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Ms. Smithson from Apex NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Get Kindergartners Reading at Home!

Help me give my students books that they can borrow to read at home.

  • $589 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a kindergarten teacher in a public school located in North Carolina. I have a classroom full of inquisitive 5-year-old minds that desire to become avid readers. My students are just beginning to understand that books can unlock knowledge. They are realizing that they can become 'experts' on topics by reading about them in books.

I want to foster their love of reading and provide them with a literacy rich environment, that puts them on their path to their best learning.

My Project

There is no doubt that reading at home is one of the best ways to set on the right path for doing students to do their best learning. The "reading at home" research is well-documented, and when students have access to lots of books at home, this is not a problem. I want to provide the students in my classroom with books that they can take home Creating a Home Reading Program in my class and grade level that really levels the playing field and eliminates disparities about the number of books in the home. I want to help make literacy a top priority for my students and their families!

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16 donors16 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Best Classroom Listening Library (Set of 8) - Paperback • Kaplan Early Learning Company $77.36 1 $77.36
Celebrate Diversity Books - Set of 8 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $56.66 1 $56.66
Mulicultural Books - Set of 7 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $49.46 1 $49.46
Phonemic Awareness Books - Set of 7 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $47.66 1 $47.66
Teacher Favorities Books - Set of 7 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $47.66 1 $47.66
At Home with Diversity Books - Set of 7 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $44.96 1 $44.96
Answers to Interesting Questions Books - Set of 6 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $41.95 1 $41.95
Ezra Jack Keats Books - Set of 6 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $38.66 1 $38.66
Who Was Books - Set of 6 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.06 1 $26.06

Materials cost

$430.43

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$33.57

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$500.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.32

Total project goal

$588.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$588.78

11 Donors

-$463.78

Donations toward project cost

-$394.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$69.57

match offer

-$125.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$106.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.75

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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