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Ms. Neely from Durham NC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Literacy is Us

My students need hands on exciting learning activities for literacy centers. We need puzzles, magnetic letters and more.

  • $729 goal

This project expired on July 29, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are my babies. I teach kindergarten at a school that is considered a Title 1 school where 80% of my students are on free lunch. I even have a student that is homeless at this time. Considering their conditions my students are always striving for excellence. They are hard workers and very eager to learn.

Our classroom is a safe place of many of my students.

Many come in tired and sleepy. Some even come in hungry. In spite of all of that they still give me 100% and then some. They want to learn and our home away from home is a safe and caring place where they can be the best that they can be.

My Project

My students need literacy centers that are both educational and fun. By receiving these items (Touch & Read Phonics Match and Sight-Word Puzzles) my students will be able to enhance the skills that are being taught both as a whole class and in guided reading. Not only will the items help my students build lifelong literacy skills, they will also build lifelong social skills because many of the activities encourage teamwork to complete the task. For example when using the letter building tiles they will work together to build cvc words or their sight words. They can make teams to see who can come up with the most words. This just a small example of what they will be able to do.

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

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT830X - Language Instant Learning Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $229.00 1 $229.00
GG365X - Touch & Read Phonics Match - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $85.00 1 $85.00
GG955 - Word Building Tiles Class Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
JJ130X - Sight-Word Puzzles - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC740X - Learning Letters Activity Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC926 - Classroom Magnetic Letters Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.99 1 $44.99

Materials cost

$538.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$42.04

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.08

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$619.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$109.25

Total project goal

$728.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$728.33

9 Donors

-$687.92

Donations toward project cost

-$619.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$68.84

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$40.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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