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Mrs. Balli from Placedo TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Will Survive and Thrive!

Help me give my students new books to replace the ones we lost. The puppets will help them learn how to retell stories ,which is an important concept for this grade level.

  • $581 goal

This project expired on June 14, 2019.

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My Students

I teach at a Title I school and many of my students come from families that just cannot afford educational resources such as books or other materials. My students and their families rely on the school to provide a quality education that will ensure their success in the future. My students love learning. They are so enthusiastic about school each day and they soak up everything I teach them like little sponges. Every child in my kindergarten class is reading! They have worked very hard to achieve this goal and I am so very proud of each and every one of them.

Last year, many of the families of my students were affected by Hurricane Harvey.

This year, we started the school year back in our redone classroom. Unfortunately, we discovered around Christmas time that bats had gotten into our school and we soon had an infestation. We had to temporarily relocate to another campus in our district. Due to the bats we lost our entire school library full of books (a loss of thousands of dollars of books). I lost an entire classroom full of books and materials. My students need your help so that they can continue learning.

My Project

Due to Hurricane Harvey many of our books and materials were lost or damaged. Then, bats came into our school, causing us to lose almost everything we had left, including new items our school had just purchased for us.

With your help my students will have new books and learning resources with which to grow and meet their full potential.

It is imperative that young children learn from quality literature-based instruction. My students love story time and they will benefit from hearing stories read aloud every day. The word building sets, the Chicka Chicka Boom Boom set, and the math materials can be used by my students during station time for independent learning.

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

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG166 - Goldilocks & the Three Bears Storytelling Puppet Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
TT682 - Learning Sight-Words Activity Chest • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
GG167 - The Three Little Pigs Storytelling Puppet Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LA645 - Activity Tree for Chicka Chicka Boom Boom • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LC260X - Storytelling Puppets - Set 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
TT827 - Building Words Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FF468 - Magnetic Sight-Word Sentence Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD764 - Count and Link • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
DD611GR - Whoo’s Listening Headphones - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
BK3311 - The Rainbow Fish Hardcover Book • Lakeshore Learning Materials $18.95 1 $18.95
BW632 - LMNO Peas Hardcover Book • Lakeshore Learning Materials $17.99 1 $17.99
AT564 - Giraffes Can’t Dance Hardcover Book • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
BK1832 - It Looked Like Spilt Milk Hardcover Book • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
BK694 - How Do Dinosaurs Go to School? Hardcover Book • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
LL688 - Learn to Count! Dough Mats • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
PP808 - Lakeshore Hand Pointers - Set of 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 1 $10.99
VR455 - Magnetic Hooks - Set of 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
LC207 - Magnetic Letters - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

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