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  • $180 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. McNerney
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Hungry for The Very Hungry Caterpillar

My students need high interest books, such as The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, to enjoy during our independent reading time.

My Students

"Teachers who love teaching, teach children who love learning." As I enter my 20th year of teaching, I continue to follow this mantra in my classroom. I teach 28 wonderful students who come from poverty. My students are from varying ethnic backgrounds. Most of them come from homes that are struggling financially.

My students are extremely motivated, and they are genuinely respectful to each other.

They are lovers of learning, and I am truly grateful to be their teacher this year. They come to school with smiles on their faces, and they are eager to learn. We need materials to use in our literacy centers.

My Project

My first grade students are aspiring readers. They love having books read to them. Story time is their favorite time of the day. Recently, I have been borrowing books by Eric Carle from the library. The students love them!! They can't wait for me to read them at story time. They like reading them over and over during their independent reading time.

Eric Carle's books are full of vibrant colors and engaging stories.

They are great books to use for beginning readers. They are full of repetition and easy to read words. I would like to have a set of Eric Carle books for my classroom that my students and I can enjoy together.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Very Clumsy Click Beetle (Eric Carle's Very Series) • Amazon Business $17.62 1 $17.62
The Eric Carle Mini Library: A Storybook Gift Set (The World of Eric Carle) • Amazon Business $9.81 1 $9.81
The Very Quiet Cricket Board Book • Amazon Business $9.28 1 $9.28
The Tiny Seed (The World of Eric Carle) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Very Busy Spider • Amazon Business $8.29 1 $8.29
The Very Lonely Firefly board book • Amazon Business $8.24 1 $8.24
The Grouchy Ladybug • Amazon Business $7.35 1 $7.35
The Very Hungry Caterpillar • Amazon Business $6.86 1 $6.86
Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? (Brown Bear and Friends) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? Board Book • Amazon Business $5.85 1 $5.85
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? • Amazon Business $5.85 1 $5.85
Eric Carle's How Things Grow • Amazon Business $5.81 1 $5.81
Do You Want to Be My Friend? Board Book • Amazon Business $5.38 1 $5.38
Mister Seahorse: board book (World of Eric Carle) • Amazon Business $4.26 1 $4.26
The Mixed-Up Chameleon Board Book • Amazon Business $4.06 1 $4.06
From Head to Toe Board Book • Amazon Business $3.63 1 $3.63
10 Little Rubber Ducks Board Book (World of Eric Carle) • Amazon Business $3.52 1 $3.52

Materials cost

$120.79

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$152.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.93

Total project goal

$179.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$179.53

1 Donor

-$179.53

Donations toward project cost

-$152.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.93

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 30 students.

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