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Ms. Zoe from Berkeley CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flannel Board Fun for Library Time!

My students need a flannel board and flannel board story kits to make story time vibrant and engaging.

  • $195 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a wonderful microcosm of our community, representing a wide diversity of racial, ethnic, and language backgrounds. Half of our students qualify for free and reduced lunch - which means their families are living below the poverty level.

These amazing kids love to read and to listen to stories.

The library is a vibrant place where kids are able to find books that reflect their interests and tastes. During library visits students also have the opportunity to experience literacy and storytelling through Kamishibai theater, puppet shows, book videos, and audiobooks. This year I would like to add Flannel Board storytimes for K-2.

My Project

Reading aloud to children is one of the most effective ways to increase language development, get them ready to read and motivate them to become lifelong readers. In libraries, story times bring this needed literacy experience to children.

Flannel Board storytimes help to turn a visit to the library into “an event.” When I treat story-time as a special time to look forward to, my students will be just as excited about it as they are about other special school events.

They will think of reading as an exciting social activity. One of the key literacy skills is “print motivation” – if kids believe that they will find fun and excitement in stories, they will want to read books.

Ms. Zoe
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
VIZ-PRO Notice Board, Felt Blue, Silver Aluminium Frame • Amazon Business $48.90 1 $48.90
Little Folk Visuals LFF-228 Little Folk Visuals The Very Hungry Caterpillar Flannel Board Precut Felt Figures • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
Little Folk Visuals LFF-229 Brown Bear Felt Figures For Flannel Board Stories • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
Little Folks Visuals LFV22012 the Three Pigs Flannel Boards • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
Little Folk Visuals LFV22851 Pete The Cat I Love My White Shoes Flannel Boards • Amazon Business $14.59 1 $14.59

Materials cost

$122.34

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.19

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$165.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.18

Total project goal

$194.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$194.55

4 Donors

-$194.55

Donations toward project cost

-$165.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.18

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$0.00

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