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Mrs. Chambers from Anchorage AK is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Today's Readers Are Tomorrow's Leaders!

Help me give my students a big book easel stand, a literacy cart, and a listening center to help make literacy instruction more engaging for all students.

  • $986 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 17 kindergarten students at a Title I school in Anchorage, Alaska. My students come from a variety of backgrounds but all share a desire to learn and feel like they belong in our classroom family.

The majority of my 17 students have not attended preschool so we are truly starting from the ground up in literacy and math instruction!

They are a rambunctious and lovable group who are eager to learn. In my classroom I strive to create a family-like community environment in which my students can feel safe enough to learn and grow.

My Project

My students spend 90 minutes of each day on explicit reading instruction. The literacy cart and big book easel stand will make instruction more fluid and allow for higher levels of student engagement when they can see the book and other reading materials. The wobble seat cushions will provide more wiggly students with an outlet for that extra energy as they listen and learn during literacy instruction.

Students need to interact with letters, words, and print in all forms in order to become good readers.

The puzzles and dough stamps allow for tactile engagement with letters as they grow into readers. The listening center adds an additional level of engagement for students. Listening to books on CD allows students to hear words read with fluency and expression without interruption.

Mrs. Chambers
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Book Easel Assembly: Unassembled • Teachers' School Supply $229.67 1 $229.67
Deluxe Chart Stand • Teachers' School Supply $205.80 1 $205.80
FF290 - Best-Buy Listening Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 4 $59.96
LA532 - Lowercase Alphabet Dough Stampers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Timy Wooden Alphabet Puzzle Board • Amazon Business $8.98 2 $17.96

Materials cost

$737.38

Vendor shipping charges

$47.90

State sales tax

$11.06

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.06

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$837.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$147.78

Total project goal

$985.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$985.18

1 Donor

-$985.18

Donations toward project cost

-$837.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$147.78

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$0.00

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