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Mrs. Smith from Springfield OR is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Words Work

My students need manipulatives for word work center activities. They need magnetic letters, and other materials I can label with letters to use to build words.

  • $329 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

The first and second graders are a very active group. With a blend of two grade levels the dynamic of our class has a wide spread of learners with different abilities and needs. These students are very visual learners, and enjoy working through a hands-on approach.

Our school is a place where all learners are welcome, and we have a built a sense of community together this year.

This group of students has been working hard to be in charge of their learning, and making responsible choices.

My Project

I will label clothespins, cups, and popsicle sticks with letters so that my students have moveable objects to help them practice building, sounding out, and reading words. Having physical objects to move and sort while working on spelling will help my students who are hands on learners to engage in activities.

Giving students a variety of materials to use when practicing word building will allow them to feel in charge of their learning by giving them the power of choice.

My students need manipulative materials to use when working on word building. They will be able to use Alphamagnet letters to build sight words. Given there will be a multitude of new objects for word work, we will use Sterilite tubs to keep our classroom tidy. My students can also use Dry Erase Lap Boards to practice their spelling words in seating of their choice due to the mobility of the whiteboards.

Mrs. Smith
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
STERILITE 17511712 6 Quart/5.7 Liter ClearView Latch Box, Clear with Sweet Plum Latches, 12-Pack • Amazon Business $39.60 2 $79.20
Dry Erase Lap Boards Classroom Pack of 30 Small Whiteboards for Students - 30 Felt Erasers and 30 Black Dry Erase Markers • Amazon Business $53.99 1 $53.99
Nuova Premium Thermal Laminating Pouches, 9" x 11.5"/Letter Size/3 mil, 200 Pack (LP200H) • Amazon Business $15.96 2 $31.92
Classic Big Briks by Strictly Briks | Building Brick Set 100% Compatible with All Major Brands | 2 Large Block Sizes For Ages 3+ | Premium Building Bricks in Blue, Green, Red, and Yellow | 108 Pieces • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Whitmor Natural Wood Clothespins, S/100 • Amazon Business $10.00 2 $20.00
Gmark Wood Craft Sticks 1000 ct, Natural Wood and Colored craft sticks in One Box GM1072 • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Solo 3-Ounce Plastic Bathroom Cups, 150-Count Package (150) • Amazon Business $10.54 1 $10.54
Educational Insights AlphaMagnets- Color-Coded Lowercase (42 pieces) • Amazon Business $6.59 1 $6.59

Materials cost

$245.22

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$278.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.22

Total project goal

$328.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$328.12

8 Donors

-$321.94

Donations toward project cost

-$278.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.04

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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