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Ms. Davis from Sunset UT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Going Goofy for Reading Games!

Help me give my students fun games to build their reading skills. They won't even realize how much they're learning - they'll be having too much fun!

  • $488 goal

This project expired on January 29, 2020.

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My Students

I teach first Grade at a Title I elementary school. Many of my adorable 6 year old students come from disadvantaged backgrounds, and many of them don't have early exposure with books or reading that they need to succeed in the classroom.

These young students are just beginning to see the magic and excitement that learning and reading can bring to them!

I work hard as their teacher to love them and teach them the best that I can. Many of them come from backgrounds where school isn't a priority in their family, they don't speak English, they move around a lot due to military positions, and several have special learning needs that need to be taken into account in the classroom.

Despite the backgrounds that they come with, they work hard at school and I love to see their faces light up when they learn something new and they understand it! What can I say? These students of mine make coming to work every day easy!

My Project

These materials will give my students the practice that they need with letter sounds and building words. They will LOVE to play these games in small groups and help each other practice their reading skills without even realizing how much learning they are really doing - they'll be having so much fun!

Kids learn through play, and these games will provide reading practice while letting the kids have a blast at the same time.

They will love "popping the dice" and using the letters to build and then read other words. They will also love using the magnetic sight-word sentence board to practice writing their letters. Instead of a "drill and kill" method with reading and writing, the kids will WANT to play these games, and they will also learn valuable skills at the same time.

Ms. Davis
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH745X - Pop & Match Beginning Phonics Games - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 1 $99.50
HH965X - Pop & Add Games - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
Califone 2810-TI Tiger Motif Listening First Stereo Headphone (Pack of 6), Adjustable headband comfortable for extended wear, Specifically sized for young children • Amazon Business $72.99 1 $72.99
LC744 - Write the Letter Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $21.99 3 $65.97
FF468 - Magnetic Sight-Word Sentence Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 2 $59.98

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