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Mrs. Johnson from Riverside CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Book Bags for Kindergartners

Help me give my students Best-Buy Book Bags so they can develop the love of reading and being read to.

  • $179 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are curious kindergartners with the love of reading. Having been a kindergarten teacher for many years, I must say these students are the most voracious readers I've ever had. The excitement that comes from a new book to read aloud leaves them giddy with excitement. They ask me to read to them daily.

My students are primarily English language learners and we are at a low income school.

Reading introduces these children to a new world, experiences and most importantly vocabulary.

My Project

My students would really benefit from having these requested Lakeshore Jumbo Best-Buy Book Bags to send home reading materials. Most of my students do not have adequate books for home reading. With these book bags, I can send home quality books on a weekly basis to be read to at home.

Research has shown the importance of children being read to at home with their children as invaluable in their learning to read.

These experiences help students develop listening skills and increases their vocabulary. These skills will be critical in their learning throughout their lives. Reading to children at home also provides parents and children with a bonding experience.

With your help this will be possible to provide my students with books to be sent home year after year.

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

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BG508 - Jumbo Best-Buy Book Bags - Set of 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 6 $65.94
BG507 - Best-Buy Book Bags - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 4 $43.96

Materials cost

$109.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.06

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$151.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.75

Total project goal

$178.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$178.36

5 Donors

-$130.00

Donations toward project cost

-$118.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.00

match offer

-$39.55

Match offer toward project cost

-$33.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.93

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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