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Ms. Simon from Pewaukee WI is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Inspire Me to Read

My students need engaging, leveled books to spark their interest in reading and learning new information. Also, the phonics and alphabet hands-on activities allow for my students to get additional independent time to practice skills.

  • $1,171 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is made up of diverse children. We are at 100% free or reduced-price lunch. The children are given high expectations on a daily basis even though they may have some difficult times at home. Most of the children enjoy coming to school each day and will give their very best, knowing that the teachers will be their to support them.

The students in my classroom are eager to explore and learn.

My classroom is high energy and motivates my students to become engaged.

My Project

My low-income, kindergarten students are learning to read. They are diving into books, excited to look for known sight words. The books in this project will allow my students to be successful as they begin their journey of loving to read.

My students are able to choose their own just right books in our classroom library.

I put book bins and a shelf to help organize the library for when the students are shopping for books. The excitement I can hear when they find a book with a familiar character or scene.

These books are exactly what my students need to feel successful and want to dive into reading.

Ms. Simon
Grades PreK-2

This project will reach 22 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ195 - Classic Birch All-Purpose Storage Unit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $329.00 1 $329.00
FF455X - Phonics Magnetic Word Building Boards - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
GG965X - Help-Yourself Book Bins - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 2 $79.98
TT794X - Store-It-All Rotating Caddies - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $76.99 1 $76.99
CK30GR - Big Beanbag Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LL171 - Lakeshore Washable Ink Pads Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $18.99 2 $37.98
FA253 - Alphabet Picture Stencils • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Curious You: On Your Way! • Amazon Business $7.75 3 $23.25
LL248 - Alphabet Picture Magnets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
A Is for Angry: An Animal and Adjective Alphabet • Amazon Business $9.48 2 $18.96
It's Mine! • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
BooBoo (Gossie & Friends) • Amazon Business $6.93 2 $13.86
Gossie: A Gosling on the Go! (Gossie & Friends) • Amazon Business $6.28 2 $12.56
Brand New Readers Winter Fun! Box • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
A Chair for My Mother 25th Anniversary Edition (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $4.38 2 $8.76
Jasper & Joop (Reader) (Gossie & Friends) • Amazon Business $3.99 2 $7.98
AlphaOops!: The Day Z Went First • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Peedie (Gossie & Friends) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Beeper's Friends: Brand New Readers • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Fish and Frog: Brand New Readers • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Otter Everywhere: Brand New Readers • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
A Is for Awful: A Grumpy Cat ABC Book (Grumpy Cat) (Little Golden Book) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Popcorn (Green Light Readers Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.95 1 $3.95
Sam and the Bag (Green Light Readers Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.95 1 $3.95
Rick Is Sick (Green Light Readers Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.95 1 $3.95
Big Pig and Little Pig (Green Light Readers Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.95 1 $3.95
Big Brown Bear (Green Light Readers Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.95 1 $3.95
Eddie the Raccoon: Brand New Readers • Amazon Business $3.29 1 $3.29
Piggy and Dad: Brand New Readers • Amazon Business $3.29 1 $3.29
Monkey Trouble: Brand New Readers • Amazon Business $3.29 1 $3.29
Three Little Bears Play All Day: Brand New Readers • Amazon Business $3.29 1 $3.29
Mouse Has Fun: Brand New Readers • Amazon Business $3.22 1 $3.22
Edna Elephant: Brand New Readers • Amazon Business $3.04 1 $3.04
Thomas' ABC Book (Thomas & Friends) (Pictureback(R)) • Amazon Business $2.81 1 $2.81
Big Dog and Little Dog Getting in Trouble (Reader) (Green Light Readers Level 1) • Amazon Business $2.28 1 $2.28

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