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Ms. Barge from Miami FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-On Letter Learning Fun!

Help me give my students a Magnetic Alphabet Fishing Set and sand and sand trays to help teach letter recognition.

  • $211 goal

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My Students

My students are the future. I want to give my students the skills and tools to become engaged, inquisitive lifelong learners who have both the knowledge and the understanding to be positive leaders in our global world.

I teach Pre-Kindergarten in an international magnet program in an urban public school serving students of diverse national heritages, languages, and cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Our class is almost a mini United Nations, and I encourage the children to develop personal cultural awareness, as well as respect, and appreciate the amazing diversity of the world around them. I teach a diverse group of students with various levels, needs, and interests. All of my students are curious and enthusiastic. They are filled with questions about themselves and the world around them. My students learn best through exploration and play, and I find that their learning experience is more meaningful and potent when they are having fun.

My Project

Learning letter names and sounds is one of the main academic skills that we focus on in Pre-K. Letter symbols can often be abstract to young learners and I need materials to help make learning more concrete and memorable.

Learning letters can be fun and engaging with games such as the Magnetic Alphabet Fishing Set and multi-sensory letter writing sand trays.

I will use the Magnetic Alphabet Fishing set to have fun fishing for capital and lowercase letters during small group time. The Sterilite Clip Boxes will be made into colored sand trays and will be used as a sensory activity to practice letter recognition, writing and phonics in a concrete hands on way. This great materials will help my students develop the early literacy skills they need to be successful learners.

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

This project will reach 18 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA322 - Magnetic Alphabet Fishing Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
STERILITE 19618606 Clip Box Regular Clip Box • Amazon Business $5.94 6 $35.64
AA328 - Magnetic Lowercase Fishing Letters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
ACTIVA Scenic Sand, 1-Pound, Dark Blue • Amazon Business $10.51 1 $10.51
ACTIVA Scenic Sand, 1-Pound, Pink • Amazon Business $8.16 1 $8.16
Activa SAND-14481 Scenic Sand, 1-Pound, Bright Red • Amazon Business $7.62 1 $7.62
ACTIVA Scenic Sand, 1-Pound, Vivid Green • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00

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