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Mrs. Smith from Colorado Springs CO is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Learning to Read More Fun One Word at Time

Help me give my students tools; like pvc pipes to make read-to-self phone and letter to build words, in order to make reading more engaging and fun!

  • $219 goal

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My Students

Our school strives to create learners who love to learn and take action by using what they are learning in school to make a difference in our community and globally. My students are caring, they take are of each other and work hard to make our school a place where all student belong. They are hard working and curious about the world. My students learn best when inquiring and discovering the information in a hands on setting. My fun firties are full of energy and excitement for learning.

My Project

I will be using the PVC pipes to make phones for students to read to them selves. They are called whisper phones and are so important for young readers to hear the words they are reading in order to self correct. This becomes a challenge when 23 students are all reading at the same time. I will be using the letters to build words and teach how letters work together to make words. The letters will be used for reading games, inquiry, basic skills and understanding of language. Fundamental letter skills are the biggest indicator for reading success. If I can build that foundation in a fun way I can create readers who are successful and love reading.

Mrs. Smith
Grades PreK-2

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Spears 409 Series PVC Pipe Fitting, 90 Degree Elbow, Schedule 40, 1-1/4" Spigot x Socket • Amazon Business $1.35 40 $54.00
Learning Resources Magnetic Learning Letters - Lowercase • Amazon Business $22.99 2 $45.98
Primary Concepts, Inc Letter Tile Organizer Container • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Educational Insights AlphaMagnets- Color-Coded Uppercase (Set of 42) • Amazon Business $9.19 2 $18.38

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