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Ms. Hagen from Pacoima CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bringing Life to Reading

My students need classic books and puppets to go along with stories to make their reading experience more hands on and engaging.

  • $437 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is located in Pacoima, which is northern San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles. The majority of our learners are hispanic and English Language Learners. My class consists of 2 Transitional Kindergarten learners and 19 Kindergarten learners. About 85% of my learners receive free and reduced lunch.

These learners look forward to coming to school each day and I would like to create a more exciting library for them to help them grow in their reading skills.

All learners deserve to have a fun and enriched reading experience. My kids will get this opportunity by having more books in the classroom for class read alouds.

My Project

Do you remember your favorite book as a child? Well, most likely it was read to you when you were at school. I would like to give my learners the chance to figure out THEIR favorite book by having many different classic books in our classroom. I would also like to make reading more fun by having puppets involved in reading, which allows children to retell the story in a fun and engaging way.

Reading aloud is one of the most important things a teacher can incorporate into her classroom.

Reading aloud introduces the kids to new vocabulary, expressive reading, and the joy of reading. I would like to demonstrate how reading can be fun by having many different and interesting books.

Ms. Hagen
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG265X - Let’s Talk! Storytelling Puppets - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $189.00 1 $189.00
RA714 - Paperback Classics Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $119.00 1 $119.00

Materials cost

$308.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$28.18

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$370.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$65.44

Total project goal

$436.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$436.24

2 Donors

-$436.24

Donations toward project cost

-$370.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.44

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$0.00

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