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Mrs. Walsh from Middletown CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books for Babies!

My students need board books to welcome their new baby siblings!

  • $198 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Over 80% of our students come from disadvantaged backgrounds. Many of these children don't have access to the selection of reading and math materials that children from more affluent families take for granted. Our children have a great hunger for knowledge but often lack the materials to fulfill this appetite. Our school is a neighborhood school in a small New England city. There is a strong sense of community here between parents, staff, and residents that truly makes a difference in the school experience.

My Project

We know how important it is for a child to be exposed to books and reading from a young age. This exposure to books should start right from birth. We want to ensure that each family in our school with a new baby has access to great books to read to their babies!

When a child in my class welcomes a new sibling, it is important that we share the love of reading right from the start.

These new board books will be given to "big brothers and sisters" to bring home and read with their new babies at home.

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

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Buen día, buenas noches (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $14.04 1 $14.04
Buenas noches, luna • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
La oruga muy hambrienta: Spanish board book (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.19 1 $9.19
Pat the Bunny (Touch and Feel Book) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Ten Little Night Stars • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Whooo Loves Baby (Little Bird Greetings) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Special Delivery (Little Bird Greetings) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
So Big! (Little Bird Greetings Keepsake Book) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? • Amazon Business $6.08 1 $6.08
Toes, Ears, & Nose! A Lift-the-Flap Book • Amazon Business $5.97 1 $5.97
First 100 Words Bilingual: Primeras 100 palabras - Spanish-English Bilingual (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.87 1 $5.87
Peek-a Moo! • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Giraffes Can't Dance • Amazon Business $5.06 1 $5.06
Baby Loves Summer!: A Karen Katz Lift-the-Flap Book (Karen Katz Lift-the-Flap Books) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Dear Zoo: A Lift-the-Flap Book • Amazon Business $4.71 1 $4.71
I Am a Big Sister • Amazon Business $4.71 1 $4.71
I Am a Big Brother • Amazon Business $4.38 1 $4.38
Where Is Baby's Belly Button? A Lift-the-Flap Book • Amazon Business $4.19 1 $4.19
The Going-To-Bed Book • Amazon Business $4.19 1 $4.19
Moo Baa La La La • Amazon Business $4.19 1 $4.19
My New Baby • Amazon Business $3.61 1 $3.61

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