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Ms. D'Egidio from Brooklyn NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Absolutely Amazing Alphabet

My students need new interactive alphabet materials, puzzles and games to engage them in developmentally appropriate learning activities.

  • $650 goal

This project expired on September 30, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Can reading failure be predicted? According to research done by the National Institute of Health, it can. How?! By evaluating the strength of a student’s phonemic awareness skills....

Learning the Alphabet has been a challenge for my Kindergarten students who receive phonemic awareness intervention in small, separate group settings everyday with me.

My students, who come from low socioeconomic backgrounds in urban NY, struggle with memory challenges, learning disabilities and language impairments both expressively and receptively. This makes learning on a day to day basis feel very laborious and exhausting. My K students need fun and engaging activities to support their developmental learning. I feel that this can be done by allowing them time to play with and manipulate letters, which will lead them to eventually understand them better.

My Project

Kindergarten and the primary years should be full of discovery, mastery, and excitement. Learning really can be fun...unless you have a learning disability and need lots of repetition, controlled practice and more opportunities to engage in activities than the school day allows. For this project I would like to request 20 Alphabet game center activities that are fun and engaging for my students as they continue to work towards mastery of the Alphabet and eventually move towards understanding the correspondence between letters and sounds in reading and writing. By engaging in the requested games and activities, students will gain self confidence and feel successful both in and out of their classrooms. Providing my Kindergarten students with engaging and meaningful opportunities now will demonstrate positive effects in their reading and writing experiences in the future.

I would like to provide my students with more opportunities to engage with the Alphabet through play and structured activities.

My students already receive intervention because of academic challenges that have been identified. Despite these challenges, my students love school and want to learn all they can while they are here. It is my life goal to foster my student's love of learning despite these challenges and help them to feel as successful as possible.

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT756 - Giant Wooden Alphabet Puzzle - Uppercase • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
LA645 - Activity Tree for Chicka Chicka Boom Boom • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
LL487 - Picture-Letter Magnet Center • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
LL487 - Picture-Letter Magnet Center • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
AA328 - Lowercase Fishing Letters • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
AA322 - Magnetic Alphabet Fishing Set • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
HH879 - Linking Letter Monkeys - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
WF26 - Letters Beanbag Set • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
TT901 - Trucks Alphabet Box • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
TT900 - Frogs Alphabet Box • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
TT898 - Pigs Alphabet Box • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
TT896 - Penguins Alphabet Box • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
TT892 - Ducks Alphabet Box • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
TT893 - Bees Alphabet Box • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
FF315 - Alphabet Mystery Box • Lakeshore Learning $34.95 1 $34.95
LL312 - Magnetic Alphabet Center • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
LL676 - Magnetic Alphabet Maze • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
EE614 - Word Wands • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
RR106 - Student Pointers - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95

Materials cost

$509.05

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$551.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$97.36

Total project goal

$649.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$649.05

1 Donor

-$324.53

Donations toward project cost

-$275.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.68

match offer

-$324.52

Match offer toward project cost

-$275.84

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.68

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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