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Ms. K. from Fairfield OH is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Future Readers of America

Help me give my students a strong start to becoming great readers. With resources like Match-A-Sound! Phonemic Awareness Boxes and AlphaTales Box Set my students can practice literacy skills as a group and independently.

  • $308 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our classroom is a structured teaching classroom designed to meet the needs of preschool students with significant social and communication delays and disabilities. Many of my students have been recently diagnosed with a disability such as autism, and many others are currently going through the evaluation process. Many students are nonverbal or are just learning to communicate using pictures, gestures, or words. Many of the students have not yet developed the foundational skills needed to be an active participant in the classroom and need highly reinforcing and motivating items, toys, and activities to gain their interest.

My Project

Strong instruction in phonemic awareness during the preschool years has been proven to be a predictor of future reading success in students. My students are at the very beginning of their road for learning to read. The more often students are exposed to hearing sounds and words the faster they will develop phonemic awareness.

Students will be better able to practice manipulating the sounds they hear in language becoming stronger readers down the road through rhyming, segmenting, and hearing sounds in words.

Materials from the project like the Alphatales books and Match-a-Sound activity boxes will engage my students in phonemic awareness activities both in whole group and independent work stations.

Ms. K.
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA410X - Match-A-Sound! Phonemic Awareness Boxes - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
PP311CP - Phonemic Awareness Games - Class License CD-ROM • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
AlphaTales Box Set: A Set of 26 Irresistible Animal Storybooks That Build Phonemic Awareness & Teach Each letter of the Alphabet • Amazon Business $31.16 1 $31.16
Nursery Rhyme Flip Chart: 20 Favorite Nursery Rhymes That Build Phonemic Awareness and Inspire a Love of Reading • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
PP998 - Circle Time Interactive Activity Center - Single License CD-ROM • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$228.13

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$261.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.16

Total project goal

$307.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$307.71

7 Donors

-$154.00

Donations toward project cost

-$130.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.10

match offer

-$153.71

Match offer toward project cost

-$130.65

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.06

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$0.00

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