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Mrs. C. from Ozone Park NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindergarteners Need to Meet the Vowels!

My students need puzzles, games, learning centers, and phonics boxes.

  • $301 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I teach Kindergarten students in a New York City Public School. My school is a Title I School. The children come from many different backgrounds. Some are new to the country and some participate in the ESL (English as a Second Language) Program. The children are taught Balanced Literacy (i.e. Shared Reading, Read Aloud, Independent Reading, and Guided Reading), Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Art, Music, and Gym.

Since a lot of the children come from homes where English is not the primary language, we need to build their English Language skills in school. A wonderful way of accomplishing this task is to have many opportunities for the children to learn the letters of the vowels through many different strategies. The children need to see, feel and use the letters in order to understand how to put letters and sounds together. By providing different games in the class, the children will feel comfortable learning about vowels.

The children need materials such as Vowel Combination Puzzles to help decode words by using their sounds, Short Vowel Sounds 3-In-A-Row Game Set which helps the children match the letter to the sound of a word, Vowel Sounds Instant Learning Center which children have to find the missing vowels, Read and Write Phonics Practice Boards which the children get to practice reading, spelling, and writing short vowels sounds, Read and Slide Phonics Cards which helps the children build their phonics skills, Vowel Sounds Activity Kit which helps children with their short and long vowel sounds, Middle Sounds Instant Learning Center which the children have to identify the middle sounds in words, and Vowel Sounds Phonics Box which the children have to identify vowel sounds and build the words.

What a great opportunity to help children build their Vowel Sounds in Kindergarten! You will help Kindergarten children become skilled in learning how to read words! With these wonderful literacy games, the children will have every chance to build their Vocabulary skills in the classroom by sounding out unknown words. Thanks for helping our children grow!

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

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG197 - Vowel Combinations Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning $12.95 1 $12.95
JJ298 - Short Vowel Sounds 3-In-A-Row Game Set • Lakeshore Learning $19.99 1 $19.99
LL595 - Vowel Sounds Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
EE779 - Read & Write Phonics Practice Boards • Lakeshore Learning $34.99 1 $34.99
FF660X - Read & Slide Phonics Cards - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
RR503 - Vowel Sounds Activity Kit • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
EE185 - Middle Sounds Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
GG363 - Vowel Sounds Phonics Box • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95

Materials cost

$212.68

Vendor shipping charges

$21.27

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.19

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$246.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.03

Total project goal

$300.17

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$300.17

5 Donors

-$300.17

Donations toward project cost

-$246.17

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.00

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$0.00

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