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Mrs. Davis from Payson UT is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Buddy Reading With Our Favorite Characters

Help me give my students a book character plushie to read aloud with.

  • $253 goal

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My Students

This year I moved to first grade after teaching 20 years in kindergarten. I am so delighted to teach this group of bright and eager students.

We love to have new learning adventures every day.

My first grade students are learning new, groundbreaking things in math and literacy. I am especially excited to watch their growth in phonics, writing and math.

My Project

My first graders love to read about their favorite characters. I have a few stuffed characters that they beg to read with.

When they hug a plushie that is in the book they are reading, they light up with confidence and joy.

I want every student to have a character they can read to during our Daily Five buddy reading. My students love to read aloud to a friend. But the noise level can get too high, especially when reading changes to visiting. When they read to a stuffed animal or toy, they are much calmer and more confident in their reading.

Mrs. Davis
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
YOTTOY Mo Willems Collection | Pair of Elephant & Piggie Soft Stuffed Animal Plush Toys – 7” & 5” Sitting • Amazon Business $31.49 1 $31.49
YOTTOY Contemporary Collection | Arnie The Doughnut Soft Stuffed Plush Toy – 7.5” • Amazon Business $24.00 1 $24.00
Aurora - Dr Seuss - 16" Grinch Santa • Amazon Business $16.98 1 $16.98
MerryMakers Scaredy Squirrel Plush Hand Puppet, 12-Inch • Amazon Business $15.00 1 $15.00
KIDS PREFERRED Curious George Monkey Plush - Classic George 12" Stuffed Animal • Amazon Business $14.29 1 $14.29
How the Grinch Stole Christmas!: Full Color Jacketed Edition • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
Narwhal and Jelly Book 1 and Puppet Set (A Narwhal and Jelly Book) • Amazon Business $13.39 1 $13.39
Aurora World Flopsie Bandit Plush Racoon, 12" - 30511 , Grey , Gray • Amazon Business $12.82 1 $12.82
MerryMakers Fly Guy Plush Toy, 8-Inch , Brown • Amazon Business $11.73 1 $11.73
Dragons Love Tacos Book and Toy Set • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Corduroy (Book and Bear) • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Arnie, the Doughnut (The Adventures of Arnie the Doughnut, 1) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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