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Ms. Brato from Hartford CT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Literacy for Little Learners

Help me give my students books and CDs so they have the much needed materials to help them learn literacy.

  • $282 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My self-contained special needs classroom consists of amazing, unique, loving, energetic little humans! They are vibrant and brave, active, and creative! My students are diagnosed with autism, Down syndrome, ADHD and OCD. Some are verbal, some are non-verbal. All of my students have deficits in communication skills, social skills, and struggle to process sensory information.

Our classroom is bare, our supplies non-existent, yet my amazing students come to school every single day.

Our needs are high while funding is nonexistent, especially with all the extra funding needed for PPE to protect everyone from COVID-19. We are a Title I school which means there was already no funding coming in for needed supplies.

My students deserve the very best and at the very least, deserve the bare minimum that is necessary to help them self-regulate, reduce stress, and provide important sensory stimulation.

My Project

My students love story time. I would love to bring hands on materials into literacy time with activity books, discovery books, storytelling kids and having a read along CD for when they need to unwind in our calm down corner.

My students need a hands on approach to learning as they learn in different ways.

Each child has a unique wonderful personality that they bring into our class. They all love to learn! By incorporating a multimodal approach to learning helps them thrive in every aspect of our every day.

Ms. Brato
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 14 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH658 From Caterpillar to Butterfly Big Book Activity Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $64.99 1 $64.99
TS429 Touch Feel Discovery Books • Lakeshore Learning Materials $41.50 1 $41.50
AA168 Duck Goose Goose Needs a Hug Storytelling Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
CA609 SingAlong ReadAlong Classics with CDs • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.50 1 $34.50
LA990 Storytelling Board with Magnetic Backing • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$205.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$239.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.19

Total project goal

$281.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$281.25

2 Donors

-$137.98

Donations toward project cost

-$121.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.20

match offer

-$137.98

Match offer toward project cost

-$117.28

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.70

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.29

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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