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Mrs. Russell from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Language Matters

Help me give my students engaging learning centers for math, literacy, and science!

  • $999 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are creative, clever, and very spontaneous. They like to move. They love to read and they love interactive games. The students in my classroom are all English language learners. Despite the language barriers, my students are eager to learn and do their best. Meeting the individual needs of four and five-year-olds who come from different socioeconomic, cultural, and religious backgrounds can be one of the toughest challenges of all. However, loving each and every one of their personalities and smiling faces makes it extremely easy.

My Project

Little learners need fun materials to help them learn! The materials will provide engaging hands-on activities for my students during small group instruction. Language is a big part of our curriculum, and these materials will enhance my students' language skills in not just English language arts, but also in math and science!

Without language, it is difficult for us to communicate.

These activities will help develop my students' knowledge of language in a play-based setting. My students will learn how to explore materials while also exploring the English language. With these Instant Learning centers, my students will develop skills in rhyming sounds, beginning sounds, story sequencing, letter recognition, building words, syllable counting, sight words, simple sentences, and much more!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT830X Language Instant Learning Centers Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $269.00 1 $269.00
TT280X Early Math Instant Learning Centers Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $269.00 1 $269.00
DD970X Science Instant Learning Centers Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $269.00 1 $269.00

Materials cost

$807.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$849.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$149.84

Total project goal

$998.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$998.94

2 Donors

-$898.94

Donations toward project cost

-$764.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$134.84

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

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$0.00

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