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Mrs. Church from Charleston SC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Literacy Construction Zone Ahead!

My students need hands-on letter building and phonics tools to increase emergent and early literacy skills.

  • $297 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I have the privilege of working with students ages 7-12 with a varying range of special needs. Students in my setting have significant challenges in the area of cognitive, speech, motor, and behavioral skills. Many also struggle with sensory processing in addition to their other disabilities. This directly impacts how they interpret and interact with the world around them.

Each day, my students inspire and guide my classroom team as we work together to learn academic, social, and life skills.

We are a unique family that works together to meet each daily challenge head-on. No challenge is too large and no victory is too small. I love continually learning from my students as they show me the true meaning of perseverance.

My Project

Students in my classroom learn best through hands-on learning experiences. To build our emerging and early literacy skills, we need alphabet and phonics activities that incorporate a variety of tactile experiences. By doing this, we will be able to increase our skill generalization beyond rote memorization and apply practical application.

By incorporating hands-on alphabet and phonics tools into our ELA curriculum, we will increase the understanding of the foundational skills needed to further our emerging and early literacy knowledge.

The items we are requesting are directly supportive of the learning styles in our classroom. Items such as magnetic letter building sets, letter discovery bins, and play-dough letter mats will increase interest in letter recognition and formation. We need to be able to imitate and construct letters in order to increase our concrete letter recognition and early writing skills. Items such as sound sliding sound cards and CVC dice will encourage letter-sound relationship core skill building. These foundational tools must be solidly in place in order for us to progress with meaningful reading skills.

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This project will reach 10 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC568 - Magnetic Letter Builders - Starter Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 3 $89.97
LC742 - Find the Letter Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 3 $59.97
LC111 - What’s the Sound? Word Sliders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
EE947 - CVC Words Giant Activity Dice • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LA299 - Learn the Alphabet! Dough Mats • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$204.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$14.45

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$252.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.55

Total project goal

$296.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$296.98

3 Donors

-$281.98

Donations toward project cost

-$239.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.30

Matching donations from our partners

-$15.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$12.75

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$2.25

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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