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Mrs. Pike from Babson Park FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Diving Deep into Books!!

My students need books, both fiction and non-fiction, to help them dig deep and explore our units.

  • $593 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I love watching all of the joy my students obtain throughout their first time experiences. My students are eager, excited and enthusiastic as they are experiencing their first year in school. My students move about the room each morning during centers expressing their individual creative minds in so many ways. Students move from reading on the carpet, painting at the art center, writing in their journal to completing their anthology entry and much more.

Let them be little, fill their hearts with laughter, help them grow wings, nurture their sense of wonder, inspire them to believe and love them like there's no tomorrow.

Our school serves students Pre-K- 5th grade. My job is to prepare their little minds with life skills and to install habits that will allow them to succeed every other year in school. Kindergarten is where they find their love to learn and I am excited to stand by their side and guide them through it all.

My Project

I teach Kindergarten through units. We start our year off with Pete the Cat and all of the well known nursery rhymes; Hickory Dickory Dock, Little Miss Muffet, Jack and Jill and Humpty Dumpty. We end our year traveling the 7 continents and exploring all of the animals that are found in the different habitats that exist in these areas.

The students LOVE traveling the world together.

We spend a day or two on each animal. We read, write and complete an art piece on each animal we study.

This is my first year teaching kindergarten at this school. As we begin to close the year and dive into our last unit, our ocean unit, I am reflecting and find that my future students could really benefit from more reading material. My students need a classroom library that allows them to research words, facts and illustrations of the things we are learning about. They are always so eager to read and have a book in their hand. With your help, my students will be able to fall in love with reading even more and have the materials they need to dig deep and explore.

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

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Platypus - Curious Kids Press: Kids book about animals and wildlife, Children's books 4-6 • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Amazing Pictures and Facts About Anteaters: The Most Amazing Fact Book for Kids About Anteaters • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Elmer (Elmer Books) • Amazon Business $11.64 1 $11.64
Sparky! • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
Zebras: Amazing Photos & Fun Facts Book About Zebras For Kids (Remember Me Series) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Deer: Amazing Fun Facts and Pictures about Deer for Kids • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Wacky Wednesday (Beginner Books(R)) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Wombat: Children's Book of Amazing Photos and Fun Facts about Wombat • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Wombat: Amazing Fun Facts and Pictures about Wombat for Kids • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
How to Lose a Lemur • Amazon Business $9.94 1 $9.94
Pete the Cat: The Petes Go Marching • Amazon Business $9.40 1 $9.40
Caribou (Animals of North America) • Amazon Business $9.38 1 $9.38
We're Going on a Lion Hunt • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Explore Earth's Five Oceans (Explore the Continents) • Amazon Business $8.18 1 $8.18
Sloths (Animals That Live in the Rain Forest) • Amazon Business $8.15 1 $8.15
Kangaroos (Seedlings) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Pouch! • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Asia (Pull Ahead Books Continents) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Australia (Pull Ahead Books Continents) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Deer, Moose, Elk and Caribou (Kids Can Press Wildlife Series) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
North America (Pull Ahead Books) (Pull Ahead Books: Continents) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
South America (Pull Ahead Books -- Continents) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Africa (Pull Ahead Books Continents) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Toucans and Other Birds/ Tucanes y otras aves (Animals That Live in the Rain Forest/ Animales De La Selva) (English and Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
Welcome to the World of Kangaroos (Welcome to the World Series) • Amazon Business $7.38 1 $7.38
It's a Boa Constrictor! (Bumba Books - Rain Forest Animals) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Lemurs (Nature's Children) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Anteaters (Nature's Children (Children's Press Paperback)) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Antarctica (Pull Ahead Books Continents) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Zebras (Wild Ones) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Jaguar (A Day in the Life: Rain Forest Animals) • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Anaconda (A Day in the Life: Rain Forest Animals) • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Orangutan (A Day in the Life: Rain Forest Animals) • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Howler Monkey (A Day in the Life: Rain Forest Animals) • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Poison Dart Frog (A Day in the Life: Rain Forest Animals) • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Lemur (A Day in the Life: Rain Forest Animals) • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Reindeer (A Day in the Life: Polar Animals) • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Sloths (Nature's Children) • Amazon Business $6.60 1 $6.60
The View at the Zoo • Amazon Business $6.58 1 $6.58
Koala Lou • Amazon Business $6.03 1 $6.03
Sloths (Elementary Explorers) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Seven Continents (Rookie Read-About Geography) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Macaw (A Day in the Life: Rain Forest Animals) • Amazon Business $5.93 1 $5.93
Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business • Amazon Business $5.56 1 $5.56
Smart Kids: Rainforest • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
Penguins • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
National Geographic Readers: Elephants • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Explore My World Koalas • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Arctic Fox (A Day in the Life: Polar Animals) • Amazon Business $4.50 1 $4.50
Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too? • Amazon Business $4.40 1 $4.40
National Geographic Readers: Giraffes • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Giraffes (Penguin Young Readers, Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Amazing Tigers! (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
How the Zebra Got Its Stripes (Little Golden Book) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Penguin Facts for Kids: Exciting Facts About Penguins (Facts About Animals) (Volume 18) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Monkeys • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Lions • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Meerkats • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Koalas • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Bears • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Snakes! • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Great Migrations Elephants • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Slither, Snake! • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Swing Sloth!: Explore the Rain Forest • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
I Want To Be A Zookeeper • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
National Geographic Readers: Level 2 - Pandas • Amazon Business $3.68 1 $3.68
National Geographic Readers: Penguins! • Amazon Business $3.39 1 $3.39
National Geographic Readers: Tigers • Amazon Business $3.39 1 $3.39
National Geographic Readers: Cheetahs • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
Pete the Cat: Go, Pete, Go! • Amazon Business $2.88 1 $2.88
Pete the Cat and the Cool Caterpillar (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $2.79 1 $2.79
Pete the Cat: Scuba-Cat (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $2.77 1 $2.77

Materials cost

$466.57

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$503.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.87

Total project goal

$592.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$592.44

1 Donor

-$592.44

Donations toward project cost

-$503.57

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$88.87

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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