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Ms. Grundy from Sacramento CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Improving Literacy While Learning About Nature

Help me give my students an appreciation for the world around them. With these books students will be able to improve their reading while learning about nature.

  • $235 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are creative, ambitious, and have a deep love for nature. They range from 6th to 8th grade, and every single one of them has started to develop a love for learning. Despite many of the challenge they fact in and outside of the classroom, they push through and show up day after day ready to learn.

Each child in my classroom absolutely loves learning, although the method and environment in which they learn best greatly differ.

This next year I would love to incorporate more of a variety of learning strategies, teamwork, and learning options to ensure that each student's needs are met. They are truly an incredible group, and I am so lucky and thankful.

My Project

Three years ago my middle school students started a school garden that has started to thrive. They are now looking to cook with the food they are growing, the two cook books will help them find create ways to use the fruits and vegetables and open their eyes to new ways to eat.

Middle school scholars would like to help educate k-2 about nature and the world around them while helping to improve literacy.

These books will provide a great way to do that and build a strong community at our school by allowing old scholars to teach and build the confidence of our younger scholars.

Ms. Grundy
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Forest Feast for Kids: Colorful Vegetarian Recipes That Are Simple to Make • Amazon Business $17.94 1 $17.94
The Skies Above My Eyes (Look Closer) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
The Street Beneath My Feet • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
The Help Yourself Cookbook for Kids: 60 Easy Plant-Based Recipes Kids Can Make to Stay Healthy and Save the Earth • Amazon Business $13.57 1 $13.57
A River • Amazon Business $13.48 1 $13.48
Nature All Around: Trees • Amazon Business $13.43 1 $13.43
Greta and the Giants: inspired by Greta Thunberg's stand to save the world • Amazon Business $13.07 1 $13.07
Bee & Me (Old Barn Books) • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
The Incredible yet True Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt: The Greatest Inventor-Naturalist-Scientist-Explorer Who Ever Lived • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
Not for me, please!: I choose to act green • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
What If There Were No Bees?: A Book About the Grassland Ecosystem (Food Chain Reactions) • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
Compost Stew: An A to Z Recipe for the Earth • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79

Materials cost

$149.42

Vendor shipping charges

$3.99

State sales tax

$13.67

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$199.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.17

Total project goal

$234.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$234.49

3 Donors

-$159.49

Donations toward project cost

-$135.57

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.92

match offer

-$75.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

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$0.00

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