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Ms. Ballard from New Britain CT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading or Writing: Which Is More Important?

Help me give my students the materials that they need to develop their oral language skill, writing, and their reading skills. The Snap & Build Phonics will support the children develop independence during guided reading time.

  • $495 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a fabulous group of kindergarten students in a economically challenged area. All students receive free breakfast and lunch. My 17 students come from a variety of backgrounds and English is often a second language. Each and every day these children enter my classroom happy to be in a safe environment where they are encouraged to try their best, support each other, and use mistakes to grow.

We are a community of learners.

I see every day their excitement and desire to learn.

My Project

The materials chosen will help my children develop their understanding of letters, sounds, blends, and how they work together to create words. The Storyteller Writing Box and What's Inside? Soft Feely Box will build excitement to use what they have learned about letters to write words and sentences. By using these literacy learning materials, students will develop their ability to write and read. These activities offer a high level of engagement and motivate students to learn. The materials promote independence, reduce paper and pencil activities, and support them in becoming lifelong learners. Your support will impact a wonderful group of students.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC569 - Magnetic Letter Builders - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $89.99 1 $89.99
EE700X - Snap & Build Phonics - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $85.00 1 $85.00
LA374 - Blends & Digraphs Teaching Tubs • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
TT811 - Double-Sided Magnetic Letter Tiles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
JJ909 - What’s Inside? Soft Feely Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LL904 - Storyteller Writing Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$384.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$420.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.24

Total project goal

$494.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$494.96

1 Donor

-$494.96

Donations toward project cost

-$420.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.24

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$0.00

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