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Mrs. Kirby from Spartanburg SC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hear Ye, Hear Ye!

Help me give my students fun games that will help them practice language and auditory skills.

  • $568 goal

This project expired on December 1, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As an itinerant teacher for the deaf and hard of hearing, I have the privilege of teaching students who span K-12th grade and two districts in my county. Each of my students are unique. They all have different interests and needs.

"Why fit in when you were born to stand out?" -Dr. Seuss

My students are creative and enthusiastic individuals that enjoy learning especially through unconventional avenues such as games and crafts. It is my goal as their teacher to foster their learning through avenues that are of interest to them to ensure that they achieve success.

My Project

Auditory and language skills are essential to success in the classroom. These skills include vocabulary, being able to listen and comprehend a story, being aware of sounds in words, understanding figurative language, and remembering what you hear. These are skills that my students struggle with due to their hearing loss.

The games in my project target specific language and auditory skills that my students struggle with, and make practicing them fun!

With Granny's Candies my students will strengthen their vocabulary and figurative language understanding. The games Look Who's Listening and Auditory Adventures help students practice their auditory memory and comprehension skills. With Phonological Fun Park, my young students can practice blending and segmenting sounds which will help them learn to read. Finally, with Chipper Chat, my students will practice all of the skills above and more. It is an open-ended game that I can use to make any lesson more fun!

My goal as an educator is to inspire a love of learning in my students by making learning fun. I hope to continue doing this for them with these products!

Mrs. Kirby
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 11 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Super Duper Auditory Adventures Game Board • Staples Advantage $84.09 1 $84.09
Super Duper Phonological Awareness Fun Park Game Board • Staples Advantage $72.29 1 $72.29
Super Duper Look Who's Listening Game Board • Staples Advantage $72.09 1 $72.09
Super Duper Granny's Candies Delicious Game Board of Word Meanings • Staples Advantage $72.09 1 $72.09
Super Duper Chipper Chat Laminated, Open-Ended Game With Magnetic Chips • Staples Advantage $68.29 1 $68.29
Super Duper Granny's Candies Set 2 Vocabulary and Figurative Language Card Game and Book • Staples Advantage $47.99 1 $47.99

Materials cost

$416.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$29.39

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$482.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.14

Total project goal

$567.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$567.62

4 Donors

-$496.74

Donations toward project cost

-$469.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.00

match offer

-$15.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$12.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$2.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$55.90

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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