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Mrs. Geisler from Eagle Mtn UT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Growing Our Brains with Books

Help me give my students picture books and chapter books to enhance learning and provide enrichment.

  • $814 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are vibrant, curious, young learners. They come to school excited for what the day will bring. As first graders, they are like sponges soaking in all the new ideas they are given and asking questions when something doesn't make sense to them.

Each day is filled with "ah ha" moments as they try, make mistakes and stretch their brains.

We are teaching them that they can do hard things and be successful. They are learning to be kind friends and excellent students.

My Project

Growth Mindset teaches students that making mistakes is a great way to grow our brains. Many of these picture books including Your Fun Elastic Brain, Not Yet, What Do You Do With a Problem, and I Matter provide students with a fun friendly way to understand that mistakes help us learn as we recognize mistakes, make corrections, and master life skills and learning.

We want our higher level readers to be challenged and develop a love of learning and reading.

These chapter books like Pippi Longstocking, Stuart Little, and The Mouse and the Motorcycle, will be used to help enrich the learning of our higher level students as they read and interact with their peers.

Mrs. Geisler
Grades PreK-2

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This project will reach 56 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory • Amazon Business $7.99 8 $63.92
Pippi Longstocking • Amazon Business $6.99 8 $55.92
Little House in the Big Woods (Little House, No 1) • Amazon Business $6.45 8 $51.60
The Mouse and the Motorcycle • Amazon Business $6.99 5 $34.95
Stuart Little • Amazon Business $6.99 5 $34.95
Nate the Great • Amazon Business $5.39 5 $26.95
Green Eggs and Ham • Amazon Business $8.59 3 $25.77
Hop on Pop (I Can Read It All By Myself) • Amazon Business $8.48 3 $25.44
There's a Wocket in My Pocket (Bright & Early Books(R)) • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97
Jump to the Moon: A Book About Setting Realistic Goals • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Flight School • Amazon Business $17.69 1 $17.69
Today I Feel Silly: And Other Moods That Make My Day • Amazon Business $14.72 1 $14.72
What Do You Do With a Problem? • Amazon Business $13.90 1 $13.90
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
My Brave Year of Firsts: Tries, Sighs, and High Fives • Amazon Business $12.84 1 $12.84
What Do You Do With a Chance? • Amazon Business $12.71 1 $12.71
Your Fantastic Elastic Brain: Stretch It, Shape It • Amazon Business $12.66 1 $12.66
The Thing Lou Couldn't Do • Amazon Business $12.56 1 $12.56
Zero • Amazon Business $12.56 1 $12.56
The Most Magnificent Thing • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
I Can't Do That, YET: Growth Mindset • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Picture Puffins) • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions & How They Came to Be • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Fantastic Mr. Fox • Amazon Business $10.76 1 $10.76
I Matter (Mindful Mantras) (Volume 2) • Amazon Business $10.05 1 $10.05
Dream On!: A book about possibilities (Being the Best Me Series) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Bubble Gum Brain • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Don't Be Afraid to Drop • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Not Yet • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
Matilda • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Esio Trot • Amazon Business $7.85 1 $7.85
The Very Busy Spider: A Lift-the-Flap Book (The World of Eric Carle) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Calendar Mysteries #6: June Jam • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Grouchy Ladybug • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
Calendar Mysteries #2: February Friend • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
January Joker (Calendar Mysteries, No. 1) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Calendar Mysteries #3: March Mischief • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Calendar Mysteries #4: April Adventure • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
May Magic (Calendar Mysteries, No. 5) • Amazon Business $4.68 1 $4.68

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