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Mrs. Lancaster from Aurora MO is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Learning Fun

Help me give my students letter/sound learning games, puppets, sensory items, and number learning games.

  • $433 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

In our district, the students come from a variety of different economic backgrounds with more than 60% of our students qualifying for free or reduced rate lunch. We are in a small district that is made up of hard-working families that are middle to lower class.

My students come to school from various backgrounds and are ready to learn, but they come each day with several needs, including emotional and sensory needs.

These needs must be met first, so my students can grow socially and academically. My students work hard every day to overcome challenges and obstacles to become better learners and to be successful.

My Project

In my classroom, students learn through fun, engaging lessons. These learning games will help my students with developing reading skills such as learning their letters, writing their letters and matching letters to sounds. The puppets will allow my students to retell stories with characters and develop social skills, as well as language.

My students require small group settings to be successful, so the games and small setting interactions will help them develop the necessary skills they need to be academically successful.

My students also require some fine motor tasks and sensory items. The theraputty will help strengthen my students' hands, while the sensory items will allow them to learn and meet their needs.

Mrs. Lancaster
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SORTERS ALPHABET SOUP • School Specialty $49.69 1 $49.69
Social Skills Board Games, 6 • AKJ Education $26.97 1 $26.97
THERAPUTTY SET OF 6 - 2 OZ EACH • School Specialty $22.71 1 $22.71
Playfoam® Shape & Learn Numbers Set • AKJ Education $9.48 2 $18.96
Playfoam® Shape & Learn Alphabet Set • AKJ Education $9.48 2 $18.96
Magnetic Addition Machine • AKJ Education $18.24 1 $18.24
Phonics Dominoes Blends & Digraphs • AKJ Education $18.24 1 $18.24
Sea Life Friends Hand Puppets • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Goodie Games™ Abc Cookies • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Dinosaur Friends Hand Puppets • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Playful Pets Hand Puppets • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Jolly Helpers Hand Puppets • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Fairy Tale Time Hand Puppets - Little Red Riding Hood • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Zoo Friends Hand Puppets • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
HBGB5517Hasbro Play-Doh Classic 4 Pack • AKJ Education $4.00 3 $12.00
Hot Dots® Phonics Flash Cards Reading Readiness • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Hot Dots® Phonics Flash Cards Word Families • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Colors & Shapes Bingo Game • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Numbers Bingo Game • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02

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