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Mrs. Contreras from Lancaster TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Home-School Connection

My students need books to be sent home to create a school-home connection for parents to read age-appropriate books to strengthen language skills, literacy development and parent-child relationship at the same time.

  • $346 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 4 years old in a Pre K/Head Start program and all of them are from low income families. Many lack listening skills and vocabulary and have little resources at home to help them develop these skills.

My students enjoy good books read to them, they engage in literacy activities and have an excitement for learning.

I try placing books in all centers for them to have a quick access to, no matter the activity they are working on.

My Project

When parents and teachers work well together, everyone benefits. Parents who spend time reading to their children create nurturing relationships, which is important for a child’s cognitive, language and social-emotional development, which promotes early brain development, early literacy, language development and school readiness. Most families lack books at home to read to their children. This project gives us the opportunity to create a library to send books home for parents to read to their child. Literacy activities conducted at home can positively influence development in the areas of oral language, vocabulary, print awareness, comprehension, and children’s values related to reading.

Mrs. Contreras
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RA770 - Spanish Paperback Classics Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $119.00 1 $119.00
Classic Tales Bilingual Books (Set of 12) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $40.76 1 $40.76
Traditional Stories in Spanish Book Set (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $38.21 1 $38.21
Spanish Favorites Book Set (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $38.21 1 $38.21
Book Bags (Set of 10) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.86 2 $23.72

Materials cost

$259.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$293.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.85

Total project goal

$345.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$345.65

1 Donor

-$172.82

Donations toward project cost

-$146.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.92

match offer

-$172.82

Match offer toward project cost

-$146.90

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.92

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$0.00

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