - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 1 $27.99
AA719 - Magic Board Printing Practice Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $26.99 1 $26.99
LA924 - Follow-The-Dots Stamps - Uppercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
JJ386 - Double-Sided Learn to Print Write & Wipe Board - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.99 4 $23.96
PP717 - Lakeshore Magic Board - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 2 $21.98
EE136 - Trace & Write Story Stencils • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LC744 - Write the Letter Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LC743 - Build the Letter Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
TA2694 - Red Baseline Jumbo Picture Story Newsprint • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 2 $17.98
DD103 - Write & Wipe Thin-Line Markers - 4-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 2 $7.98
DD105 - Black Write & Wipe Markers - Thin-Line - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 2 $7.98
NF9767 - Mini Rainbow Sentence Strips • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 2 $7.98
AA558 - Printing Numbers Practice Book - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$578.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$617.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$108.96

Total project goal

$726.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$726.38

14 Donors

-$626.38

Donations toward project cost

-$532.42

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$93.96

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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