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Ms. Ryder-Hill from Kalamazoo MI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

One Word at a Time

Help me give my students interactive reading materials to help foster a love for reading.

  • $156 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a diverse group of first graders in a Title I school. They are each unique with different learning styles and interests. Despite their differences, they come to school each day with open minds and open hearts and are ready to tackle the day.

Their passion for learning and the desire to do well is what makes them so phenomenal.

My students are thinkers. They persevere and support each other when learning new concepts. They build each other up. They feel comfortable taking risks and making mistakes. These students have built relationships with not only me, but with each other. In our classroom, we are like a family. We laugh together, grow together, and encourage each other to be the best version of themselves that they can be.

My Project

My students face extreme hardships on a daily basis both in and out of the classroom which interferes with their learning. Reading is a struggle for most of them and the barriers that they encounter can be hard to overcome. Despite this, they give me their 110% every single day.

I'm trying to instill in my students a love for reading.

Getting interactive reading materials are the keys to success for my students. These materials will help bring meaning to the words they see in their books. They will be able to work with their classmates to manipulate words while having fun at the same time. These materials will help build those skills needed for early reading success in a fun and engaging way. Won't you consider helping my students become readers one word at a time?

Ms. Ryder-Hill
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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26 donors26 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL439 - Rhyming Sounds Magnetic Sorting Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GG369 - Touch & Read CVC Words Match • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PP249 - Match & Sort Early Reading Comprehension Quickies - K-Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
TA51WT - Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - White • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.29 2 $4.58
TA51RG - Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.29 2 $4.58
TA51BR - Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Brown • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.29 1 $2.29
TA51HG - Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Holiday Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.29 1 $2.29
TA51HR - Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Holiday Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.29 1 $2.29

Materials cost

$101.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$132.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.39

Total project goal

$155.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$155.91

23 Donors

-$152.85

Donations toward project cost

-$130.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.03

match offer

-$2.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$1.70

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.30

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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