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Ms. Thoma from Oshkosh WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Inspired and Motivated Students, One Book at a Time

My students need an inspirational and motivational library of new books!

  • $1,012 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kindergarten classroom is a place for students to feel welcome, safe, accepted, and comfortable! Kindergarten is a year of many firsts for students, and they deserve to have a personalized learning experience!

Five and six-year-olds are full of curiosity, wonder, and excitement and my job as their teacher is to provide them an environment where they can fulfill all of these qualities.

Each of my students is unique and I want to provide each students with a unique learning experience!

My Project

I want to provide my students with books that will both inspire them and motivate them to be more mindful, empathetic, compassionate, caring, persistent, confident, and resilient.

Kindergarten is a time for students to learn and grow, and what better way to help than through a library of new books!

Children are like sponges and what they see and hear can be part of them. Reading books about mindfulness, empathy, compassion, caring, perseverance, confidence, and resilience will instill these great attributes in my students.

The more I expose my students to these great qualities, the more they are likely to expose them to others!

Ms. Thoma
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Iggy Peck, Architect • Amazon Business $16.16 1 $16.16
One Smile • Amazon Business $15.93 1 $15.93
Lost. Found.: A Picture Book • Amazon Business $15.63 1 $15.63
Kindness Is Cooler, Mrs. Ruler • Amazon Business $15.19 1 $15.19
Almost • Amazon Business $15.12 1 $15.12
Flight School • Amazon Business $15.03 1 $15.03
How to Catch a Star • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Katherine's Bike Was Wonderfully Strange • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Two • Amazon Business $14.82 1 $14.82
Stick and Stone • Amazon Business $14.66 1 $14.66
It's Tough to Lose Your Balloon • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Poor Doreen: A Fishy Tale • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Hey, Little Ant • Amazon Business $14.22 1 $14.22
Noah Chases the Wind (Redleaf Lane - Early Experiences) • Amazon Business $14.16 1 $14.16
Stuck • Amazon Business $14.13 1 $14.13
If I Never Forever Endeavor • Amazon Business $14.06 1 $14.06
Amazing Grace (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97
Be Kind • Amazon Business $13.61 1 $13.61
Be Kind • Amazon Business $13.61 1 $13.61
Zen Socks • Amazon Business $13.43 1 $13.43
Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle • Amazon Business $13.38 1 $13.38
Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon • Amazon Business $13.05 1 $13.05
Awesome Is Everywhere • Amazon Business $12.90 1 $12.90
Zen Shorts (Caldecott Honor Book) • Amazon Business $12.85 1 $12.85
Zen Ties • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Ada Twist, Scientist • Amazon Business $12.10 1 $12.10
Rosie Revere, Engineer • Amazon Business $12.08 1 $12.08
Ish (Creatrilogy) • Amazon Business $12.00 1 $12.00
Red: A Crayon's Story • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
Listening with My Heart: A story of kindness and self-compassion • Amazon Business $11.66 1 $11.66
The Most Magnificent Thing • Amazon Business $11.64 1 $11.64
You're All Kinds of Wonderful • Amazon Business $11.61 1 $11.61
Draw the Line • Amazon Business $11.60 1 $11.60
The Energy Bus for Kids: A Story about Staying Positive and Overcoming Challenges • Amazon Business $11.57 1 $11.57
You Get What You Get (Little Boost) • Amazon Business $11.02 1 $11.02
What Do You Do With a Problem? • Amazon Business $11.00 1 $11.00
Just Because: Where Seeing Another Point of View Makes a Better You • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
You and Me and the Wishing Tree • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Not Yet • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Stand in My Shoes: Kids Learning About Empathy • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes • Amazon Business $10.78 1 $10.78
Zero • Amazon Business $10.75 1 $10.75
Rude Cakes • Amazon Business $10.70 1 $10.70
Courage • Amazon Business $10.13 1 $10.13
The Recess Queen • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Beautiful Oops! • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
What Shoes Will You Wear? • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Wilma Jean the Worry Machine • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
The OK Book • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Don't Be Afraid to Drop • Amazon Business $9.76 1 $9.76
The Dot • Amazon Business $9.67 1 $9.67
Personal Space Camp • Amazon Business $9.35 1 $9.35
Each Kindness (Jane Addams Award Book (Awards)) • Amazon Business $9.14 1 $9.14
Bubble Gum Brain • Amazon Business $8.91 1 $8.91
The Hug Store • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
The Kindness Quilt • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Freedom Summer • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Big Al • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
How to Heal a Broken Wing • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Name Jar • Amazon Business $7.67 1 $7.67
Salt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
The Juice Box Bully: Empowering Kids to Stand Up for Others • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary Deed • Amazon Business $7.22 1 $7.22
Those Shoes • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Rosie's Brain (Rosie & Friends: Kids Who Are Mindful & Kind) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage To Be Who You Are • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89
The Jelly Donut Difference: Sharing Kindness with the World • Amazon Business $6.71 1 $6.71
Never give up (building resilience and persistence in kids) • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $6.40 1 $6.40
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • Amazon Business $6.32 1 $6.32
Do Unto Otters: A Book About Manners • Amazon Business $5.64 1 $5.64
What If Everybody Did That? (What If Everybody? Series) • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Soda Pop Head • Amazon Business $4.40 1 $4.40
I'm Having a Sky Blue Day!: A Colorful Book about Feelings (Crayola) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$817.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.27

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$860.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$151.77

Total project goal

$1,011.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,011.78

1 Donor

-$1,011.78

Donations toward project cost

-$860.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$151.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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