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Ms. Mac from Albuquerque NM is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Does Money Grow on Trees?

Help me give my students money inspired novels and pictures books as well as storage that is inspired by financial literacy!

  • $375 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in a small, fully inclusive charter school, where almost seventy percent of the students receive free or reduced-price lunch. I work with students who are labeled in many ways: ELL, LD, ID, BIP, IEP, SLP, apraxic, autistic, ADD, ADHD, ODD, and the list goes on. I'm working to help students remove their labels and find their feet, as well as their voices.

My students come from a variety of backgrounds, but one thing they have in common is their thirst for creative learning opportunities.

My Project

These resources for money related novels, picture books for our read about math station, and storage. Too often students think "Money Grows on Trees". They don't realize where and how money works in the real world! It is time to focus on this issue now.

Yellow is the new green!

These novels pertain to a lemonade stand, handling of money, and planning. These stories will be a basis for how we can set goals, budget, and increase our profits with something as simple as a lemon. This will be part one in a two part project to get kids thinking bigger than 3rd grade. Storage for our classroom novels is essential to maintaining any type of order. The star of this project is the literature I want to put into my stands hands- with your help!

Ms. Mac
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 80 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Simpli Home Hamilton Large Storage Ottoman Bench • Amazon Business $142.28 1 $142.28
The Lemonade War (The Lemonade War Series) • Amazon Business $7.99 15 $119.85
Lemonade in Winter: A Book About Two Kids Counting Money • Amazon Business $13.93 1 $13.93
Bunny Money (Max and Ruby) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$284.05

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$318.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.17

Total project goal

$374.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$374.48

43 Donors

-$181.20

Donations toward project cost

-$161.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.80

match offer

-$184.60

Match offer toward project cost

-$156.91

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.69

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.68

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$0.00

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