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Mrs. Lopez-Gill from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

It Sounds Easy and It Works

My students need alphabet and number BINGO, foam magnetic letters, storytelling kits and activity tree.

  • $397 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in a west side school in Chicago that has 98% free lunch for students. My students are very high energy and spirited and super-excited to come to school. Because of limited monies and resources in the neighborhood, we have to be very creative with the resources and funds we do receive every year to extend their learning.

My students are up for any challenges but they need some support to help them be all that they can be as productive citizens, ever-growing learners, and competent business people.

My Project

Our students love learning about the alphabet, numbers and fun story characters. After we read books about the topics, we want to extend their learning with foam letters that they can spell words with; retell the story with storykits and play BINGO to build remembering the numbers and letters. Using these materials helps students work in small groups or on their own to talk about and retell stories, spell out their names and other words and learn the alphabet letters and numbers and some pictures. These materials make learning easy and fun and builds up students' capacity to integrate learning concepts.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fun Foam Black Magnetic Lowercase Letter Set • Nasco $24.95 3 $74.85
LL426 - Squeeze, Scoop & Count Ice Cream Shop • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98
RR514 - Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes Storytelling Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LA645 - Activity Tree for Chicka Chicka Boom Boom • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
RR677 - Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes Storytelling Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LA959 - The Kissing Hand Storytelling Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
JJ317 - Picture-Words Bingo • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 2 $19.98
JJ312 - Numbers Bingo • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 2 $19.98
JJ311 - Alphabet Bingo • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 2 $19.98

Materials cost

$294.73

Vendor shipping charges

$7.48

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$336.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.41

Total project goal

$396.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$396.04

3 Donors

-$191.40

Donations toward project cost

-$173.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.46

match offer

-$191.40

Match offer toward project cost

-$162.69

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.71

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.24

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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