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Ms. McGettigan from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Dr. Seuss in Kindergarten

Help me give my students Dr. Seuss and his fun, colorful, rhyming reading materials.

  • $336 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is a bright and active group of five and six-year-old children. They love to create and tell stories. They love to read and be read to. They are quickly learning to work together, which is a vital skill in our world. My children work in small groups and independently throughout the day. This helps them learn to focus and improve self-control issues.

We grow in all areas by practicing and playing together.

Writing throughout the day in science, social studies, math, and even in art helps us in so many ways. We get noisy, but we learn so much together. We need supplies to grow as readers, writers, and illustrators. We need to show the colors of our ideas. We need ways to be active and help us learn to control our ADHD tendencies. There is so much to learn.

My Project

Reading is a challenging skill to master. Rhyming and word family practice makes this less of a chore to learn. Dr. Seuss books are fun. They build and expand imaginations. They increase a hunger to read in our youngest readers.

Dr. Seuss books mix real-life situations with creative, fun creatures.

They take controlled amounts of sight words, change a letter or two, and teach decoding skills. Word family work becomes more fun when the family includes creatures like a Wocket or a Screetch.

Dr. Seuss books are a fun introduction to the world of reading. These books will energize my struggling readers to keep trying. They will be loved, shared, and talked about!

Ms. McGettigan
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dr. Seuss (7 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $58.31 1 $58.31
Dr. Seuss's Beginner Book Collection • AKJ Education $36.46 1 $36.46
The Sneetches and Other Stories • AKJ Education $12.40 2 $24.80
Daisy-Head Mayzie • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
If I Ran the Circus • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
My Many Colored Days • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
If I Ran the Zoo • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Dr seuss oh say can you say • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Foot Book • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Ten Apples up on Top! • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
I Am Not Going To Get Up Today! • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
In a People House • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Dr. Seuss's ABC • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Crash! the Cat • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Who Was Dr. Seuss? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
The Shape of Me and Other Stuff Dr. Seuss's Surprising Word Book • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64

Materials cost

$251.54

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$285.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.35

Total project goal

$335.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$335.66

4 Donors

-$225.00

Donations toward project cost

-$192.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.10

match offer

-$108.73

Match offer toward project cost

-$92.42

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.31

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.94

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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