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Ms. Yekulis from Manchester MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hallway Reading in April with Dr. Seuss!

My students need a new round of books for hallway reading. To save money, I managed to find a box set of 20 of his books that include the best of Dr. Seuss!

  • $401 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kindergarten students are enthusiastic about reading!

We are a small rural school in Michigan hard at work cultivating a culture of readers.

I am working to expand their access to reading and show them that it can move beyond the classroom, and into the hallway. The children have been immersed in a powerful variety of literature. In October they explored Caldecott Books. In November it was Reading Rainbow Books. For December they read books about the sciences. In January, they laughed their way through Theodor Seuss Geisel Awarded Books, and in February/March, they explored a whole new world of cultural immersion with Ezra Jack Keats Award Books! In April, we hope to laugh and giggle our way through books authored by Dr. Seuss as we learn about poetry and celebrate the joy of rhyming!

My Project

This school year I have tried to find creative ways to inspire reading in my children. Thinking outside the house, I brought reading into the hallway while we are waiting to use the bathroom. It has been a huge hit with my five and six-year-old students.

By tying in reading, a bathroom break, and Leader in Me, my students have developed a passion and joy for reading like no class before them!

During our bathroom break in the hallway, the children have had the opportunity to explore different books every month. Since the start of the school year, they have explored: Caldecott Award Books, Reading Rainbow Books, Science Books, Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Books and Ezra Jack Keats Award Books. This month we are ready to take on books written by a kindergarten favorite author: Dr. Seuss! We have tied in Leader in Me by taking time to make a plan and share what books they are going to read when they get out of the bathroom, which has really quickened our breaks.

At this time in the school year, my students are becoming true readers and embracing literacy. They are sounding out words. They are playing teacher and sharing parts of a book. And they LOVE to rhyme. I can only imagine what they are going to do if they have the comfort of sharing favorite books they know with their friends. Hopefully, they will even embrace some of his other, lesser-known works, as they joyfully explore the amazing, welcoming world of Dr. Seuss!

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This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Wonderful World of Dr. Seuss 20 Reading Books Collection Gift Box Set • Amazon Business $69.69 1 $69.69
I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Bartholomew and the Oobleck: (Caldecott Honor Book) (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
The Lorax (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $13.46 1 $13.46
McElligot's Pool (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $13.33 1 $13.33
Daisy-Head Mayzie (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Horton Hatches the Egg • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Happy Birthday to You! • Amazon Business $11.03 1 $11.03
Great Day for Up (Bright & Early Books(R)) • Amazon Business $9.35 1 $9.35
The Shape of Me and Other Stuff (Bright & Early Books) • Amazon Business $9.35 1 $9.35
The Cat's Quizzer: Are You Smarter Than the Cat in the Hat? (Beginner Books(R)) • Amazon Business $9.14 1 $9.14
Oh, Say Can You Say? • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
I Am Not Going to Get Up Today! • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
On Beyond Zebra! (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
The Butter Battle Book: (New York Times Notable Book of the Year) (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $6.88 1 $6.88
There's a Wocket in My Pocket (Bright & Early Books(R)) • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! (Bright and Early Books for Beginning Beginners) • Amazon Business $6.67 1 $6.67
I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! (Beginner Books) • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
The Foot Book (Big Bright & Early Board Book) • Amazon Business $5.51 1 $5.51

Materials cost

$305.55

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$340.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.02

Total project goal

$400.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$400.15

1 Donor

-$400.15

Donations toward project cost

-$340.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.02

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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