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Mrs. Pargas from Albuquerque NM is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The Secret to Reading!

Help me give my students The Secret Stories phonics kits, to make learning to read fun!

  • $239 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Kindergarten is an exciting time. Many are coming to school for the very first time. At the beginning of the year, we are learning our ABCs and 123s. By the end of the year, we are reading, writing, and subtracting. There is so much growth in one year.

My students are creative, thoughtful, and full of curiosity!

They absolutely love hands-on, active, and engaging projects. They come to school each day ready to try new things. They are the sweetest bunch around! Truly, they are my inspiration!

My Project

In my class we are lucky that the previous teacher of many years left puzzles and games for us to enjoy. The problem we are having is storing all the boxes. Using the mesh zipper pouch bags I can store their games and puzzles for easy access.

The Phonics Kit from Secret Stories provides the logical explanations for letter sound behavior that learners brains crave!

I recently learned about the Secret Stories in a professional development. The Secret Stories kit is a resource I can use to teach phonics to kindergarteners in a way that is fun and relatable. The phonics kit includes decorative squares for each sound combination like ir, er, and ar and then I share the story for why they make the sounds they do.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
“Decorative Squares” Phonics Kit • the secret stories $105.00 1 $105.00
EOOUT 16pcs Mesh Zipper Pouch Document Bag, Waterproof Zip File Folders, Letter Size/A4 Size, for School Office Supplies, Travel Storage Bags, 8 Colors • Amazon Business $12.99 5 $64.95

Materials cost

$169.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$202.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.74

Total project goal

$238.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$238.24

2 Donors

-$158.83

Donations toward project cost

-$135.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.82

match offer

-$79.40

Match offer toward project cost

-$67.49

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.91

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

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$0.00

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