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Mrs. Virtue from Dubuque IA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning to Read in a Literature Rich Classroom

My students need alphabet and word family books including hands-on Language Arts manipulatives, like alphabet books, digital timers, and sentence strips.

  • $585 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My Kindergarten class is nicknamed, "My Kinders." They enjoy coming to school each day to learn and play with their classmates. I love this age group for their desire to learn, curiosity, and innocence.

This class is an active group with a wide variety of needs.

Out of the 23 students, 4 students have identified special needs and 13 students are struggling academically in the area of language arts. Many of these students also receive instruction for speech and occupational therapy.

When they walk into our classroom I focus on their potential and meet them where they are academically and socially. I may not be able to control their home environment, however, I can provide a safe, loving, and literature rich classroom. By doing this in a creative and positive way, I am hopeful to inspire even our earliest learners to continue on a path of academic excellence.

My Project

Literature rich materials such as alphabet and word family books will help develop students reading skills. Many students in my class struggle to learn the letter names and sounds of the alphabet. Hands on manipulatives will encourage students to participate and be in control of their learning.

I want to provide engaging language arts opportunities that will promote creativity and excitement for all academic levels of students.

Your generous donation to our project will improve our Kindergarten classroom by building stronger reading and writing skills. This will change our students' lives for the better. They will love school and feel success at an early age!

Mrs. Virtue
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 23 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG837 - Alphabet Books • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
PP183 - Count Up & Count Down Digital Timer • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 4 $51.96
EE667 - Lakeshore Word Family Readers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
JJ850 - Letters, Numbers & Shapes Giant Stencil Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
GG271 - Let’s Pretend Restaurant Writing Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
JJ157 - What’s the Rhyme? Sorting Houses • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
RR423 - Write & Wipe Lapboard Erasers - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
LL904 - Storyteller Writing Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LA532 - Lowercase Alphabet Dough Stampers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LC111 - What’s the Sound? Word Sliders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
EA293 - Giant Sand Timer - 3 Minutes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
EV212 - Regular Dot Art Painters - 6-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
LA820X - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cups - 10-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
LC1561 - Sentence Strips Storage Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 1 $8.99
LC1340X - Nylon-Bristle Paintbrushes - 10-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 1 $8.99
STN370 - Bright Colors Sentence Strips • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.69 1 $7.69

Materials cost

$430.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$29.49

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$496.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.61

Total project goal

$584.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$584.06

4 Donors

-$584.06

Donations toward project cost

-$496.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$87.61

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$0.00

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