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Mrs. Darby from Vancleave MS is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Growing Minds

Help me give my students read along sets and other reading and math learning materials.

  • $973 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

School should be a place of discovery, adventure, and never-ending learning opportunities. I strive to make my classroom and teaching a place my students want to be. Hands-on resources are a great way to make learning fun.

My students are all wonderfully unique!

Their learning styles and needs are as different as they are. I strive to provide individualized learning for each of them. They love to spread out on the carpet and work together. I love to watch them learn from each other.

My Project

These read along stories will build vocabulary, increase reading comprehension, and help imaginations soar. My classroom listening centers is a place that my students really enjoy. They love to listen to a wide variety of stories! Every student book that is placed in my listening centers is treated with love and care, and they are thankful for the opportunities to listen to them. All of these books have been chosen with my students in mind-I have watched them the past few weeks of school read titles just like these, and I have also asked them what type of books they would enjoy reading. Students will be able to choose books, which will help them continue to enjoy independent reading time.

With these new read alongs, my students will be able to choose from a variety of books allowing them to choose something that interests them.

This is a great way for students to be exposed to correct intonation, practice tracking print, and hear new vocabulary. My students already have shown an astonishing interest in independent reading and listening, and this project will only help enrich their experiences with the printed word.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF579 - Blocks& Blueprints Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
RE192 - Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.50 1 $44.50
RE543 - It Looked Like Spilt Milk Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.50 1 $44.50
RE553 - Rosie’s Walk Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.50 1 $44.50
RE758 - Tacky the Penguin Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $42.50 1 $42.50
RR793 - Magnetic Tub O’ Letters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
DD186 - Market Math Hands-On Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
RE856 - Ants Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.50 1 $32.50
LC969 - Jumbo Magnetic Letters - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PP929 - Giant Magnetic Visual Models Chart • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC968 - Jumbo Magnetic Letters - Uppercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
EE787 - 1⁄2" Highlighter Tape Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GG954 - Word Building Tiles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 6 $29.94
LC2915 - Heavy-Duty Adjustable Vinyl Paint Apron - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 4 $27.96
LC242 - Learning Letters Activity Leaves • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LC644 - Write & Wipe Blueprint Mats - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LC111 - What’s the Sound? Word Sliders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
BR805 - Peg Creations Light Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
BK388 - How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? Hardcover Book • Lakeshore Learning Materials $17.99 1 $17.99
LC178 - Giant Magnetic Numbers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
TC796 - Regular Magnetic Sentence Strip Pockets (3 1⁄2" x 26") - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
LC438 - Macaroni - 2-Pound Bag • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
NF9763 - White Sentence Strips • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 3 $14.97
LA820X - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cups - Set of 10 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
HH727 - Equation Match-Ups • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
JJ314 - Colors & Shapes Bingo • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 1 $10.99
DD135 - Magnetic Base 10 Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
BA8150 - Pom-Poms - Set of 300 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$734.17

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$51.39

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$826.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$145.87

Total project goal

$972.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$972.44

1 Donor

-$972.44

Donations toward project cost

-$826.57

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$145.87

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$0.00

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