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Ms. Brinkert from Grand Rapids MI is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Literacy by Ear

My students need a listening center to add more opportunity to engage in literacy activities in our classroom.

  • $749 goal

This project expired on August 25, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are wonderful, energetic 4 and 5 year olds! They are excited to be at school everyday. While they love to play, they need more of a variety of activities to help them learn necessary skills before kindergarten.

They also come from high poverty, working families.

Their families do not have the resources to purchase items for them to learn the skills they will learn at school.

We want to provide them with these activities at school! I hope you will help me by donating to these deserving children!

My Project

My students love when I read to them and reading on their own. However, outside of read aloud times, this gives children the opportunity to be read to in an exciting, engaging way. This is very important! Having a listening center, not only gives them an opportunity to engage in books more often, but CDs add sounds and voice that make stories come alive!

NEW technology, in the form of Bluetooth, will allow us to also use the internet to find more stories, saving money purchasing books.

The head phones also give a social aspect to reading which is a part of reading throughout their school career.

Ms. Brinkert
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 16 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE216 - Mobile Listening & Storage Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $349.00 1 $349.00
FN2924CX - Listening Center Headphones - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
LA620 - All-In-One CD Player with Bluetooth® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $119.00 1 $119.00

Materials cost

$597.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$635.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$112.23

Total project goal

$748.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$748.19

11 Donors

-$427.89

Donations toward project cost

-$368.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.68

match offer

-$315.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$267.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.30

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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