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Mrs. Wild from Kenner LA is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Gift of Language

My students need teacher-made overlays for augmentative communication devices, theme related books and vocabulary BINGO games. We need INK!

  • $261 goal

This project expired on September 8, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give." Winston Churchill You can give my students the gift of language. You purchase the ink and I will make games, books, and overlays for augmentative communication devices.

My students are 4 and 5 years of age.

They attend a special education class and look forward to blending opportunities with friends from the general education pre-k class. They are happy and wonderful! They give more than they will ever receive. Their favorite activities include center time with peers, listening to a story, art, and computer.

My Project

Ink is very expensive, and I am required to purchase it. I have already used 6 cartridges this year. I use my printer with a program called, Boardmaker, to create overlays for communication devices, that will allow my nonverbal students to make choices and identify theme related pictures. Theme related books, individualized picture schedules, labeled class equipment, vocabulary BINGO games and many other materials promote language development and increase vocabulary.

Give my students the gift of language.

Each created activity provides my students with increased opportunities to develop a functional communication system. Their is no greater gift than the gift of language.

Mrs. Wild
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 7 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP 56 Twin Pack - print cartridge • Best Buy $41.99 1 $41.99
HP 57 Plus - print cartridge • Best Buy $45.99 1 $45.99
Canon PG 210 XL - ink tank • Best Buy $21.99 1 $21.99
Canon CL 211 XL - ink tank • Best Buy $26.99 1 $26.99
HP Advanced Photo Paper - glossy photo paper - 100 sheet(s) • Best Buy $25.99 1 $25.99

Materials cost

$162.95

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$14.26

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.44

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$221.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.11

Total project goal

$260.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$260.76

1 Donor

-$130.37

Donations toward project cost

-$110.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.55

match offer

-$130.39

Match offer toward project cost

-$110.83

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.56

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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