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Mrs. Cain from Richmond KY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Children and Families Read Best Together!

My students need a family literacy center where there are options to take their favorite books home and read it with their families.

  • $546 goal

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My Students

ESH Head Start Program is home to 72 children. Our center's main population is for the children in the Scholar House Program; which is for single parents going to school full time. We are taking a whole-family approach where education is key for not only the parents going to school but for the children birth to five years of age.

We also provide services to families living in poverty, homelessness, or are in foster care.

Our Head Start program is a comprehensive early learning program for preschool-aged children. It is designed to meet children's emotional, social, health, nutritional, and psychological needs.

My Project

Our program really focuses on the importance of family engagement and doing activities together as a family. We want to express the importance of reading to our children on a daily basis and what a difference it will make for our children to be read to at school and at home, but to be able to do this we have to give them the resources to do so.

Children at the preschool age are very curious and ask many questions on different topics, especially topics that can be scary to them.

Several of the books that we have picked are great books for parents to read at home and be able to explain the meaning of each topic with the book. We would have the same books in our classrooms so that they could talk to not only their teachers about it but also their parents if they would like to carry on the conversation.

Mrs. Cain
Grades PreK-2

This project will reach 72 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! • AKJ Education $3.59 8 $28.72
Stone Soup • AKJ Education $6.53 4 $26.12
Look, Listen, Taste, Touch, and Smell Learning About Your Five Senses • AKJ Education $6.53 4 $26.12
Me and My Amazing Body • AKJ Education $5.83 4 $23.32
My Healthy Body • AKJ Education $4.34 4 $17.36
A Day in the Life of a Police Officer • AKJ Education $3.59 4 $14.36
Big Machines • AKJ Education $3.59 4 $14.36
Plants Bite Back • AKJ Education $3.59 4 $14.36
A Trip to the Dentist • AKJ Education $3.59 4 $14.36
Welcome To China • AKJ Education $3.59 4 $14.36
Water Everywhere • AKJ Education $3.59 4 $14.36
A Day in the Life of a Builder • AKJ Education $3.59 4 $14.36
Garden Friends • AKJ Education $3.59 4 $14.36
Whatever the Weather • AKJ Education $3.59 4 $14.36
Sniffles, Sneezes, Hiccups, and Coughs • AKJ Education $3.59 4 $14.36
A Bed for the Winter • AKJ Education $3.59 4 $14.36
Winking, Blinking, Wiggling, and Waggling • AKJ Education $3.59 4 $14.36
Spiders' Secrets • AKJ Education $3.59 4 $14.36
A Day in the Life of a Firefighter • AKJ Education $3.59 4 $14.36
Busy Buzzy Bee • AKJ Education $3.59 4 $14.36
Fire Fighter! • AKJ Education $3.59 4 $14.36
Tornadoes (DK Readers) • AKJ Education $1.75 8 $14.00
Amazing Buildings • AKJ Education $3.19 4 $12.76
Frogs and Toads • AKJ Education $3.19 4 $12.76
Earthquakes and Other Natural Disasters • AKJ Education $3.19 4 $12.76
Kingfisher Readers L2: Amazing Animal Senses • AKJ Education $2.91 4 $11.64
Spacebusters The Race to the Moon • AKJ Education $2.91 4 $11.64

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