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Ms. Mendez from Salem OR is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Spanish Resources for my Bilingual Cubs

Help me give my students Spanish books and resources to promote their growth in the Spanish language and encourage the love of reading.

  • $584 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a Title One school located in a lower-socioeconomic (high poverty) area in Salem, OR. Many of our students come from bilingual households where their first language is Spanish. Many of our students have experienced trauma, abuse, neglect and far more adverse childhood experiences than any person should.

My classroom is made up of twenty-five, energetic, bilingual kindergarten students.

They are amazing individuals who come with many differences. As bilingual students, they are building their identity as multilingual and multicultural learners. These students are paving the way to create awareness of a cultural and linguistic society. I am honored to serve them and share a classroom with them.

Kindergarten is where the adventure begins! Your generous donations and support will help me create a dream learning experience for all my students.

My Project

Spanish resources are scarce, and without them, it is difficult to truly give students the learning experience they deserve. As students become bilingual and bi-literate, it is important for students to have access to a variety of leveled books in Spanish.

These Spanish books will provide all my students with an opportunity to have leveled books to strengthen their literacy skills in Spanish.

When working with a student or a group of students to develop their decoding abilities in Spanish, having a variety of books to choose from, makes learning more meaningful for students. I look forward to adding more books to my classroom library so students can learn to love reading.

Other hands-on activities such as the flashcards, word builders and syllable charts will help students strengthen their literacy skills in Spanish by providing hands-on opportunities to share with their peers.

Thank you in advance for your generous donations! We greatly appreciate it.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources El Centro de las Silabas (Spanish Syllables) Pocket Chart • Amazon Business $35.84 2 $71.68
Really Good Stuff 306540 Mixed Up Syllables, Spanish Language Game • Amazon Business $31.36 2 $62.72
Spanish Syllable Puzzles • Amazon Business $28.24 2 $56.48
Learning Resources Spanish Alphabet Pocket Chart • Amazon Business $20.17 2 $40.34
Diset – Toy Educational Las SILABAS (68962) • Amazon Business $13.62 2 $27.24
School Zone - Bilingual Spanish/English Flash Cards 4-Pack - Ages 4 and Up, Preschool to Kindergarten, ESL, Language Immersion, ABCs, Alphabet, Sight ... Card 4-pk) (English and Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $10.79 2 $21.58
Carson-Dellosa Espanol Basico Basic Spanish: Bingo • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Los vestidos de mamá (Mom's Dresses) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $16.10 1 $16.10
El sueño de Chocolate (Chocolate's Dream) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.87 1 $12.87
La gallina Cocorina (Clucky the Hen) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.26 1 $12.26
La luz de Lucía (Lucy's Light) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
Oso quiere volar (Bear Wants to Fly) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
Señor Sí (Mister Yes) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $11.70 1 $11.70
Margarito (Daisy) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $11.52 1 $11.52
El Perro con Sombrero: A Bilingual Doggy Tale (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Oso pardo, oso pardo, ¿qué ves ahí? (Brown Bear and Friends) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.54 1 $8.54
School Zone - Bilingual Animals of All Kinds Flash Cards - Ages 4 and Up, ESL, Language Immersion, Animals Names & Classes, Animal Facts and ... and English Edition) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $2.99 2 $5.98
Qué cosas dice mi abuela (The Things My Grandmother Says): (Spanish language edition of The Things My Grandmother Says) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$417.68

Vendor shipping charges

$42.14

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.27

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$496.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.55

Total project goal

$583.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$583.64

9 Donors

-$493.64

Donations toward project cost

-$419.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.05

match offer

-$90.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$76.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.50

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$0.00

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