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Ms. Tran from El Monte CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Smooth Transition to Kindergarten!

My students need books and games to prepare them for transitioning to kindergarten!

  • $211 goal

This project expired on August 1, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are bright preschoolers with special needs. They are three to five years old with various disabilities including Autism, Cerebral Palsy, and speech/language delays.

My students are from low-income families and almost all are English language learners.

Some have just arrived in the United States from Mexico with parents who do not speak English. Despite the many challenges they face, they come ready each day to learn and play with the most positive attitudes.

It has been a true blessing to watch my students learn and grow. Their determination and eagerness to learn are what fuels me. These young scholars amaze me every single day with their big hearts! A day in our classroom consists of enthusiasm, energy, and excitement. Every accomplishment, big or small, is celebrated!

My Project

As an early childhood educator, I will always try my best to provide plenty of opportunities and resources to enrich my students' experience in school. We work hard all year to prepare my students for kindergarten. Many of my students will transition to kindergarten next year at a different school. They will be on a new campus, with different teachers and classmates, with a different routine, and longer day. I want to ensure a smooth transition for all my students and prepare them for all the changes and challenges that lie ahead!

This project will provide us with books and games to prepare my students for kindergarten.

Books such as “Kindergarten, Here I Come!” are great tools for helping us talk about what to look forward to and answering questions about all the fun and learning ahead. In addition to reading to my students, a few of my students are readers. Books for beggining readers will improve my students’ skills and comprehension. We will learn about matching uppercase to lowercase letters and STEM concepts through highly engaging and interactive games like Alpha Pops and construction engineering blocks!

I am excited for my students as they grow and learn! Kindergarten is so different from preschool, I hope to prepare them to the best of my ability. I have no doubt they will continue to flourish and be successful in kindergarten!

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 14 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ETI Toys | STEM Learning | Original 101 Piece Educational Construction Engineering Building Blocks Set for 3, 4 and 5+ Year Old Boys & Girls | Creative Fun Kit | Best Toy Gift for Kids Ages 3yr - 6yr • Amazon Business $35.99 1 $35.99
Learning Resources Smart Snacks Alpha Pops, 26 Pieces • Amazon Business $16.69 1 $16.69
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level A: 25 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level C: 25 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $13.84 1 $13.84
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level B: 25 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $12.48 1 $12.48
The Night Before Kindergarten • Amazon Business $4.99 2 $9.98
Kindergarten, Here I Come! • Amazon Business $3.77 2 $7.54
On the First Day of Kindergarten • Amazon Business $6.21 1 $6.21
Kindergarten Rocks! • Amazon Business $4.63 1 $4.63
Countdown to Kindergarten • Amazon Business $4.26 1 $4.26
Clifford Goes to Kindergarten • Amazon Business $3.59 1 $3.59
Daniel Goes to School (Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood) • Amazon Business $3.07 1 $3.07

Materials cost

$134.47

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.30

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$178.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.55

Total project goal

$210.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$210.34

2 Donors

-$104.90

Donations toward project cost

-$89.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.28

match offer

-$104.91

Match offer toward project cost

-$89.17

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.74

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.54

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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