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Ms. Richardson from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Today A Reader, Tomorrow A Leader

Help me give my students storytelling lapboards, magnetic sound sorting boards, write and wipe boards, alpha bots, storytelling puppets, and a hear myself sound phone center.

  • $727 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our preschool classroom recently opened and so for most of my students this is their first time being in school! This just happens to be the most awesome bunch of Pre-K students I have ever encountered: they are brave, kind, inquisitive, talkative, energetic, great listeners and just an all around ball of fun. My students represent a range of different cultures, backgrounds and races. It is so exciting to be a part of a learning environment where parents are an awesome support system!

My Project

My Pre-K students are always interested in “reading” books, asking me to write their name, spell family member’s names and they are becoming more aware of print around them daily. But, our classroom, being a new classroom, is lacking many vital Pre-k literacy materials like magnetic letters and letter stamps for name and word building and other phonological awareness and phonics games. There is also a shortage on books and a variety of reading materials such as felt board stories, books on CDs and puppets. With these materials, my students will be able to experience literature in a multitude of ways. My students are self motivated and love materials they can engage and explore independently and with guidance! They are so hungry for knowledge!

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

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA955X - Lakeshore Storytelling Kits - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $169.00 1 $169.00
LL435X - Magnetic Sound Sorting Boards - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $85.00 1 $85.00
LL628 - Double-Sided Magnetic Write & Wipe Board - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 6 $53.94
GG562 - Build-A-Word Houses • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
DD863 - Dot & Learn! Phonemic Awareness Journal - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LC270X - Storytelling Puppets - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
AC225 - Alpha-Bots • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LL248 - Alphabet Picture Magnets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LC744 - Write the Letter Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LA998 - Storytelling Lapboard • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 2 $19.98
EE525 - Hear Myself Alphabet Sound Phone Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
PP471 - Clear-View Alphabet Stamps - Uppercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
PP470 - Clear-View Alphabet Stamps - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
LC206 - Magnetic Letters - Uppercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
LC207 - Magnetic Letters - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$578.81

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$617.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$108.97

Total project goal

$726.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$726.46

11 Donors

-$363.23

Donations toward project cost

-$308.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.48

match offer

-$363.22

Match offer toward project cost

-$308.74

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.48

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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