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Ms. M. from Northridge CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Letter Lessons for Little Learners

Help me give my students fun alphabet activities and supplies to help them learn letters and sounds.

  • $427 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are intelligent and inquisitive 4 and 5-year-old English and Spanish speakers from a high-poverty area in Southern California.

TK is the place to be!

This is often their first school experience, and I want to make it successful and fun for them.

Many are attending school for the first time without the necessary social or academic preparation, and some have the additional obstacle of learning English at the same time. Even with all of these challenges, the kids love to come to school.

My Project

My students are ready to learn! For them to be strong readers and writers, they need lots of experience with the alphabet.

Kids learn best when they are having fun!

These games and manipulatives are so engaging for the kids...they’ll think they’re just playing, but they’re really practicing very important skills. They will learn letter names and shapes, as well as the basic sounds for all letters. They will practice writing letters and read books about each letter, too.

Transitional kindergarten is the first year of school for many of my students. With your help, they’ll be off to a wonderful start!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG837 - English Alphabet Books • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
PP185 - Lakeshore Alphabet Rockets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
FF315 - Alphabet Mystery Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
HH602 - Lakeshore Easy-Grip Sponge Painters - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
AC225 - Alpha-Bots • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
AB216 - Paint & Craft Trays - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
JJ539 - Write & Wipe Alphabet Practice Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
EE259 - Tactile Letters - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
HH397 - Tactile Alphabet Match-Ups • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$300.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.53

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$362.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.05

Total project goal

$427.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$427.00

9 Donors

-$292.00

Donations toward project cost

-$256.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.00

match offer

-$125.84

Match offer toward project cost

-$106.96

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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