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Mrs. Bruggeman from New Castle CO is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-On Literacy Centers

My students need phonics games, stamps, flip books and other hands-on manipulatives and materials to participate in literacy centers. Storage and organization of the materials is essential so that both students and teachers can access the vast amount of materials.

  • $2,932 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Kindergarten is the best! We love learning in all different ways and each of us learns in a different way. Using manipulatives, technology, movement, and centers are some of our favorite ways to learn. Each day we challenge each other to learn the most we can and have the most fun.

Kindergartners learn best in small groups where they have access to a variety of materials that best meet their needs.

In order for this to happen, we are in the most need of literacy materials to help support our new reading program being implemented next year.

My Project

We are aiming to enhance our students' learning by providing them with hands-on tools, like whisper phones, interactive games, and manipulatives, to increase their early literacy skills. These activities are engaging and student directed. This will allow students to take ownership of their own learning.

These new literacy centers will foster students' natural love of learning and allow them to become critical thinkers and readers.

These skills are essential in our ever-changing world. We need both the phonics games, headphones, flip books and other hands-on tools as well as storage bins for students to access the materials easily and often.

Your donation will help support new literacy centers and spark the young minds of kindergartners!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE590X - Roll & Read Phonics Games - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 3 $209.97
STORAGE BOOK BINS CONNECTING ASST SET OF 8 • School Specialty $22.71 9 $204.39
ORGANIZER MOBILE 10 DRAWER W/CSTRS 13X15.5X37.5 MULTI • School Specialty $62.69 3 $188.07
DD220X - Multipurpose Headphones with Volume Control - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $76.99 2 $153.98
DD691 - CVC Word Work Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 3 $119.97
TT331 - Stack & Build Phonics Flip Books • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 3 $119.97
LL697 - Trace & Write Alphabet Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 3 $104.97
PP717X - Lakeshore Magic Board - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 1 $99.50
GG369 - Touch & Read CVC Words Match • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 3 $89.97
TT824 - Letter Recognition Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 3 $89.97
EE709 - Change-A-Sound Flip Books • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 3 $89.97
AA719 - Magic Board Printing Practice Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $26.99 3 $80.97
LA802 - 8-Station Junction Box With Volume Controls • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 3 $74.97
MARKER CRAYOLA TRI COLOR WASHABLE SET OF 5 • School Specialty $5.96 12 $71.52
LC742 - Find the Letter Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 3 $59.97
LC111 - What’s the Sound? Word Sliders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 3 $59.97
RR731 - Alphabet Picture Stickers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 3 $59.97
GAMES ZINGO SIGHT WORDS GR PREK-1 • School Specialty $18.95 3 $56.85
EE539 - Hear Myself Sound Phone - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
CLASSIC COLORED SAND 10 LBS BLUE • School Specialty $16.18 3 $48.54
JJ466 - 3-Letter Word Building Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 3 $44.97
PP420 - Alphabet Stamps - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
PP421 - Alphabet Stamps - Uppercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
LC207 - Magnetic Letters - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 3 $29.97

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