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Ms. Gunderson from Pleasanton CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Phonics Fun: Early Literacy Games for Little Learners

Help me give my students hands-on, engaging games and activities to strengthen their early literacy skills!

  • $394 goal

This project expired on May 23, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This year, I started a new teaching chapter as an Intervention Specialist in a new school in a new district! My primary role is supporting students' individual needs to improve their academic outcomes through targeted, small group instruction. My students are energetic, eager kids who are ready to learn!

I want to provide them with a rich, engaging and exciting classroom and hands-on content to keep them intrigued and loving school.

I work with students from kindergarten through fifth grade, so their needs vary greatly. I'm working to create a welcoming environment with a library of engaging resources for some of our school's highest needs students.

My Project

This project will allow me to provide fun, engaging ways to practice skills and concepts we have been working on during our intervention sessions. After a skill has been taught, it's time to practice it and apply it! But in order for this to maintain students' interest, it's important to provide a variety of activities that tap into different learning styles and are perceived as game play by students.

Puzzles, word building activities, and matching games will take newly learned material and transform it into fun, targeted practice that will allow me to gauge students' progression towards mastery.

Coming to a room for intervention can already be intimidating to struggling students. It's critical that their time with me be a balance of explicit instruction and engaging practice. This project will bring additional targeted activities to help foster early literacy skills.

Ms. Gunderson
Grades PreK-2

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 75 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE905X - Phonological Awareness Learning Puzzles - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
HH746 - Pop & Match Beginning Sounds Game Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
PP623 - Blends & Digraphs Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC113 - Letter Crayons Word Building Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LL239 - Word Building Magnetic Activity Tin • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GG367 - Touch & Read Blends & Digraphs Match • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GG368 - Touch & Read Vowel Sounds Match • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC111 - What’s the Sound? Word Sliders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
EE591 - Roll & Read Blends & Digraphs Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$274.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$25.15

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$334.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.97

Total project goal

$393.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$393.15

7 Donors

-$318.15

Donations toward project cost

-$270.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.72

Matching donations from our partners

-$75.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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