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Ms. Palau from Bremerton WA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Reading and Math Fun for All Kids!

Help me give my students fun games and materials to help them grow in reading and mathematics.

  • $794 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This year I am blessed to have such a caring group of kindergarteners. Their enthusiasm for learning and love for one another inspires me on a daily basis. Even though they come from very different backgrounds they care about one another and do the best they can to let others know.

Our class motto is "Little people spreading big love." In all they do, I encourage them to be kind and to give what they have to offer to the world, no matter how much or how little it may seem.

They are all unique and wonderful in their own ways. In our class we work really hard to meet people where they are at and celebrate them in all of their growth. I work in a school with many low socioeconomic students.

Unfortunately, we do not have many financial resources, and because of this my students lack opportunities that they may be afforded somewhere else. Any support we can get is very appreciated.

My Project

Kindergartners learn so much in their first year of school. They learn to read, write, count, add, subtract, and just how to exist in a school setting. An important piece of that learning is making sure kids are engaged and having fun while doing it.

The math and reading games and materials will help reinforce and extend concepts that the students are learning but in an exciting and interesting way.

Kindergartners learn best through play. It meets them at their level developmentally while allowing them to grow both academically and socially.

The reading games will be used during word work to help them grow in skills such as letter naming, letter sounds, first sound fluency, rhyming, and phonemic awareness. The math games will be used during small group math rotations to reinforce concepts such as counting, patterning, shapes, sorting, and number recognition. All of these skills are the foundation for the rest of their academic careers. If they do not have these, they will struggle to be successful later on. These games will also teach them important social skills like turn-taking, sharing, good sportsmanship, communication skills, conflict resolution, patience, and emotional regulation; all previously stated skills are important for academic and social success in school.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH460X - Early Math Folder Game Libraries - Pre K-K - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
JJ130X - Sight-Word Puzzles - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $55.00 1 $55.00
LC926 - Classroom Magnetic Letters Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
FF196 - Phonemic Awareness Folder Game Library - Pre K-K • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
TT420X - Early Math Match-Ups - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
DD691 - CVC Word Work Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
FF197 - Alphabet Folder Game Library - Pre K-K • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
FF199 - Word Work Folder Game Library - Pre K-K • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LC126 - Alphabet Learning Locks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LC124 - Simple Words Learning Locks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GS304 - Giant Soft Dice - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
JJ465 - 4-Letter Word Building Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
EE906 - Beginning Sounds Learning Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
EE909 - Rhyming Sounds Learning Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$584.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$51.18

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$674.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$119.09

Total project goal

$793.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$793.92

4 Donors

-$743.92

Donations toward project cost

-$632.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$111.59

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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