You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts
To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Ms. Quintos from Nipomo CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning to Read: Phonemic and Phonological Awareness Skills!

Help me give my students phonemic and phonological awareness activities to give them early reading skills!

  • $422 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Welcome! My name is Gracie and I am a first-year teacher. I teach 28 bright and capable kindergarteners! I have the pleasure of introducing these amazing kiddos to school for the first time. Kindergarten is the foundation for their school careers, and it is an opportunity for me to set them up for success. My hope is to provide materials that can assist my kindergarteners in the learning process, whether that be academically, or social-emotionally. They are truly a special bunch.

The past two years have been exceptionally hard for everyone.

These young learners have missed out on over a year of in-person learning, so I am trying to make this transition back into the classroom as smooth as possible. I hope to provide resources to my students that help them catch up on not only academics but also the social-emotional aspect of being at school.

I have two amazing classes I get to teach this year. They are curious and excited to be back in the classroom. My students this year love researching animals for different reports.

My Project

Before students can learn to read, they need to develop phonemic awareness (being able to identify different sounds and manipulate those sounds). Research shows that phonemic awareness skills will set students up for success when they start to read. These games will allow students to play with sounds either with a partner or independently. They will also allow me to spend more time in a small group setting, working with students who need more explicit instruction before they can move on to playing these games independently. These games and centers can make learning to read FUN!

Ms. Quintos
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 28 students.

9 donors have given to this project.

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Quintos is requesting.

See our finances

TEACHERS, FEELING INSPIRED?

You can start a project with the same resources being requested here!

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG365X - Touch Read Phonics Word Match- Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $85.00 1 $85.00
EE590X - Roll Read Phonics Games - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $75.00 1 $75.00
FF196 - Phonemic Awareness Folder Game Library - Pre K-K • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
PP521 - Phonological Awareness Folder Game Library - K-Gr 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
GG200X - Sound-It-Out Phonics Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $36.99 1 $36.99
LL818 - Beginning Sounds Phonics Train • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$296.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.17

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$358.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.28

Total project goal

$421.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$421.86

8 Donors

-$418.92

Donations toward project cost

-$358.58

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.34

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.94

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Nipomo","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[7860428],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":6111179,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/learning-to-read-phonemic-and-phonologi/6111179/","verifyShowPhotos":"","eligibleToBeCopied":false,"mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":28,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Quintos","isEquityFocus":true,"authorIds":{"7860428":{"owner":"Ms. Quintos","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[6111179],"proposalHash":"-1496876897","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/orig/tp7860428_orig.jpg?crop=1120,1120,x453,y346&width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1620790999545","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21747118,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":7860428,"schoolCounty":"San Luis Obispo","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}