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Ms. Burkus from South Bend IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Build Our Classroom Library and Resources

Help me give my students materials that coincide with our units and can give them different resources of information. Our school is also a STEAM academy; we are in need of materials that allow hands-on learning!

  • $564 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kindergarten class is full excited students who can't wait to ask questions and learn. They are creative, eager, and love to use hands-on materials. They come to school each day excited to learn and ready to explore new things!

Curious, determined, and inspiring; my students are so excited to learn how to read.

They love looking through our classroom library for a story they can dive into. My students are always excited when they get their hands-on a book that they love and can use their imagination and creativity to fit the pictures.

My Project

The materials and supplies I am requesting already have a perfect home in our classroom. These materials will directly support our units and will make learning exciting and fun with the variety of books I have requested. Our school is also a STEAM Academy which allows us to integrate creativity into all of our units; the Keeva blocks and Lincoln Logs will be perfect additions in our classroom that students can build and use their imagination.

The donations to this project will help improve my students' understanding of many concepts and support our units in an authentic and meaningful way.

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

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Animals (8 Books) • AKJ Education $58.21 1 $58.21
Weather and Seasons (7 Books) • AKJ Education $41.10 1 $41.10
How Things Work (6 Books) • AKJ Education $40.18 1 $40.18
Gears! Gears! Gears!® 150-Piece Super Building Set • AKJ Education $36.49 1 $36.49
K'Nex Intro To Simple Machines • AKJ Education $35.99 1 $35.99
100 Piece Essentials Value Set • AKJ Education $35.99 1 $35.99
Horseshoe Hill Station • AKJ Education $26.99 1 $26.99
Simple Machines (4 Books) • AKJ Education $20.83 1 $20.83
The Tiny Seed • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Full of Fall • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Let's Go! The Story of Getting from There to Here • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
KEVA Brain Builders • AKJ Education $11.64 1 $11.64
We All Go Traveling By • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Bullet Trains • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Seasons • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Fall Pumpkins Orange and Plump • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Motorcycles • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Too Many Pumpkins • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
LEAVES • AKJ Education $5.48 1 $5.48
Apples • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Helicopters • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Pumpkins • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Harvest Time • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Snow is Falling • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Seed, Sprout, Pumpkin, Pie • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Apples for Everyone • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
What's the Weather Today? • AKJ Education $3.61 1 $3.61
Getting From Place to Place in My Community • AKJ Education $3.44 1 $3.44
Picking Apples and Pumpkins • AKJ Education $2.59 1 $2.59
Things That Go! (Flip the Flaps) • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75

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