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Mrs. Simonetti-Benson from Philadelphia PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Literacy Learning!

Help me give my students literacy resources like literacy mats, word building cards, and letters to build a foundation for reading.

  • $166 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Many of the students in my classroom have experienced trauma in their lives, and school is their safe place. They come to school to escape what is happening at home. My classroom serves students with a range of disabilities, including intellectual disabilities, emotional disturbance, autism spectrum disorder, and specific learning disabilities.

The typical student in my class struggles with basic phonemic awareness and letter recognition.

About 90% of my students are African American or Latino. The opportunity and achievement gaps are apparent among our student population.

My Project

I am requesting some small learning centers for my students. I am requesting A-Z alphabet mats, A-Z peg boards, letter sound cards, and whisper phones. I am also asking for mats for the students to role-play dough in the shape of each letter.

These centers consist of activities that will help my students learn their letters and the letter sounds.

My students need resources to help with learning their letters. These small learning centers that I am asking for will allow extra practice with learning letters and the letter sounds. Many of my students come into my classroom have not learned any letters. These resources are imperative to helping my students grow and learn in kindergarten.

Mrs. Simonetti-Benson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
A - Z Pegboard Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $38.21 1 $38.21
WhisperPhone(r) Element (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $24.61 1 $24.61
Kaplan Dough Literacy Mats - Set of 26 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $18.66 1 $18.66
Learning Mats: Alphabet • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.71 1 $12.71
Ladybug Letters • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.46 1 $8.46
CVC Word Building Cards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $6.76 1 $6.76

Materials cost

$109.41

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$141.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.89

Total project goal

$165.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$165.94

1 Donor

-$165.94

Donations toward project cost

-$141.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.89

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$0.00

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