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  • $425 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Kadar
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 11 donors
  • $0 still needed

Amazing Authors!

My students need a digital camera and blank story books so they can become amazing authors!

My Students

Kindergartners today face the huge challenge of the increasing demand for academics. In AZ this year's kindergartners are required to pass our state testing at the 3rd grade level for promotion and so the stress of achievement is really high!

My class consists of students representing 10 languages all at varying levels!

My students represent many different backgrounds and experiences ranging from traditional middle class upbringing to being raised in the war zones in Iraq. My students are fun loving, eager to learn, and very cooperative!

My Project

Each year I do a project with my students where I take their pictures and incorporate them into books that I make myself. Unfortunately, the technology that I had available to do this is no longer existent. So I am in need of a camera to take pictures of my students working throughout the year. The books we do represent everything they learned in kindergarten. Using actual photos of themselves as the characters in their stories, the students will document their year in story form. It's a really fun project that I know is a keepsake for their families!

Motivating kindergartners to become Amazing Authors is so important to their future success in school!

Students who are excited about learning reach greater heights and this is something I strive to do each day with my kids. Having a camera to continue the photo portion for this project and the hard bound books are going to allow me to take this project to the next level!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Camera, Digital, 10Mp, 3Xopt • Sargent-Welch $179.99 1 $179.99
AA774 - Blank Hardcover Book - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 4 $119.80

Materials cost

$299.79

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.43

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$360.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.66

Total project goal

$424.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$424.38

10 Donors

-$212.19

Donations toward project cost

-$180.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.83

match offer

-$212.19

Match offer toward project cost

-$180.36

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Arizona Community Foundation and 10 other donors.

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