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  • $685 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

Kindergarten Readers That Need A Challenge!

My students need 13 engaging reading games to challenge their abilities for the remainder of the school year.

My Students

On the wall of my first classroom (22 years ago) I placed a sign that read... "Play is the Work of Children". With the implementation of the current Common Core State Standards (CCSS), kindergarten children need opportunities to have fun while being engaged in meaningful learning!

The public school in Florida at which I teach has been identified as having 'moderate poverty.' My kindergarten students are a motivated and energetic group of five and six year olds.

Even at a young age, they have been taught to value education and thoroughly enjoy the learning process.

My Project

Kindergarten students throughout the country are among the first grades (K/1) to fully implement the CCSS. This transition is greatly altering both the content and methods by which we teach our children. We need to challenge them academically. We need to teach them to think critically. Our goal (even in Kindergarten) is to create students who are both college and career ready! I am requesting resources which I will use to challenge my students in reading and writing. Most of my students are already reading at a 1st grade level and the resources supplied by my district do not sufficiently engage their abilities. Requested materials include: Launch It! (Vowel sounds game), Roll-A-Word Dice Tub, Phonic Games (Jet-Boat Harbor, Keeper of the Castle, Roller Coaster Craze), Blends/Digraphs computer game and more! Each learning activity is designed to challenge the child academically and allow for a little fun in the process... don't we all wish FUN was a common core standard?

Educational games purchased through this project will influence countless students for years to come.

Learning to read should be a joyous process! Resources will be shared by many teachers at our school as well as several tutors that work with struggling students on many grade levels. Classroom parents are encouraged to borrow these items as well!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL239 - Word Building Magnetic Activity Tin • Lakeshore Learning $24.99 1 $24.99
PP620X - Phonics Instant Learning Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $169.00 1 $169.00
PP351 - Writing Teaching Center for Common Core Standards • Lakeshore Learning $29.99 1 $29.99
BA696 - Reading Comprehension Activity Series - Gr. 1-2 • Lakeshore Learning $24.99 1 $24.99
PP172 - Launch It! Vowel Sounds Game • Lakeshore Learning $24.99 1 $24.99
LL517 - Roll-A-Word Dice Tub • Lakeshore Learning $29.99 1 $29.99
HH745X - Pop & Match Phonics Games - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $99.50 1 $99.50
GG216 - Roller Coaster Craze: Word Blending Game • Lakeshore Learning $24.99 1 $24.99
GG218 - Keeper of the Castle: Long Vowels Game • Lakeshore Learning $24.99 1 $24.99
GG219 - Jet-Boat Harbor: Short Vowels Game • Lakeshore Learning $24.99 1 $24.99
PP232 - Blends & Digraphs Space Sort Game - Single License CD-ROM • Lakeshore Learning $14.99 1 $14.99
FF192 - Search & Find Phonics Language Board • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
FF457 - Magnetic Long Vowels Word Building Board • Lakeshore Learning $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$543.35

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$581.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$102.62

Total project goal

$684.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$684.12

2 Donors

-$368.00

Donations toward project cost

-$312.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.20

match offer

-$316.12

Match offer toward project cost

-$268.70

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.42

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 72 students.

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