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Mrs. Weaver from North Little Rock AR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building On Books

Help me give my students access to great books and paired learning activities!

  • $625 goal

This project expired on February 15, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school serves students grades pre-k through fifth. My school is located in an area of Arkansas that could be considered in need of repairs. More than 90% of our students participate in a free or reduced-rate lunch program.

Because money is in short supply, I am always looking for ways to help bring exciting new materials into the classroom.

My students have limited experiences, so projects like these help make learning come to life. These experiences will help my students develop a love for learning.

My Project

A library should be the hub of a school or classroom. Students should want to sit down and cozy up with a good book and read for pleasure or for a specific purpose. This year, as our school works toward bridging the gap between Kindergarten and Pre-K, I want to bring in more opportunities for my students to learn about their emotions.

Books make learning come to life for kids, so help me make learning vivid for all kids!

The books I am requesting will help me teach my students about social skills, their emotions, mindfulness, and more. I am also requesting books to align with various hands-on learning opportunities. The book Owls will pair perfectly with our unit about birds when we dissect owl pellets. The Dinosaurs A to Z book will go great as we dig up our own fossils and become paleontologists ourselves. The chart paper will help me document students' learning throughout our studies about our emotions, moral character, and other topics.

Mrs. Weaver
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Large Barn Owl Pellets (Pack of 15) Dissection Kit • Amazon Business $42.95 2 $85.90
Post-it Super Sticky Tabletop Easel Pad, 20 x 23 Inches, 20 Sheets/Pad, 1 Pad (563R), Portable White Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Built-in Easel Stand • Amazon Business $15.98 4 $63.92
National Geographic Mega Fossil Mine – Dig Up 15 Real Fossils • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
Flash Furniture Kid Size Directors Chair in Red • Amazon Business $31.55 1 $31.55
Creative Teaching Press Character Education Books, Set of 12 • Amazon Business $30.36 1 $30.36
Waiting • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Be Kind • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Inside My Imagination • Amazon Business $14.36 1 $14.36
I'm NOT just a Scribble... • Amazon Business $13.93 1 $13.93
Ricky, the Rock that Couldn't Roll • Amazon Business $13.81 1 $13.81
Edupress Classroom Clothesline (EP62449) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
A Handful of Quiet: Happiness in Four Pebbles • Amazon Business $12.58 1 $12.58
The Wonderful Things You Will Be • Amazon Business $11.67 1 $11.67
I Am Proud of Myself! (Mindful Mantras) • Amazon Business $11.27 1 $11.27
I Am Human: A Book of Empathy • Amazon Business $10.52 1 $10.52
Worries Are Not Forever (Best Behavior) • Amazon Business $9.21 1 $9.21
Dinosaur A-Z: For kids who really love dinosaurs! • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
I Can Handle It (Mindful Mantras) (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
They All Saw a Cat • Amazon Business $8.50 1 $8.50
Owls • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Find Your Happy!: A Kid's Self Love Book • Amazon Business $7.91 1 $7.91

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