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  • $1,036 goal

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  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Reading, Fun and Games in Kindergarten

My students need bean bag chairs, books, games, a drying rack for art projects and manipulatives.

My Students

My class is a center based classroom. I believe students benefit from hands on learning. The students in my class are always moving around from activity to activity. It is a safe environment where students are encourage to explore.

I have a group of 22 energetic kindergarten students.

Each of these students learn in a different way and at a different pace. These students benefit from hands on instruction as well as whole group instruction. My school is located in an urban district and is very diverse. The district I teach in is considered a magnet school district. The magnet system was implemented to ensure racial balance in each one of its schools, allowing for diversity. Additionally, the district provides “parental choice,” meaning parents and students can choose which magnet theme (e.g. science, the arts, technology) they are most interested in and apply for enrollment in the school that specializes in that theme.

My Project

I will use the bean bag chairs to create a cozy reading corner. A quiet place for students to choose a book and read quietly. I will use the Dr. Seuss books for individual reading time. These books are developmentally appropriate for kindergarten students. Dr. Seuss books are great for teaching rhyming and word families. I will use the board games to teach the students to play fairly and interact with each other. Students benefit from hands on learning and personal interaction.

The donations to this project will improve my classroom by providing many hands on materials, developmentally appropriate books, a place for student to store their art work and a place for them to relax and read.

It will change my students' lives for the better by providing them with additional materials that will make learning fun.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC161 - Navy Blue Rectangular Carpet - 6' x 9' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $229.00 1 $229.00
LC651 - Lakeshore Double-Space Drying Rack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $139.00 1 $139.00
FF597 - Giant Pipe Builders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
Big Joe Cuddle Chair, Flaming Red • Amazon Business $34.99 2 $69.98
Big Joe Cuddle Chair, Sapphire • Amazon Business $24.88 2 $49.76
RR750 - Bristle Builders® - Starter Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98
EE256 - Sift & Find Alphabet Shells • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
RE214 - Lakeshore Pipe Builders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Dr. Seuss's Beginner Book Collection (Cat in the Hat / One Fish Two Fish / Green Eggs and Ham / Hop on Pop, Fox in Socks) • Amazon Business $20.00 1 $20.00
DD764 - Count and Link • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Kaplan Splash Mat • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.46 2 $16.92
Classic Trouble Board Game • Amazon Business $15.02 1 $15.02
EV212 - Regular Dot Art Painters - 6-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
Classic Chutes and Ladders Board Game • Amazon Business $14.15 1 $14.15
Candy Land - The Kingdom of Sweets Board Game • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Hasbro Connect 4 Game • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Oh, The Places You'll Go! • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
The Lorax (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $8.44 1 $8.44
Hasbro Sorry 2013 Edition Game • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Checkers • Amazon Business $7.20 1 $7.20
Kangaroo Checkers Board Game • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Fox in Socks (Beginner Books) • Amazon Business $5.08 1 $5.08
The Cat in the Hat Comes Back • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00

Materials cost

$837.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$880.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$155.29

Total project goal

$1,035.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,035.29

1 Donor

-$517.63

Donations toward project cost

-$439.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$77.64

match offer

-$517.66

Match offer toward project cost

-$440.01

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$77.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 22 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by #BestSchoolDay and one other donor.

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