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Ms. McKenzie from Lakewood CO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books N Bean Bags!

My students need access to books that will spark their imaginations, and they need comfortable places like bean bags to enjoy reading.

  • $426 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

There is never a dull moment in our classroom. What I love most about my students is how respectful they are of each other. Our class discussions are always so enriching because students feel safe in our classroom community sharing ideas with their peers.

Providing access to meaningful learning materials is one of the best ways I can support students.

It can be very difficult to get help for materials in our neighborhood because some of our families are more worried about being able to put food on the table. I use DonorsChoose.org as a way to give my students the learning opportunities they deserve.

My Project

By using these books, my students will be able to not only increase their skills as readers but also as writers. We use a lot of mentor texts that we get from our school library to guide our writing. With these books in our classroom library, students will have access to these resources any time of the day. I also want my students to be able to take these books home and read them with their parents. Reading with your child is one of the most important things you can do with them. If students have access to their own books through our classroom library, they will be able to make that connection with their parents via reading at night with them. The bean bags are the kids' favorite place to sit, but the ones we currently have are ripping apart!

Ms. McKenzie
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CK20RD - Little Beanbag Seat - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 3 $149.97
MasterChef Junior Cookbook: Bold Recipes and Essential Techniques to Inspire Young Cooks • Amazon Business $12.90 1 $12.90
The Wild Robot • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
The Wild Robot Escapes • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
The Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19
The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13) • Amazon Business $11.16 1 $11.16
Kid Chef Bakes: The Kids Cookbook for Aspiring Bakers • Amazon Business $11.12 1 $11.12
Willa of the Wood • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
National Geographic Kids Everything Mythology: Begin Your Quest for Facts, Photos, and Fun Fit for Gods and Goddesses • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
Dork Diaries 13: Tales from a Not-So-Happy Birthday • Amazon Business $9.78 1 $9.78
Trapped in a Video Game (Book 2): The Invisible Invasion • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
Trapped in a Video Game (Book 1) • Amazon Business $9.35 1 $9.35
Trapped in a Video Game: Book Three (Volume 3) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Lionel Messi (Real Bios) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Code 7: Cracking the Code for an Epic LIfe • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Scholastic Year in Sports 2018 • Amazon Business $6.51 1 $6.51
The Key to Extraordinary • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
I Survived the Attack of the Grizzlies, 1967 (I Survived #17) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$307.31

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.67

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$361.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.81

Total project goal

$425.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$425.40

2 Donors

-$425.40

Donations toward project cost

-$361.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$63.81

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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