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Mrs. Sumens from Payson UT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books, Books, Books!

Help me give my students books that will help me teach social and emotional skills as well as growth mindset.

  • $355 goal

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My Students

I am blessed to teach Kindergarten at a Title I school and surround myself daily with excited little learners! I am lucky enough to teach two Kindergarten sessions. (That's 40+ cute kiddos each day!) These little learners come to school excited to learn and grow and it is my responsibility to provide them with ‚Äčeducational opportunities to stretch their minds and deepen their understanding. Through and district foundation grants I am trying to supply my students with the tools necessary to achieve our goals. Many of my students do not have access to books, technology, and educational supplies. I rely on donations to help and support their learning.

My Project

We are hoping to expand our read aloud library with lots of fun new titles to encourage kindness, growth mindset, friendship, and so much more. We are asking for the complete Elephant and Piggie set to discuss all the various aspects of friendship. Books that will encourage us to try and try again after making mistakes, to grow our brains, encourage kindness, and Pigeon books to make us laugh!

We would love to have your help to get us reading and growing through some fun new titles that will make us think, laugh, and maybe even cry.

Books are such a great way to dive into abstract topics and lead to inspiring classroom conversations. These books will provide my kinders with a safe way to tackle tough social‚Äč skills that are so crucial for lifelong success.

Mrs. Sumens
Grades PreK-2

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This project will reach 48 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elephant & Piggie: The Complete Collection (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $75.00 1 $75.00
Choice Time: How to Deepen Learning Through Inquiry and Play, PreK-2 • Amazon Business $23.66 2 $47.32
The Wild Card: 7 Steps to an Educator's Creative Breakthrough • Amazon Business $22.43 2 $44.86
It's a Busload of Pigeon Books! (NEW ISBN) • Amazon Business $17.49 1 $17.49
We Don't Eat Our Classmates • Amazon Business $14.81 1 $14.81
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $13.34 1 $13.34
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Eraser • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Nerdy Birdy • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
I Lost My Tooth! (Unlimited Squirrels) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Be Kind • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98

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