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Mrs. P. from Dobson NC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning to Live and Living to Learn!

Help me give my students activity centers, resource boxes, and other materials for hands-on learning experiences and makes education exciting. Special needs students thrive on fun and action driven learning.

  • $583 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have the pleasure of working in a separate special education classroom which consists of 6th, 7th and 8th graders. Currently, I have five students with a wide range of abilities from pre-K to 4th grade. I teach them Spelling, Reading, Writing, Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Daily Living skills, Social skills, and about the community. We want our students to be excited about school. Adapting my lessons and differentiating for each student at their level is a must.

As an example, one of the activities we do to learn about the community is that we do a medical unit and study the human body and how to stay healthy.

We visit a hospital and practice first aid. After that we utilize the skills we learn by setting up a "medical clinic" We have a desk to check in and out and make co-pays. We have a waiting room and an exam room. We wear head to toe gear and scrubs and we treat everyone for whatever ails them. It gives them a hands-on experience, encourages interaction with the whole school and makes learning fun. Keeping learning alive requires a variety of materials and we learn by doing!

My Project

My students are absolutely wonderful. I teach a broad range of subjects and skills to students on many different levels. Teaching special needs students can be difficult sometimes because they need to learn in a variety of different ways and I need to use a variety of approaches, techniques and materials in order for them to be successful at learning new tasks. The cool and unique materials that I have requested from Lakeshore Learning will be very beneficial in helping my students reach their goals! Some of the materials I have asked for are measuring tapes, Science Cards, a consequences game, activities to learn about sorting and categories, math manipulatives, construct a letter activity and creating complete sentences activities. These products are awesome and my students deserve the best! We live to learn and learn to live.Thank You!!!

Mrs. P.
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE567 Creating SightWord Sentences Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
EE496 ConstructALetter Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
DD336 Building Language Lotto • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
DD749 Shake Reveal Science Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PP949 Positional Words Resource Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD759 Magnetic Category Sorting Rods • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC124 Simple Words Learning Locks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PP576 Match Sort Reading Comprehension Quickies Gr 23 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD372 Nuts About Counting • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
EE928 What Goes Together Activity Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LC742 Find the Letter Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
HH346 What Should You Do A Game of Consequences • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
HH507 Can Do Comprehension Game Gr 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
TE313 Measuring Tapes Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 1 $8.99
LC954 Replacement Hammering Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$425.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$33.22

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$495.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.43

Total project goal

$582.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$582.89

8 Donors

-$578.48

Donations toward project cost

-$495.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$83.02

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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