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Mrs. P. from Lucama NC is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I Want to Learn

The cost of a variety of math and literacy manipulatives, including the All-Purpose Teaching Easel, Word Detective Sliders, CVC Words Mystery Sliders, complete set of Beginning Phonics Activity Kits, the Word Family Pocket Chart Activity Program, and Spell-the-Word Picture Game, from Lakeshore Learning is $886, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $928 goal

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I am looking for a way to upgrade my kindergarten classroom. My 9th year of teaching kindergarten at Lucama Elementary is almost finished. I started teaching at Lucama as soon as I graduated from East Carolina University, NC in 1996. I have a certification in Birth-Kindergarten, so I will be teaching kindergarten for many more years. I am very fortunate to be able to teach in such a wonderful school. However, our budget is not the best. Each teacher is given a certain amount each year depending on how many children are in his/her class. At Lucama, each teacher has money taken out of his/her account when he/she uses a copy machine. I send many materials home for my parents and I use many copies in my room. To make a long story short, I never have any money left over at the end of a school year to purchase new materials for the next year. Kindergarten in Wilson County, NC is hard. We teach reading, writing, and math strategies, and most of the time I have to start at "rock bottom" (teaching the difference between letters and numbers). We have high standards for our children and I like to have new resources I can use to teach my children. As you probably know 5-6 year old children have very short attention spans. If I teach the same way all of the time the kids get "bored" and become inattentive. Also, these children learn in different ways. Most of the time I can not teach a concept using only one way. Some learn by seeing, some by hearing, some by touching, some all three. I would love to have some new resources I can use in my room to keep my kids involved in their learning! I have a lot of faith in my children and it is my job to provide a positive and educational environment.

Mrs. P.
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LM510 - All-Purpose Teaching Easel • Lakeshore Learning $179.00 1 $179.00
RR520X - Beginning Phonics Activity Kits - Comple • Lakeshore Learning $69.50 1 $69.50
Alphabet Sorting Set • Teacher's School Supply $64.50 1 $64.50
RR276 - Word Family Pocket Chart Activity Progra • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
FAVORITE STORIES FLANNEL BOARD SET OF 2 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.95 1 $26.95
TT908 - Word Detective Sliders • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
FAVORITE STORIES FLANNEL BOARD SET1 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.95 1 $21.95
TT803 - Magnetic Numbers & Counters • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
FS786 - Spell-The-Word Picture Game • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
AlphaMagnets and MathMagnets, Phonetically-Colored, 214 pieces • Teacher's School Supply $19.95 1 $19.95
CR388 - CVC Words Mystery Sliders • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
ABC Phonics Set Flannelboard Set • Teacher's School Supply $17.95 1 $17.95
AlphaMagnets and MathMagnets, Phonetically-Colored, 126 pieces • Teacher's School Supply $15.95 1 $15.95
RR639 - Magnetic Letters • Lakeshore Learning $14.95 2 $29.90
TT448 - Magnetic Pockets - Set of 3 • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 1 $9.95
FLANNEL BOARD • Nasco $8.77 2 $17.54
ABC Game • Teacher's School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
RR621 - Magnetic Write & Wipe Lapboard • Lakeshore Learning $6.95 2 $13.90
RR657 - Lakeshore Lapboard Stand • Lakeshore Learning $4.95 2 $9.90

Materials cost

$619.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$760.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$166.95

Total project goal

$927.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$927.50

2 Donors

-$829.63

Donations toward project cost

-$761.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$68.63

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$98.42

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$0.00

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