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Ms. Willy from Tacoma WA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Conscientious and Caring Kindergarten Community!

Help me give my students books that teach and promote diversity and resilience!

  • $357 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Kindergartners love to sing, move, explore, engage with each other and see what new skills they can master. Some of them come with previous school experience. For others, this is the very first time they'll be part of a formal school community. We welcome everyone! We meet them where they are and take them as far as they can go.

"Look what I can do" is a common phrase we hear throughout the year!

They are building social-emotional, cognitive, physical, language, literacy and math skills by PLAYING, using their imaginations and lots & lots of practice. They're learning to express opinions and feelings, wait their turn, feel empathy toward others and so much more. It's a tall order for such little people - and they're up for the task. Ready, set, GO!

My Project

Under normal circumstances, kindergartners get to learn all about themselves and each other, as well as what it means to be part of different communities, when they come to school. While COVID-19 has limited where, when and with whom we can interact, these little 5- and 6-year-olds are still counting on us for building a strong foundation of personal, social and academic growth. The stories you provide will help students navigate the wonders and challenges of being human themselves and interacting with other humans - something we're ALL still figuring out!

We'll engage with, and get to know, each other online through the pages of these books - then find familiarity and commonality with the stories and with one another when we unite in person (fingers crossed)!

We're not letting a pandemic get in our way!

In addition, these books are resources for our families. They'll be able to access videos of me reading to their children from their homes and will be supported in having family conversations about the many topics covered. We're expanding our home and classroom libraries, our knowledge, skills and communication!

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

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Little SPOT Takes Action! Box Set (8 Books) • Amazon Business $40.37 1 $40.37
A Little SPOT of Life Skills Box Set (8 Books) • Amazon Business $39.68 1 $39.68
A Little SPOT of Emotion Box Set (8 Books) • Amazon Business $39.65 1 $39.65
Kindness Starts With You - At School • Amazon Business $18.51 1 $18.51
The Good Egg • Amazon Business $15.40 1 $15.40
One Big Heart: A Celebration of Being More Alike than Different • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
I Am Human: A Book of Empathy (I Am Books) • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
All Shapes Matter • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Kindness Starts With You • Amazon Business $11.77 1 $11.77
The Bad Seed • Amazon Business $11.73 1 $11.73
A Little SPOT of Confidence: A Story About Believing In Yourself • Amazon Business $11.48 1 $11.48
The Power of Play: Learning What Comes Naturally • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
The Cool Bean • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48

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