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Mrs. McDonald from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Language Through Literature and Play!

Help me give my students toys, books, and games to provide them with fun and diverse language experiences.

  • $186 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a Speech Language Pathologist Clinical Fellow in a Title I school in Philadelphia, PA. For the 2018-2019 school year, I am anticipating a case load of approximately 60 students with varying needs. Part of my job as a school Speech Language Pathologist is to tailor my materials to accommodate the diverse needs of each individual, therefore giving my students of all learning levels the tools they need to navigate and understand the world around them. Please help me give my students the best educational environment I can with the materials they want and need. Your donations will make a HUGE difference in my student’s lives. Thank you!

My Project

Many of my students have different and varying needs. Some need assistance in simply saying a sound, others need help with social skills. The items I requested will help me provide appropriate and FUN services to my students.

Your donation will play a vital role in my classroom.

The items such as "I like me", toys, and games, will give my students the opportunity to experience diverse language learning opportunities. I know it may seem odd, how can a game like "SORRY" help a kid in Speech therapy? Games like this are often used to teach turn taking, and appropriate behavior during game play, but for other students it can be used to make therapy more enjoyable.

Mrs. McDonald
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Farmer's Market Color Sorting Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $33.96 1 $33.96
Sorry • Teachers' School Supply $15.89 1 $15.89
SE201 - Kinetic Sensory Sand - 2.2 Lb. • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
The Cat In The Hat • Teachers' School Supply $9.99 1 $9.99
Where The Wild Things Are • Teachers' School Supply $8.95 1 $8.95
Leo The Late Bloomer • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
Harry The Dirty Dog • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
I Like Me • Teachers' School Supply $6.99 1 $6.99
Corduroy Literature • Teachers' School Supply $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$113.74

Vendor shipping charges

$12.22

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$157.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.82

Total project goal

$185.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$185.49

4 Donors

-$176.67

Donations toward project cost

-$157.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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