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Ms. Mendoza from Houston TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New Year, New Hands-on to Make Learning Fun

Help me give my students a pencil sharpener and different hands-on materials to practice their language through games to develop their reading and writing skills.

  • $272 goal

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My Students

I am a teacher to children from low-income families and high poverty, where many of our students cannot afford school supplies. My classroom is full of sweet, smart, energetic, hard-working learners. My students do not receive much of what they need at home due to financial struggles.

I want my students to be successful in school and what they need are some resources to make learning fun and productive.

My students are anxious and willing to learn to become successful in their lives.

My Project

My kindergarten students need help with reading and writing! Having a wide variety of hands-on materials and supplies will help them explore a variety of early reading concepts. My goal as their teacher is to help them all grow their reading and writing skills. I am requesting centers, puzzles syllable games for my students to use independently during our daily literacy block.

I want to make learning engaging and enjoyable to provide each student with the opportunity to learn every day

My students will be using these requested materials to identify the beginning and ending syllables of different pictures. They will be blending and building words by using syllables tiles, puzzles and they will be writing words. I am also requesting a good working electric sharpener to have many sharpened pencils ready to be used in our writing center.

My kindergartners will be having so much fun, they won't even realize they are learning to read and write!

Ms. Mendoza
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources Juego de Palabras Spanish Reading Rods Word Game • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Learning Resources El Centro de las Silabas (Spanish Syllables) Pocket Chart • Amazon Business $35.84 1 $35.84
LC113 - Letter Crayons Word Building Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count • Amazon Business $27.26 1 $27.26
LA532 - Lowercase Alphabet Dough Stampers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Aprender a leer. Mis primeras sílabas y palabras (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $24.90 1 $24.90
Spanish Alphabet & Picture Words Pocket Flash Cards • Amazon Business $6.37 1 $6.37

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