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Mrs. Kosh from Daly City CA is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Support Rising Enrollment in Transitional Kindergarten!

My students need Lakeshore literacy, math, and pretend play centers, including the Language Instant Learning, Early Math Activity, and Classroom Vet Centers.

  • $1,274 goal

This project expired on March 25, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is a combination transitional kindergarten (TK) and kindergarten classroom, and this year the number of TK students in my class has tripled compared to previous years. California has not yet adopted standards or curriculum for TK, so we are working hard to differentiate for our students.

My students are hardworking and enthusiastic, and very eager to learn.

Eighty percent of our population is economically disadvantaged and this impacts our school budget and resources. The materials in my classroom for pretend play are old and outdated. More than half of my students are English Language Learners and pretend play is critical for their vocabulary development.

My Project

The high-quality Lakeshore pretend play materials in this project have literacy and math activities built in naturally, and the vocabulary cards will expand the play and learning even more. The early reading and math materials will help us differentiate for our TK students, with materials designed to build solid foundations in preparation for the kindergarten common core state standards.

These Lakeshore materials, which are built to last, will have a significant impact on our ability to provide a differentiated and developmentally appropriate curriculum for our TK students.

Mrs. Kosh
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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15 donors15 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ603 - Word Building Magnetic Letters - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 30 $209.70
TT830X - Language Instant Learning Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
LL786X - Double-Sided Magnetic Write & Wipe Mini Board - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $38.50 3 $115.50
RR900X - Let’s Go Shopping Food Baskets - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
DD560X - Vocabulary Development Photo Card Libraries - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $95.00 1 $95.00
DG546 - Magna-Tiles® - Starter Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $51.99 1 $51.99
FF186 - Early Math Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
PP723 - Real-Working Cash Register • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
KT2905 - Classroom Label Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PP718 - Classroom Vet Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GG271 - Let’s Pretend Restaurant Writing Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LL688 - Learn to Count! Dough Mats • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$951.13

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$87.03

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.27

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,082.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$191.02

Total project goal

$1,273.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,273.45

13 Donors

-$684.00

Donations toward project cost

-$587.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$96.60

Matching donations from our partners

-$582.39

Match offers toward project cost

-$495.03

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$87.36

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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