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Mrs. Rosado from Brooklyn NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Language Through Hands-On Fun

The cost of various art supplies, including foam beads, pom poms, collage flowers and leaves, purchased from Lakeshore Learning and Oriental Trading Company, is $205, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $205 goal

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I work in a title one school in Sunset Park Brooklyn. I teach first grade to 19 English language learners. My students learn the English Language as they learn to read and write. It is an amazing process to watch my students listen to language and then to use those new words to both speak and write their own ideas. I find that language flows most easily when my students are engaged in an activity. During art, because the focus is not on the language it seems to grow effortlessly. For this reason we have free choice center time where the children can just build and create freely. During this time many children sit at the art box and create books, pictures and sculptures using all sorts of art mediums. Most of the time the ideas and language are only limited by our supplies. As our "junk box" is emptying out again I would like to restock it. I would like to add beads, wiggly eyes, felt pieces, feather and foam. As the children work with these inviting materials from Lakeshore and Oriental Trading they use the language to talk about size, color, shape, texture as well as describe their final creations. I believe that learning language through hands on fun is a wonderful learning experience.

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

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This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
WS537 - Wikki Stix Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
LC2832 - Peel & Stick Flexible Shapes • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95
XB858 - Glitter Pom-Poms - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning $11.95 1 $11.95
LA869 - Giant Craft Gems • Lakeshore Learning $11.95 1 $11.95
design your own book • Oriental Trading Company $9.95 1 $9.95
RA334 - Wiggly Eyes with Lids & Lashes - Class P • Lakeshore Learning $7.95 1 $7.95
FG639 - Yarn Laces with Tips • Lakeshore Learning $6.95 1 $6.95
FG639 - Yarn Laces with Tips • Lakeshore Learning $6.95 1 $6.95
RA774 - Jelly Jewels • Lakeshore Learning $6.95 1 $6.95
EE751 - Collage Flowers • Lakeshore Learning $6.95 1 $6.95
EE608 - Collage Leaves • Lakeshore Learning $6.95 1 $6.95
fabulous foam beads • Oriental Trading Company $4.95 2 $9.90

Materials cost

$133.35

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$168.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.90

Total project goal

$205.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$205.00

2 Donors

-$194.67

Donations toward project cost

-$169.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.67

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.43

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$0.00

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