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Mrs. VanDeursen from Sullivan IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-On Literacy Centers for Little Learners

My students need hands-on literacy activities to use during center time!

  • $481 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I share a classroom with 23 little learners. Each day they enter the classroom eager to learn something new. The activity they look most forward to is our learning stations (also known as center time)! During this time, the students work together on worksheets and flash cards.

Students learn best in a variety of ways and it is my job as their teacher to provide them with fun and challenging activities to do so!

We are in need of educational games, activities, and puzzles to make the learning stations more "kinder-friendly"!

My Project

I am seeking donations to purchase hands-on and interactive literacy activities to use in my literacy learning stations. Learning stations allow for a variety of topics to be covered in a small group setting. Currently, many of my learning stations utilize paper and pencil activities. I would like to move away from worksheets and towards utilizing more games, puzzles, and sorting activities.

Learning should be hands-on and exciting!

Purchasing hands-on activities will allow for more differentiation and variety of instruction. Games and interactive activities allow students to practice sharing, taking turns, and communicating with one another while making academic gains. I truly believe my students will benefit academically and socially from these products!

Mrs. VanDeursen
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT510X - Fishing for Sight-Words - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
TT331 - Stack & Build Phonics Flip Books • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LL439 - Rhyming Sounds Magnetic Sorting Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FF468 - Magnetic Sight-Word Sentence Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FF456 - Magnetic Short Vowels Word Building Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FF457 - Magnetic Long Vowels Word Building Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LL436 - Beginning Sounds Magnetic Sorting Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC124 - Simple Words Learning Locks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GG369 - Touch & Read CVC Words Match • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
TT461 - Tower of Sight-Words Game - Level 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
TT462 - Tower of Sight-Words Game - Level 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
HH437 - Blends & Digraphs Match-Ups • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$372.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$408.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.08

Total project goal

$480.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$480.55

4 Donors

-$480.55

Donations toward project cost

-$408.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.08

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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