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Ms. Kaya from Pompano Beach FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Getting Ready for IVY Leauge in Pre-K

My students need Alphabet Sounds Picture Puzzles, Learning Letters Activity Centers, Build-A-Word Houses, and What’s the Rhyme? Sorting Houses for my Literacy Center.

  • $381 goal

This project expired on October 29, 2018.

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My Students

I teach at a Title I school in Florida where 100% of our students receive free breakfast and lunch. I have the privilege to teach in high poverty schools for seven years. My students are from a low-income families and their parents have at least two jobs to provide better life to their children. As most educators know, children from low-income households often arrive at the kindergarten door substantially behind children from higher-income households. On average, children from poor families score far below their peers from higher-income families in early vocabulary and literacy development, in early math, and in the social skills they need to get along well in their classrooms.

My Project

Literacy centers is a time for learning and playing to happen together and it is an important part of my early childhood classroom. Literacy centers for a Pre-K Class can last an entire year, have little to no upkeep and can grow with students, putting them in charge of differentiation, offer choice and be open-ended. But selecting materials, tools, and toys for a literacy center is very important. If the manipulatives are not attractive enough kids usually pick other centers. This year I am trying to make my Literacy Centers more attractive for my young students so I can engage them learning and support the development of skills like letter identification and phonological awareness, therefore I picked an Alphabet Sounds Picture Puzzle set, a Learning Letters Activity Set, a Build-A-Word Houses and a What’s the Rhyme? Sorting Houses set in order to have my students fully engaged. With these manipulatives my new literacy center will allow me to be the most effective at teaching.

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

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This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA826 - Alphabet Sounds Picture Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
GG562 - Build-A-Word Houses • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC740X - Learning Letters Activity Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
JJ157 - What’s the Rhyme? Sorting Houses • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LA859 - Alphabet Puzzles Storage Rack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$288.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.33

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$323.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.05

Total project goal

$380.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$380.34

1 Donor

-$380.34

Donations toward project cost

-$323.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.05

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$0.00

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