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Mrs. Brown from Kirkland WA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Caring For Our Earth and Community

My students need literary inspiration to understand how important our earth and greater community are. We also need grabber tools for community service opportunities.

  • $595 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are eager to learn and love our close-knit community. Each kiddo is unique in their learning style, academic strengths and, of course, personality. They enjoy being creative and learning in new and unexpected ways. We love to be moving around and collaborating with one another whenever we can.

Most of all my kiddos enjoy sharing, joking and being around one another.

We're a big, wonderful, goofy family in our school and luckily we surrounded by an equally wonderful community.

My Project

These materials will help me to teach my students about the importance of taking care of our earth as well as our greater community. The books I am requesting will be the launching point for projects that help my kiddos to make a difference. I have chosen books with themes on Earth Day, recycling, the importance of nature and what happens to trash. Other impactful books I chose focus on hunger, homelessness and stories of kids and families less fortunate. These books will help to get important conversations started in an age appropriate way. In this project I have also requested grabber tools to help put our Earth Day clean up project into action. These tools will keep my kids safe while they work hard to clean up our community.

Through literary inspiration my students will see though they are small, their impact can be mighty.

I want to help them to become aware of what is going on all around us and what they can do to help. Let's be doers and not just dreamers.

Whether it is recycling, planting a tree, starting a food drive, donating shoes or clothes, these kids can make a difference in the lives of others and hopefully inspire others to follow in their footsteps.

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This project will reach 85 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Grabber Tool,FitPlus Premium Reacher Tool 32" Plus 2 Year Warranty • Amazon Business $11.15 12 $133.80
Heal the Earth (A Julian Lennon White Feather Flier Adventure) • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
The Curious Garden • Amazon Business $14.12 1 $14.12
Heroes of the Environment: True Stories of People Who Are Helping to Protect Our Planet • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
Boxes for Katje (Rise and Shine) • Amazon Business $13.75 1 $13.75
Charlie and Lola: We Are Extremely Very Good Recyclers • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Maddi's Fridge • Amazon Business $13.43 1 $13.43
What Do You Do With a Chance? • Amazon Business $12.94 1 $12.94
Touch the Earth (A Julian Lennon White Feather Flier Adventure) • Amazon Business $12.23 1 $12.23
City Green • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
The Mitten Tree • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Stand in My Shoes: Kids Learning About Empathy • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Green City: How One Community Survived a Tornado and Rebuilt for a Sustainable Future • Amazon Business $10.78 1 $10.78
The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever • Amazon Business $10.53 1 $10.53
I Am Earth: An Earth Day Book for Kids • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
What a Waste: Where Does Garbage Go? • Amazon Business $9.52 1 $9.52
The EARTH Book • Amazon Business $9.34 1 $9.34
Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion (Scientists in the Field Series) • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
10 Things I Can Do to Help My World • Amazon Business $8.24 1 $8.24
We Planted a Tree • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Earth And I (Rise and Shine) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Recycle!: A Handbook for Kids • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Compost Stew: An A to Z Recipe for the Earth • Amazon Business $7.67 1 $7.67
Earth Day Every Day (Cloverleaf Books: Planet Protectors) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Uncle Willie and the Soup Kitchen (Reading Rainbow Book) • Amazon Business $6.41 1 $6.41
Energy Island: How one community harnessed the wind and changed their world • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Don't Throw That Away!: 1,001 Ways to Reuse Your Stuff • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Magic School Bus Gets Recycled (Scholastic Reader, Level 2) • Amazon Business $5.45 1 $5.45
Why Should I Recycle? (Why Should I? Books) • Amazon Business $4.44 1 $4.44
Where Does the Garbage Go? (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $4.40 1 $4.40
How to Help the Earth-by the Lorax (Dr. Seuss) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle: A Story About Recycling (Little Green Books) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
I Can Save the Earth!: One Little Monster Learns to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle (Little Green Books) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Adventures of an Aluminum Can: A Story About Recycling (Little Green Books) • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74

Materials cost

$430.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$37.70

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$504.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.11

Total project goal

$594.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$594.07

4 Donors

-$347.03

Donations toward project cost

-$294.98

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.05

match offer

-$247.04

Match offer toward project cost

-$209.98

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.06

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$0.00

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