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  • $380 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Silvestry
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Big Books For Big Learners!

My students need 10 various big books that they can read and listen to. They also need a class set of 10 blank big books to create our own "BIG" stories!

I teach wonderful little Pre-K children in a high need community. The children absolutely love to hear and "read" many stories a day. Their favorite part of storytime is when I read big books.

Unfortunately many of my big books are very old and falling apart. Many of the big books I have been supplied with throughout the years are boring and have no connection to our curriculum. I do not have big book versions of books I often use such as social studies, science, and favorite read-alouds. When I read my little books to the children, they often complain of not being able to see and when they read them independently, they often argue over the books since it's not large enough for children to share.

Our class desperately needs new big books. Big Books are important because they allow all children to see the pictures clearly. They also allow them to see the print and learn reading strategies that I model for them such as pointing to the words and using picture clues to figure out unknown words. Shared reading with big books is so important because it helps children learn how to read and learn to love reading! They will also be so excited when they are able to read their favorite stories together because it's big enough to share with a few reading buddies! My class also needs a class set of blank big books so the children can be proud authors of our very own class big books!

By donating to this cause, you will make it possible for my students to be able to clearly see the stories I am reading and learn important reading strategies. You will make it possible for my students to become beaming authors of their own big books which they can read to each other. Most important, you will make it possible for my students to love literature and writing. Seeing, hearing, and reading these new big books will make my little students big, happy learners! Please donate to this cause. Thank you!

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BIG BOOK CLOUDY W/CHANCE OF MEATBALLS SC • Childcraft, Inc. $26.95 1 $26.95
The Little Prince Francesca Zambello • Barnes and Noble $13.49 1 $13.49
Red or Blue, I Like You! Big Book: A Sesame Street Big Book Sesame Street, Sesame Street (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $17.99 1 $17.99
LL674 - Blank Big Book - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning $27.95 1 $27.95
TT615 - All About Me Big Book • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
BIG BOOK FOLLOWING THE RULES SOFTCOVER • Childcraft, Inc. $14.99 1 $14.99
BIG BOOK CHICKA CHICKA BOOM BOOM SC • Childcraft, Inc. $26.95 1 $26.95
Can Kids Save the Earth? Big Book • Kaplan Early Learning Company $27.52 1 $27.52
One World Many Cultures Big Book • Kaplan Early Learning Company $28.38 1 $28.38
BIG BOOK CORDUROY SOFTCOVER • Childcraft, Inc. $26.95 1 $26.95
BIG BOOK CAPS FOR SALE SOFTCOVER • Childcraft, Inc. $24.99 1 $24.99

Materials cost

$261.11

Vendor shipping charges

$26.11

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$311.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.27

Total project goal

$379.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$379.27

1 Donor

-$365.88

Donations toward project cost

-$311.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.39

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 18 students.

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