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Mrs. Kastigar from W Terre Haute IN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Letters, Words, and Learning, Oh My!

My students need new word and letter center activities for our Literacy Centers!

  • $580 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students at my school are from a rural, farm community. We have a small school at the edge of our large corporation. Our students are coming from all socioeconomic backgrounds. We are lucky to have great families that work hard and are involved in our school events, but we don't get a lot of extra funding from the state. This is due to our school not qualifying as a Title I school, which are schools who have a higher level of free and reduced-price lunches than we currently have.

My sweet kiddos are hard workers, but have lots of extra energy and thrive during hands-on activities.

We move around our classroom a lot at different times of the day to help with this. I also have tried to incorporate a flexible seating environment to keep their little bodies wiggling while engaged in learning while at our seats. We have had a lot of success when we use hands-on manipulatives and activities!

My Project

My Kindergarten students need new letter and word center activities for Literacy Center time. These letter games, high frequency word practice, and sentence building activities our wonderful hands-on activities for all my students at their various learning levels. My students will be able to build from their individual level with an appropriate learning activity.

My sweet kiddos need new literacy activities to keep them engaged and learning at our Literacy Centers!

These new games and activities will be a fantastic addition to promote leaning while having fun. I am in hopes that my kiddos will be having so much fun that they won't even realize they are learning too!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF468 - Magnetic Sight-Word Sentence Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 4 $119.96
FF525 - Snap-Together Letter Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
LL259 - Alphabet Activity Dice • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 2 $59.98
EE567 - Creating Sight-Word Sentences Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
FF197 - Alphabet Folder Game Library - Pre K-K • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
GG809 - Stack & Build Simple Words • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD316 - Twist & Turn 3-Letter Word Builders - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Learning Resources Pop for Sight Words Bundle • Amazon Business $15.89 1 $15.89
JJ466 - 3-Letter Word Building Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
JJ465 - 4-Letter Word Building Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$455.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$492.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.93

Total project goal

$579.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$579.52

1 Donor

-$246.29

Donations toward project cost

-$246.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$289.76

Match offer toward project cost

-$246.30

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.46

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$43.46

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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