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Mr. Reisinger from Bridgeport CT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Word Building Fun!

My students need a variety of manipulative spelling activities to include a Boggle Junior game, a V'Tech phonics station, and an I Can Build Simple Word set.

  • $171 goal

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My Students

We are in need of some new tools to make word building fun!

I am a special education teacher working in an urban, high-needs community.

My class consists of 10 students with autism ranging in age from 6 to 10 years old. My students present with a wide range of abilities. Most of my students have communication impairments and use pictures to communicate. They also have sensory issues and are challenged to remain still and focused. Despite their challenges, my students are eager and excited to learn.

My Project

It is my goal to build a well-defined, structured learning environment for my students where they can become independent learners. Throughout the day my students rotate through different activities. During this time my students are all working on skills at many different levels. My students love table top activity time and love learning with manipulatives. I am requesting a few new tools for word building! The V'Tech Phonics game is interactive and will offer feedback on the sounds and words for my students. My students love letter manipulatives and the I Can Build Word Center will guide my students through spelling words. The cards have 2 sides offering students the amount of support they need. The spelling board sets will make sure everyone has tools to work with. My students are multi-sensory learners and will benefit from the hands-on opportunities to build words with these letters. In addition, these activities will help my students to generalize their skills by offering them multiple learning opportunities to build some words!

With your support, my students will have the tools they need for word building fun!

Mr. Reisinger
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT194 - I Can Build Simple Words • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
VTech Lil' Speller Phonics Station • Amazon Business $22.89 1 $22.89
Kleeger Kids Word Puzzle Spelling Toy: Wooden Educational Learning Toy With Storage Case & 8 Friendly Spelling Boards. For Toddlers, Preschool. Improves Vocabulary & Fine Motor Skills • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Melissa & Doug See & Spell Wooden Educational Toy With 8 Double-Sided Spelling Boards and 50+ Letters • Amazon Business $17.48 1 $17.48
MengTing Alphabet Letter Word Spelling Game Spell Words Board Game for Kids Preschoolers Learning Great Educational Play Set • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Boggle Junior Game • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49

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