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Mrs. Snell from Herndon VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Jump Into Books!

My students need big books like One Duck Stuck, It Looked Like Spilt Milk and Goodnight Moon and story telling materials to help with literacy.

  • $711 goal

This project expired on January 22, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.–Maya Angelou As an early childhood educator, my job is to develop the love and joy of literacy before my students enter Kindergarten.

My students are all participant in the Early Childhood Special Education program.

They range in ages 2-5 and are enjoying their first experience in the public school system. My students have a range of developmental delays that impact their participation in the general education classroom. My students are curious, enthusiastic, sneaky and funny. They love play, movement and expressing themselves. My school is a warm and nurturing community. The school embraces the youngest students and values the importance of their education.

My Project

Through Donor's Choose, I would like to request big books and materials to help engage my students in their love of literacy. My students need to learn in a variety of ways and learn best through tactile and highly visible materials. I would like to create Book Bags that will contain a big book and tactile materials to help all students access the curriculum and help them become excited about books.

My students will benefit from having tactile materials such as puppets and big books.

Students will be able to experience books and show their knowledge by using the materials to recreate stories and retell.

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG165X - Let’s Talk! Storytelling Puppets - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
BT183 - Best-Buy Tub of Animals • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LA327 - It Looked Like Spilt Milk Storytelling Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Career Book Set (Set of 8) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.31 1 $26.31
BK321 - Goodnight Moon Big Book by Margaret Wise Brown • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
BK1812 - It Looked Like Spilt Milk Big Book by Charles G. Shaw • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Felt Set (14 Pieces) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $19.51 1 $19.51
Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? • AKJ Books $18.19 1 $18.19
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? (Big Book) • AKJ Books $18.17 1 $18.17
Little Blue Truck • AKJ Books $17.54 1 $17.54
Napping House • AKJ Books $17.54 1 $17.54
Gingerbread Boy Big Book • AKJ Books $17.54 1 $17.54
Three Billy Goats Gruff • AKJ Books $17.54 1 $17.54
Time For Bed (Big Book Edition) • AKJ Books $17.54 1 $17.54
Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? • AKJ Books $17.54 1 $17.54
RR534 - Go Away, Big Green Monster! Storytelling Puppet Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See Felt Set (11 Pieces) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $16.96 1 $16.96
Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear Felt Set (11 Pieces) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $16.96 1 $16.96
When It Starts to Snow • AKJ Books $16.89 1 $16.89
My Five Senses • AKJ Books $16.24 1 $16.24
One Duck Stuck Big Book • AKJ Books $16.24 1 $16.24
It Looked Like Spilt Milk (Big Book Edition) • AKJ Books $16.24 1 $16.24
From Head to Toe Big Book Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrato • AKJ Books $16.24 1 $16.24

Materials cost

$565.14

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$603.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$106.52

Total project goal

$710.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$710.14

5 Donors

-$701.32

Donations toward project cost

-$603.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$97.70

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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