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Ms. Bowman from Detroit MI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindergarten Writing Power

Help me give my students Magnetic Tabletop Pocket Charts and My Writing Journal so scholars will have more opportunities to grow in the area of writing and drawing out their ideas.

  • $586 goal

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My Students

This is my first year teaching kindergarten and I absolutely love it! My scholars come with many personalities and levels of development and I wouldn't trade it for the world. They try their best everyday given the resources we have in the classroom. I have scholars that need a little more assistance and I try to provide them with resources that will best fit their needs. I work with scholars that come from low income families so they stress to me that they don't always have the materials to help them at home.

They are now working more with reading (segmenting and blending), writing, and working with numbers up to 20 (number bonds).

Given the materials I was provided by the school in the beginning of the school year, I have found myself having to purchase much more that'll best tailor to my scholars needs. Based on my teacher's salary I can't afford to provide the best resources to help them become more successful. I will say, given what we have they try their best but I want to be able to ensure they are getting the best education.

My Project

My scholars have been learning how to segment and blend as well as write sentences so these materials will definitely help them to master these skills. They are encouraged to label their pictures and to sound out words when making up sentences on their own. This has been a long and difficult task for some scholars but with these materials I feel that they will be better prepared for first grade.

With these materials I can make my lessons more effective to help my scholars reach the target goal before the school year is out.

I can see their faces now, lighting up as they can have fun while learning at the same time. While exploring these materials, they can acquire a new found excitement for learning and they will be able to better retain what they've learned.

Ms. Bowman
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magnetic Tabletop Pocket Chart • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.49 5 $112.45
My Writing Journal (set of 20) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.96 4 $107.84
Letter Size Paper Portfolios by Better Office Products, Case of 100, Assorted Primary Colors, with Fasteners (Assorted, 2 Pocket Paper Folders with Fasteners) • Amazon Business $35.99 1 $35.99
AlphaMagnets Lowercase Class Set (126 pieces) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.16 1 $25.16
Lowercase Stamp Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.69 2 $23.38
Big Box of Sentence Building • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.46 1 $22.46
Unifix(r) CVC Cubes • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.96 1 $17.96
Cheese Dip Game • Kaplan Early Learning Company $16.16 1 $16.16
Learning Resources Baby Bear Counters, Color Recognition, Math Skills, 102 Pieces, Assorted Colors, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Counting and Place Value Pocket Chart • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.46 1 $13.46
Crayola 50ct Washable Super Tips Markers 50 Color Variety • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
30 Pack Magnetic Whiteboard Eraser for School Classroom, Office, Home - Buytra Dry Erase Erasers Cleaner for Dry-erase White Board, 1.97 x 1.97", Square Shape (Green) • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
Ticonderoga Wood-Cased Graphite Pencils, #2 HB Soft, Yellow, 96 Count (13872) • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Ticonderoga Wood-Cased Graphite Pencils, #2 HB Soft, Yellow, 96 Count (13872) • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 7 Gram, 30 Count • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
First Words • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.96 1 $8.96
CVC Word Building Cards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $7.16 1 $7.16

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