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Mrs. Richards from Hayden CO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Little Learners Learning Letters Part 2

My students need vowel and diagraph tubs to learn essential phonics skills.

  • $213 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students live in a rural community of about 2,000 residents. They may not realize it yet, but they are growing and learning in a very supportive and tight-knit community that cares about each of them.

In my classroom, I have 18 kindergartners of varying social, emotional, and academic needs.

They are creative, clever, and spontaneous! They have so much excitement for school and learning; it makes my job so enjoyable! My students are unique individuals with unlimited potential. It is my job to ignite their excitement for learning so they can reach their full potential!

My Project

My students need vowel and diagraph learning tubs to learn essential kindergarten phonics skills in a hands-on way. The vowel tubs will be used to help students learn the difference between long and short vowels. The diagraph tubs will be used when introducing consonant diagraph sounds. We will use the tubs first in whole and small group; once the sounds have been introduced the tubs will then be placed at centers so that the kids can practice sorting objects by beginning diagraph sounds and vowel sounds.

Hands-on learning is the best for young learners as it provides them with engaging and kinesthetic learning opportunities.

The tubs will help students because they provide real objects as examples of the phonics skills we are learning about. These tubs will be used on a daily basis and will help my students in learning fundamental early literacy skills

Mrs. Richards
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC682 - Vowel Teaching Tubs • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LA374 - Blends & Digraphs Teaching Tubs • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99

Materials cost

$139.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.96

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$181.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.95

Total project goal

$212.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$212.99

4 Donors

-$212.99

Donations toward project cost

-$181.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.95

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$0.00

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