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  • 3 donors
  • $464 still needed
  • $500 goal
Ms. Duffy
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 3 donors
  • $464 still needed
Distance learning
These materials will help students continue learning through school closures and other scheduling uncertainties related to coronavirus. Items will be delivered to the location chosen by the teacher.

Adventure With Imagination

Help me give my students a field trip from reality with these amazing imagination building books.

My Students

I teach Pre-K at a very diverse school in Hartford, CT. The school holds classrooms from Pre-K to 8th grade. Our school sadly has been closed since March 16th and it has been a huge adjustment for everyone in my classroom. Not being able to see each other face to face has been very difficult. It has been mostly difficult because we did not know that, that was going to be our last day together as a class. One way I have created normalcy for my students has been reading to them. The students love seeing me read because it takes them out of reality for just a short while and brings them back into the classroom with me.

I am running out of time though because I am running out of books at home to read to my students.

I would like to maximize my distance learning with my students by expanding my book selection to keep my class connected.

My Project

Since distance learning has started, I have been posting on my class dojo read aloud videos every day. Sadly, my library is running out, I need help so I can continue to read to my class. These books will allow me to get through the rest of the year. My students love reading with me because books take them on a field trip into their imagination out of reality. Please help me purchase books so I can create engaging read aloud videos for my students.

Reading helps build an escape from reality and takes them on a trip into their imagination building lifelong readers.

The library I put together is filled with imagination, diversity, beautiful images, mindfulness, and adventure. I chose educational titles that have been highly recommended by teaching professionals to keep my students engaged. When we are able to return to school all of these amazing books will be added to my classroom library, for future students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sloths Don't Run • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
My Magical Choices (The Magic of Me Series) • Amazon Business $15.15 1 $15.15
Flo: A Picture Book • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Nothing Rhymes with Orange: (Cute Children's Books, Preschool Rhyming Books, Children's Humor Books, Books about Friendship) • Amazon Business $14.61 1 $14.61
Over in the Jungle: A Rainforest Rhyme (Sharing Nature with Children Book) • Amazon Business $14.60 1 $14.60
Scribble Stones • Amazon Business $14.59 1 $14.59
Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion • Amazon Business $13.67 1 $13.67
I'm NOT just a Scribble... • Amazon Business $13.64 1 $13.64
Penguin Problems • Amazon Business $13.61 1 $13.61
Peanut Butter & Cupcake • Amazon Business $13.60 1 $13.60
Izzy Gizmo • Amazon Business $13.33 1 $13.33
What Should Danny Do? (The Power to Choose Series) • Amazon Business $13.19 1 $13.19
Living Things and Nonliving Things: A Compare and Contrast Book (Arbordale Collection) • Amazon Business $12.40 1 $12.40
The Umbrella • Amazon Business $11.74 1 $11.74
Sully the Seahorse: A book about self-esteem and resilience (Sea School Stories) • Amazon Business $11.37 1 $11.37
Save the Ocean (Save the Earth) • Amazon Business $11.35 1 $11.35
The Hiccupotamus • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
The Word Collector • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
I Don't Want to Be a Frog • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Giraffe Problems • Amazon Business $10.85 1 $10.85
Breathe Like a Bear: 30 Mindful Moments for Kids to Feel Calm and Focused Anytime, Anywhere • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
How Much Does a Ladybug Weigh? (Wild Facts & Amazing Math) • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
Books That Drive Kids CRAZY!: This Book Is Red • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Julián Is a Mermaid • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
My Mouth Is A Volcano • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Dragons Love Tacos • Amazon Business $9.50 1 $9.50
Iggy Peck, Architect (The Questioneers) • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
Not Every Princess • Amazon Business $9.29 1 $9.29
Bear's New Friend (The Bear Books) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
AlphaOops!: The Day Z Went First • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Mindfulness Moments for Kids: Listen Like an Elephant • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Invisible String • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79

Materials cost

$380.75

Vendor shipping charges

$7.98

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$424.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.90

Total project goal

$499.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$499.34

2 Donors

-$30.00

Donations toward project cost

-$26.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

match offer

-$5.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$4.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$463.46

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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