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Mrs. Ham from Summerville SC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Give Pre-K the Write Stuff

Help me give my students engaging writing materials to work independently and in small groups.

  • $227 goal

This project expired on August 7, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The 40 at-risk 4 year-old students in my two half day classes are selected based on various background factors as well as a comprehensive language, motor and concept screening.

Children that show a potential delay in one or more area, in addition to other risk factors, are enrolled in 4K to give them the advantage of a year of school before the challenges of kindergarten.

We set many specific goals based on the screening data collected prior to enrollment, but my biggest and most important goal of 4K is to plant the seed of lifelong learning in the hearts of my children!

My Project

One of my big goals for children is to leave Pre-K with a solid foundation of writing strategies and letter knowledge. These materials will help children achieve success in both areas, as they trace and write letters of the alphabet and focus on printing their names.

My Pre-K children come to school each day excited and ready for new challenges, and one of my challenges is to keep their excitement alive, even during rote practice.

Children need lots of practice with a wide variety of materials to build the skill of writing letters and numbers, while maintaining interest and enthusiasm.

Name writing is a huge goal for Pre-K children. I am hopeful to gain these materials to help build this skill in my children and best prepare them for kindergarten!

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

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP717 - Lakeshore Magic Board - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.49 8 $51.92
DE190 - Reusable Write & Wipe Pockets - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.99 2 $45.98
AA719 - Magic Board Printing Practice Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC744 - Write the Letter Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $21.99 1 $21.99

Materials cost

$149.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.57

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$192.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.01

Total project goal

$226.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$226.71

5 Donors

-$116.48

Donations toward project cost

-$103.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.75

match offer

-$104.67

Match offer toward project cost

-$88.97

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.70

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.56

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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