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Mrs. Leischner from Middletown IL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Tools Making Reading Fun

My students need more tools such as storage, pencils, and Wireless Karaoke Microphone to make reading more engaging and fun for us to learn!

  • $173 goal

This project expired on May 15, 2018.

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My Students

Many of my students who walk into my classroom have never been to any sort of educational setting before. Therefore, when they enter my classroom they are introduced to many things that they have never seen before.

Consequently, my students are so excited to explore and discover new things in kindergarten.

They love learning new letters and their sounds. They especially love new and engaging activities to learn them with. We become close learning and experiencing together. We're excited for new tools to help make reading fun!

My Project

My students love anything that makes their learning more fun and engaging. One thing that we especially love in my classroom is singing and dancing. Every day we come up with new songs to help us remember our sounds and sight words. The Bluetooth Speaker Machine will engage students when they get to lead the chants with music and dancing.

Many of the other tools will help us get more engaged for our guided reading time together.

This is a time that I get to sit down with a small group and work on their individual needs as readers. We will love being about to use the finger pointers as a new and fun way to track our reading. The Tap Lights will help us break down those simple CVC words by tapping each sound that we hear. The Slap Bands bracelets will help us "slap on" the final sound as we are chopping the words out as we read.

My students are also going to love the opportunity to build with Play-Doh in their word work center. The Crayola erasable colored pencils are the perfect tools to use in our spelling center so that my students can easily erase their mistakes.

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

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This project will reach 9 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
BONAOK Updated Wireless Karaoke Microphone,Valentine's Day Gift 3-in-1 Gold Microphone Portable Built-in Bluetooth Speaker Machine for iPhone Apple Android PC and Smartphone • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
Shagalicious Bedrest, Turquoise • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
1) New Sterilite 20758004 Clearview Small 5 Drawer Desktop Storage Unit White • Amazon Business $15.25 1 $15.25
Lee Tippi Micro Gel Fingertip Grips - Size 5 Small - 10 Pack (S61050) • Amazon Business $9.04 1 $9.04
25 Mega Pack Slap Bracelets | Slap Bands Birthday Party Supplies Favors with Hearts & Animal Print | One Size Fits All | For Kids, Boys, And Girls | By Dazzling Toys • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Fun Express Magnificent Magnifying Glasses (10 Piece) • Amazon Business $8.13 1 $8.13
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 10-Pack Case of Colors (Amazon Exclusive), Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 2-Ounce Cans • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Crayola; Erasable Colored Pencils; Art Tools; 36 Count; Perfect for Art Projects and Adult Coloring • Amazon Business $7.94 1 $7.94
Meridian Electric 11141 10 cm LED Cylinder Tap Light, (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $3.63 1 $3.63

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