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  • $925 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Matson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 9 donors
  • $0 still needed

Hocus Pocus, Let's Focus!

My students need interactive literacy smart board games to increase student engagement. We need card stock and laminating paper to make differentiated workstations.

My Students

We pride ourselves on being a "school family" in our classroom. We motivate each other, work together, problem solve, and look out for one another. This makes our classroom a safe place to cooperate and learn!

Our school is in an urban area with a high military population.

We have approximately 400 students who LOVE to learn and a staff that loves their students and will do whatever is necessary to help students succeed. In years past, test scores have been very low, which has given us a "priority school" label. I am proud to say that last year we had immense increases in test scores, and our test scores will be even higher this year!

My Project

With the help of the letter and phonemic awareness interactive smart board activities, my students will be able to get out of their seats and be engaged in their learning. This will help them to become skilled readers. Using the card stock and laminating paper I will be able to create my own differentiated workstations for my students. This will enable me to meet them at their level, and teach to their unique learning styles. Can you believe magnets are part of our science curriculum, but we do not have ANY magnets in our classroom? We are ordering a classroom magnet kit to help us become kindergarten scientists. Science allows students to develop critical thinking skills, which is an important skill to become a lifelong learner!

Your donation will help provide us the necessary tools to teach each student the state curriculum.

Even better than that, it will assist me in making sure that each student is receiving the individualized education that they deserve!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP512 - Lakeshore Magnet Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Alphabet Soup Sorters • Kaplan Early Learning Company $42.46 1 $42.46
AA161 - Lakeshore Counting Cakes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.99 1 $32.99
JJ157 - What’s the Rhyme? Sorting Houses • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
AA234 - Unlock It! Number Match • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Kagan Cooperative Learning Timer Tools • Amazon $29.00 1 $29.00
LL274 - Rhyming Ready-To-Go Learning Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
HH784 - Positional Words Listening Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Calendar Time Flip Chart And CD • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.21 1 $21.21
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches 8.9 x 11.4 Inches, 100-Pack (TP3854-100) • Amazon $20.53 1 $20.53
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches 8.9 x 11.4 Inches, 100-Pack (TP3854-100) • Amazon $20.53 1 $20.53
JJ539 - Write & Wipe Alphabet Practice Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
PP951 - Catch-To-Learn Number Sequencing Interactive Games - Single License CD-ROM • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
PP462 - Shapes Adventures Activities - Single License CD-ROM • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
PP952 - Catch-To-Learn Matching Quantities Interactive Games - Single License CD-ROM • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
JJ532 - Find & Write Alphabet Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
PP465 - Beginning Operations Activities - Single License CD-ROM • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
EE391 - Write & Wipe Sight-Words Practice Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
iScholar Gross Pack Pencils, #2, Yellow, Box of 144 (33144) • Amazon $15.99 1 $15.99
Kleenex Ultra Facial Tissue, 120 Count (Pack of 8) • Amazon $15.09 1 $15.09
EE527 - Hear Myself Rhyming Sound Phone Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
PP311 - Phonemic Awareness Games - Single License CD-ROM • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
CS447 - Ladybug Land • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
EE525 - Hear Myself Alphabet Sound Phone Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
PP252 - Link-To-Learn Letter Matching Interactive Game - Single License CD-ROM • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
CARDSTOCK ASTROBRIGHTS 65 LB 8 1/2X11 TERRA GREEN PACK OF 250 • School Specialty $14.24 1 $14.24
FF226 - Alligator Uppercase Sequencing Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
DD321 - Counting Money Puzzles - Level 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
Expo Low Odor Chisel Tip Dry Erase Markers, 16 Colored Markers • Amazon $12.52 1 $12.52
Neenah Premium Cardstock, 96 Brightness, 65 lb, Letter, Bright White, 250 Sheets per Pack (91904) • Amazon $11.68 1 $11.68
100 Sight Word Mini-Books: Instant Fill-in Mini-Books That Teach 100 Essential Sight Words (Teaching Resources) • Amazon $11.06 1 $11.06
TT506Z - Lakeshore Jumbo Glue Stick - Dozen • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
LL688 - Learn to Count! Dough Mats • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
Lysol Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Lemon and Lime Blossom, 240 Count • Amazon $9.97 1 $9.97
TABLET CHART PICTURE STORY WRITE WAY 24X32 25-SHT PAD • School Specialty $9.30 1 $9.30
Cut & Paste Sight Words Sentences • Amazon $8.99 1 $8.99
Expo Low Odor Dry Erase Pen Style Markers, 12 Colored Markers (86603) • Amazon $8.43 1 $8.43
CARDSTOCK 8.5X11 LUNAR BLUE 65# ASTROBRIGHT - PACK OF 100 • School Specialty $7.88 1 $7.88
PAPER CHART 24X32 UNRLD 25/TBLT - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $6.07 1 $6.07
LA768VT - Set 1 Giant Washable Color Ink Pad - Purple • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.99 1 $5.99
AA176AQ - Set 2 Giant Washable Color Ink Pad - Aqua • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.99 1 $5.99
RR465 - Watch-It-Grow Window Greenhouse - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$731.70

Vendor shipping charges

$13.30

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$785.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$138.70

Total project goal

$924.68

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$924.68

7 Donors

-$362.34

Donations toward project cost

-$307.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.35

Matching donations from our partners

-$562.34

Match offers toward project cost

-$477.99

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$84.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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