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Ms. Riccio from Providence RI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Reading Fun!

Help me give my students Word Building Blocks and Alphabet Match-ups. These resources will help my children build simple sight words which will help them as they begin learning to read.

  • $203 goal

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My Students

Tagalog, Urdu, Turkish, and Spanish are some of the many languages spoken by the children in my classroom. Our school is a Title I, inner-city school where 90% of the children receive free and reduced-priced lunch. My children are extremely eager to learn and are very appreciative of everything that is given to them. They love coming to school and are excited to begin each day.

My students face many challenges in their daily lives.

Having the necessary materials to learn should not be one of them. The only way I can ensure my children are successful in their educational journey is to provide these tools to them.

My Project

Over the past few weeks, I have received several children who are new to the country. They do not speak any English and are eager to learn. These learning resources will help them to learn sight words as well as word patterns.

Transitioning a child's skill set from their native language to English can be challenging.

These learning aides and word building games that I have chosen from Lakeshore Learning will be a wonderful addition to the classroom.

Finding the right path to take with each child can be tough. Children are so unique and learn in different ways. These materials (especially the tactile blocks) are going to allow children to learn at their own pace and in their own way.

Thank you for considering this project.

Ms. Riccio
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RA417 - Lakeshore Word Building Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
TT194 - I Can Build Simple Words • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GG809 - Stack & Build Simple Words • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD316 - Twist & Turn 3-Letter Word Builders - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
HH397 - Tactile Alphabet Match-Ups • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$139.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$172.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.36

Total project goal

$202.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$202.41

1 Donor

-$202.41

Donations toward project cost

-$172.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.36

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$0.00

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